Courses Offered at Avon Old Farms
Boys are relational learners.
At Avon Old Farms, young men explore a liberal arts curriculum designed for them to develop academic interests, to build confidence, and to encourage curiosity which will in turn prepare them for success in higher education.
Opening Eyes and Minds, One Page at a Time
The English Department prepares students for college-level reading, thinking, and writing through an inquiry-based curriculum grounded in canonical and contemporary texts that explore global voices and perspectives.
APPRECIATING CULTURES, EVENTS, AND PEOPLES
The history department nurtures awareness and respect for the human condition in their students to encourage a passion for lifelong learning and an appreciation of various cultures, events, and peoples.
TEACHING MORE THAN SCIENCE
The Science Department faculty teach boys life-long lessons through science courses that inspire a fundamental curiosity about the natural world.
ACQUIRING THE CONFIDENCE TO APPROACH COMPLEX PROBLEMS STRATEGICALLY
Courses in the mathematics department range from fundamental algebra through Advanced Placement calculus and statistics to post-AP linear algebra, differential equations, and multivariable calculus.
LEARNING ABOUT PEOPLE AND CULTURE THROUGH A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
Whether studying a modern language or Latin, students are enrolled according to ability from a beginner level to Advanced Placement. Studying world languages allows students the opportunity to learn about people and culture through a global perspective.
MUSIC IS CRUCIAL TO DEVELOPMENT
Music education offers a unique learning opportunity to explore individual creativity, artistic expression, and in-depth understanding of cultures in the diverse world.
Engineering and Computer Science
A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO PROBLEM-SOLVING WHILE DEVELOPING TECHNICAL
As hands-on learners, boys respond well to technology when it comes to learning computer programming, engineering, and 3-D design.