Science

At the Academy, science is a creative, hands-on, lab-centered program that has engaged and encouraged nearly 50% of Academy graduates over the past five years to pursue science-related majors in college. Many students double-up on science classes, with some taking as many as seven science courses over four years of high school, even though only three years are required.

The Academy has three fully-equipped labs that use cutting-edge technology, including interactive Star Boards, Pasco Wireless Probeware for data collection, Microsoft Excel analysis and report-generating programs, 3-D printer, and Inspiration mind-mapping software. 

At the Academy, you won’t just learn about science, you will DO science yourself. 

See the Course Curriculum Booklet for full course descriptions and the Virtual High School for elective options.

Make a Big Bang
At the Academy

A Teacher's View

Albert Eistein once said, 'To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.' As a faculty we strive to ignite the flame of curiosity and imagination in our students that will serve them well in all aspects of life.

-Karl Walczak, Enhua Wang, John Versteeg, Jack Flynn