About

Mission and History

For more than 30 years, PVI’s mission has been to inspire students 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.

Mission Statement

The mission of 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. Paul VI Catholic High School is committed to graduating responsible, moral, service-oriented young adults who will continue to “grow in grace and wisdom."
Paul VI Catholic High School is a private college preparatory school for girls and boys in grades 9-12 in Fairfax, Virginia, seeking to help our students Grow in Grace and Wisdom. Our Washington area prep 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 competitive Division I high school athletics in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference.