Mission and History

At PVI, it has always been our mission to help the next generation to grow in grace and wisdom. 
With our challenging academic curriculum, distinguished performance and fine arts programs, outstanding sports, and wide-ranging extracurricular activities, Paul VI is recognized as one of the finest college preparatory Catholic high schools in the country. Above all, our school’s unique character fosters a sense of community and dedication that encourages each individual to be extraordinary.

School History/Farewell to Fairfax Video

Mission Statement

The mission of St. Paul VI Catholic High School is to provide an excellent Catholic education to young men and women by affording them the means to achieve spiritual, intellectual, personal, social, and physical development according to the teachings of the Gospel and St. Francis de Sales. St. Paul VI Catholic High School is committed to graduating responsible, moral, service-oriented young adults who will continue to “grow in grace and wisdom."
Our Vision Statement
St. Paul VI Catholic High School – a caring, Catholic community where we inspire the extraordinary in one another.
The Cardinal Newman Society recognized PVI as one of the Top 50 Catholic High Schools in the U.S. based on overall excellence in Catholic identity, academic excellence and civic education.
St. Paul VI Catholic High School is a private college preparatory school for girls and boys in grades 9-12 in Chantilly, Virginia, seeking to help our students Grow in Grace and Wisdom. Our school is part of the Diocese of Arlington and offers rigorous academics, an inclusive community focused on spiritual and leadership formation, and a proud athletic tradition featuring nationally renowned programs competing in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference and the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association.

St. Paul VI Catholic High School is an accredited member of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.