Welcome to the Science Department

The goal of the Science Department at Paul VI High School is to provide an education in science that will allow each student to become scientifically literate. Students will aquire basic knowledge of the major concepts of science and be able to use science-related skills to help them navigate in a world where new scientific frontiers open every day.

Required courses in science are Earth/Physical Science and Biology, recommended for 9th and 10th grade year, respectively. An additional credit in Chemistry, Physics, Oceanography, Advanced Biology, or Advanced Chemistry is also required. Colleges require two credits in a laboratory science. All levels of biology, chemistry, and physics courses meet this requirement.

PVI graduation requirements include 3 credits of science.