Department Mission:
The English Department of the John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science
utilizes a student centered, college preparatory program of study, which integrates
language, literature, research and composition. Through the exploration of literature and
expression, students develop critical thinking skills. Our graduates possess an
appreciation for literature, as well as an ability to communicate their ideas effectively.

In line with O’Bryant student academic expectations, our students:
Read and analyze literature appropriate to their grade level
Develop and use critical thinking skills about literature and issues
raised by literature
Express ideas effectively in writing
Express ideas orally with clarity