Pacific High School | Driver Education

Pacific High School is a California private high school that satisfies the California Education Code requirements for students to obtain a high school diploma or to take additional classes not available from your local high school. Designed for all high school students (freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors) in public and private high schools in Sacramento, San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Orange County, San Diego, Riverside and all other areas of California. (Search Engine Description)
We do not offer driver training or behind the wheel classes, you will need to contact a local driving school once you take our driver education class to become a student driver. We recommend California Driver Training.
Class Descriptions
Social Studies
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Home Schooling
Drivers Education
Overseas Study

Social Studies Department:

Early California History
9th Grade First Semester

This study of early California includes Native American culture, European discovery, exploration, early settlement up through becoming a state in 1850.

World Geography
9th Grade Second Semester

The course uses the classic five themes of geography: place, location, movement, regions and human interaction within the world's environment to expand our students' knowledge of the planet and its people.

World History A
10th Grade First Semester

Literature and democratic practices of the world's governments are reviewed. Students learn about diverse civilizations, nationalism, colonialism and the Industrial Revolution from a global perspective.

World History B
10th Grade Second Semester

Continued historical topics such as: Asian history, revolutions and the end of colonialism, the world wars of the twentieth century, the economic, technological and cultural forces in today's world.

U.S. History A
11th Grade First Semester

A study of the U.S. beginning with the European colonists and their movement westward, to the rise of industry in the twentieth century, World War I, The Turbulent Twenties and The Great Depression.

U.S. History B
11th Grade Second Semester

The course continues with World War II, Postwar America, changing times, our search for new values, equality and justice and what we face in our changing world.

American Government
12th Grade First Semester

The development and structure of our national government, law making, the expanding Executive Branch, and California Government.

12th Grade Second Semester

Our students learn the fundamental economic concepts that control the production and distribution of our products and services. They learn the basics of capitalism and socialism - the economic systems of our world.