Center for International Studies and Languages

The Center for International Studies and Languages (CISL) at Hylton High School offers students the opportunity to follow a comprehensive program of study with a focus on global awareness.

The program advances understanding of global issues respective to cultures and languages, information and communication, and political, economic, and environmental systems. Additionally, field experiences such as student exchanges, Model United Nations, and travel support the curriculum.

To participate in the CISL program, students must be enrolled in world language, English, and social studies classes designated as components of the CISL program.

All CISL students take AP World History, AP Human Geography, and the capstone course, AP Comparative Government which includes a research paper component.

They may also choose from an extensive listing of AP core courses and electives offered at Hylton. These courses are externally assessed by the College Board. Limited express transportation is provided.

Hylton High School
Coordinator: Ms. Campagna
Telephone:  703-580-4000

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Attendance Areas

Students living within the boundary of any high school are eligible to apply to The Center for International Studies and Languages at Hylton.


Students living within the boundaries of the specialty program school may ride their regular bus to school.

Transportation services for students who reside outside the boundaries of the specialty program school will be provided via a network of express bus stops.

Transportation requests, including the selection of a specific express stop, must be returned to the school with the specialty program application.

The transportation request process must be repeated for every year the student is enrolled in the specialty program.

Parents have the responsibility to provide transportation to and from express bus stops.

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