Academics

Departments and Curriculum

Learn more about our graduation requirements and course offerings.

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Academic Requirements

Paul VI Diploma Minimum Requirements:

Theology

4 credits

English

4 credits

Social Studies

4 credits

Mathematics

3 credits

Science

3 credits

World Language

2 credits (must be same language)

Health/Physical Education

2 credits

Computer

.5 credit

Fine Arts

.5 credit

Electives

4 credits

27 credits total
Paul VI Advanced Diploma Minimum Requirements:

Theology

4 credits

English

4 credits

Social Studies

4 credits

Mathematics

4 credits

Science

4 credits

World Language

3 credits*

Health/Physical Education

2 credits

Computer

.5 credit

Fine Arts

.5 credit

Electives

2 credits

28 credits total


* 3 credits must be the same language or complete 4 credits: 2 each in 2 languages
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.