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学术浓度

Foxcroft’s curriculum provides a breadth of course options in core liberal 艺术s subjects — English, 历史, 世界语言, 数学, 科学, and the Arts — that students may take to earn the 21 credits required for graduation. 的 学术浓度 program allows a student to focus her studies at our college prep school in one of several specific areas, above and beyond the requirements for graduation, and to learn outside of the traditional classroom experience.

提供以下专业:

动物科学
全球研究
阀杆
艺术
Students who successfully complete the requirements earn special transcript designations.

Each student at our school may explore the various opportunities that comprise the overall 学术浓度 program, even if she is not pursuing the diploma designation. Those opportunities include individual classes (with the Assistant Head of School for 学者“批准), 实习, 社区服务, 在某些情况下, independent research/culminating presentations.

它是如何工作的

3项清单.

  • 资格 & 需求

    A student may apply to p艺术icipate in the 学术浓度 program in the spring of her first year at Foxcroft (usually freshman year), 资格每年审查一次.

    要符合资格,学生必须:
    • Have a proven record of motivation and achievement
    • Demonstrate competency in the Concentration

    需求 to earn the Academic Concentration transcript designation vary from discipline to discipline but generally include the following:
    • Rigorous course work at a high level of achievement
    • Internships each year that a student is enrolled
    • Annual commitment to 社区服务 in the concentration field
    • Independent study and/or a culminating project
    A student who enters Foxcroft after her freshman year may be eligible to transfer courses, 实习, and 社区服务 from another school in order to meet the requirements; final approval for transfer credits rests with the dep艺术ment chair and the Assistant Head of School for 学者.
  • 申请过程

    要申请,学生应该
    • Meet with the Assistant Head of School for 学者
    • Meet with Lead Concentration Mentor in her Concentration area
    • 准备一份书面提案
    • Submit a transcript and a list of co-curricular and leadership activities
  • Progress & 支持

    每个学生将有:
    • A “concentration mentor” — a faculty member who will guide the student through the three-year program and track her progress towards fulfilling requirements
    • A “concentration committee” comprised of the mentor and two additional faculty, to review project proposals and final presentations
    • A variety of 实习 and 社区服务 opportunities established by the School to choose from. 学生也可以自行设计.

——凯茜·麦吉,校长

“的 学术浓度 program affords the unique opportunity for students to pursue deep learning in and out of the classroom in an area of passion for them.”

新闻

浓度的导师

4人名单.

  • 凯蒂 Hergenreder的照片

    凯蒂 Hergenreder 

    阀杆 Dep艺术ment Chair, 动物科学 Concentration Coordinator, Dorm Parent
    读生物
  • 朱莉·费雪摄

    朱莉 费雪 

    Director of STEAM Education; Dep艺术ment Chair, 美术; Yearbook Advisor
    540.687.4380
    读生物
  • 玛丽亚·艾斯99499威尼斯信誉的照片桑切斯

    玛丽亚·艾斯99499威尼斯信誉 桑切斯 

    西班牙语
    读生物
  • 梅根·塔99499威尼斯信誉尔的照片

    Meghen 塔99499威尼斯信誉尔 

    阀杆,宿舍家长
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An all-girls boarding and day school in Northern Virginia, Foxcroft prepares young women in grades 9-12 for success in college and in life. Our outstanding academic program offers challenging courses, including Advanced Placement classes and an innovative 阀杆 program. Our premiere equestrian program is nationally recognized, and our athletic teams have won conference and state championships. Experience the best in girls' boarding schools: visit Foxcroft.