Goodpasture High School students will experience an education that promotes spirituality, academics, and extra-curricular activities. A student's four years of high school will be interwoven with a spiritual fabric that is unmatched. Daily devotionals, Bible classes, small group devotionals and Bible study, and other activities such as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes lay a foundation for our students, which is enhanced by the spiritual leadership and example set forth by our caring faculty and staff. Our teachers use this foundation to teach our students and help them to reach their highest potential.
Goodpasture High School provides a variety of college preparatory and honors classes that promote lifelong learning. (Course Offerings at a glance) Our numerous Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment Classes provide our honors students with a challenging course load that enables them to earn up to 45 hours of college credit prior to graduation. Our smart board technology, iPad labs, iPod touch labs, and student remote answering systems give teachers the tools needed to institute and support best practices in technology integration. New Biology, Chemistry, and Physics labs give our students the tools needed to explore, analyze, and predict information that promotes higher-level thinking.
Along with our spiritual and academic emphasis, Goodpasture High School provides many different opportunities for students to become involved outside of the classroom. The arts are a very important part of the curriculum at Goodpasture. A variety of courses including instrumental music, marching band, concert band, AP music theory, theater arts, technical theater, visual arts, photography, video production, and chorus are offered to students. In addition, students participating in mock trial competitions learn about courtroom procedures and law practices, and quiz bowl teams participate in challenging events that stretch the mind. Science Olympiad teams participate in a variety of tournaments each year. International travel opportunities are offered each year to enhance the academic experience of students enrolled at Goodpasture. Goodpasture athletic programs have produced numerous state championships over the past 5 years.
Overall, the Goodpasture High School experience is one that enables a student to grow in all aspects of their lives. It prepares young men and women for their college future and gives them the tools to be successful in years to come.