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Welcome to the Social Studies Department

The goal of the Social Studies department is to empower students with the knowledge, skills, and passion to actively participate as citizens in a democratic and global community. All Social Studies courses are aligned to the Pennsylvania Social Studies standards and benchmarks and therefore ensure that all students achieve mastery of the important themes and patterns that are particularly unique to the social studies.

In order to complete graduation requirements, all students must earn a total of three credits in Social Studies as follows: one credit for 9th-grade Government and Economics; one credit for 10th-grade World Studies; one credit for 11th-grade American Studies.

Call 610-293-0855 x3600 or x3601 to reach Social Studies faculty by phone.