Department Chair: Kevin Fowler
Each Academy student participates in a carefully planned and coordinated science curriculum in grades 6 through 12, focused on inquiry-based instruction and balanced subject matter in the four core sub-disciplines: life sciences, chemistry, physics, and earth/environmental sciences. Courses are designed not only to prepare students for college, but also prepare them for life as scientifically literate citizens who appreciate and understand scientific aspects of the physical and social world in which they live. Students in grade 9 complete an inquiry-based introduction to physics and chemistry. All courses in grades 10-12 are elective, allowing students to designate a course sequence and combination appropriate to their specific needs and interests. Advanced Placement courses in science are available in all four core sub-disciplines.