High School Departments


The integrated study of multiple fields of social science and the humanities, including history, geography, and political science.

The Walden Project is a unique opportunity for both college and non-college bound students who are interested in a humanities intensive, environmentally based education that is both challenging and personalized.

The study of world languages teaches the skills necessary to communicate in another language through speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Communication in another language promotes cross-cultural understanding and broadens your social, travel, educational, and professional opportunities, and expands your ability to participate in our global community.


The abstract science of number, quantity, and space. Mathematics may be studied in its own right ( pure mathematics ), or as it is applied to other disciplines such as physics and engineering ( applied mathematics ).

The intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behaviour of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment.

Technology is an integral part of learning at VUHS and as technology becomes available it is being infused into teaching and learning more and more.

Unified Arts

Students will learn safe driving skills and be better drivers for it.

VUHS offers a variety of musical experiences for both experienced and novice musicians. Students may explore traditional band and choral ensembles or try their hands at world drumming or piano.

The visual arts are art forms such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video, filmmaking, and architecture.