The Essex High School curriculum offers classes designed to meet the needs of all students. Instructional offerings range from classes individualized for students with identified disabilities to those seeking advanced placement. Successful completion of an English class at each grade is required to earn a diploma. The Essex High School English department encourages students to select rigorous courses that provide intellectual challenges and prepare them for educational pursuits and careers beyond high school.

The Essex High School English Department includes:

Lori Biven English 11
English 10 Advanced
English Dream Team
Karen Hudson Department Head
English 11
Dual Enrollment English
Teresa Barnes English 9 
English 9 Advanced
Alysha Weeks English 10
Creative Writing
Arthur Gerstenmaier Drama
English 12

English Course Descriptions