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Social Studies
 1 Regina Wallace
 1 Rhonda Love
K-12 Social Studies Lead Teacher

The Clayton County Social Studies Curriculum provides a variety of experiences and learning opportunities for students which prepare them to be active citizens of the United States and the world. On the elementary level, students focus on history, geography, economics and government. In middle schools, students concentrate on the geography and history of the world and the state of Georgia. In high school, students are required to complete courses in world history, United States history, government, and economics.  Students who excel in Social Studies may take Advanced Placement courses including AP World History, AP Government, AP U.S. History, and AP Economics.

Students have opportunities for enrichment through course electives and participation in programs such as the Geography Bee, History Bowls, Mock Trial, National History Day Competition, social science fairs, and essay contests. Clayton County students achieve high placement in state competitions such as the Governor's Honor's Program. Reflected in the philosophy and goals of the social studies program is a combination of a solid curriculum, enrichment programs, and excellent teachers, insuring students are  receiving a secure foundation in the social studies.