Honors Program Overview

Hayfield Honors Program Overview

The Fairfax County Public Schools' high school honors program provides educational opportunities designed and coordinated to meet the needs, abilities, and interests of gifted and talented students who are willing to challenge themselves academically.  The high school has implemented honors courses in four academic disciplines--mathematics, science, English, and social studies, and provides challenging courses for students who demonstrate advanced  academic ability.  Differentiated curricula and teaching strategies which stress critical thinking skills, creativity, and problem-solving are integrated into the content of each honors course offering seen below.

Grade English Mathematics Science Social Studies
9 Honors English 9 Honors Geometry Honors Chemistry Honors World History I
10 Honors English 10 Honors Algebra II Honors Chemistry Honors World History II
11 Honors English 11 Honors Pre-Calculus Honors Physics Honors U.S. History

Descriptions of each course can be found by looking at the Standard Course Offerings, as well as department chairs can assist in deciding whether a student should be placed in an honors course.  

AP/Honors Staff

Hayfield Suggested Course Progression