Family and Consumer Sciences provide a comprehensive program which integrates math, reading, science and English skills, aptitudes and interests of the students into courses that enhance their career interests. Each experience is a unique opportunity to learn by doing. The curriculum reflects advances and trends in society, science and technology as well as stressing the importance of basic core subject skills. A variety of courses offer students an opportunity to develop life skills, prepare for post-secondary education, establish a positive work ethic and participate in community service. Students may choose from three major career pathways.
Students are provided experiences, which integrate academic skills and principles with practical life application or career potential. Educational expectations are high and core subject comprehension is an integral part of Family and Consumer Science. Each course involves math, reading, reading comprehension, research, problem solving, critical thinking, teamwork and individual projects.