At least two years of science are required for graduation. This requirement is generally met by taking one year of Integrated Science and one year of Biology. If you are planning to attend a four-year college, you will likely need at least one additional year of a lab science such as Chemistry, Physics, or Advanced Biology. Some colleges specifically require Physics or Chemistry. We recommend that college-bound students take science each year.

Course Descriptions:  See Program of Studies

Department Chair: Mr. John Henry

Port Angeles School District Curriculum

Washington State Guidelines:  To ensure student achievement in science, it is critical that the curriculum, instruction, and assessment align. Washington State’s Essential Academic Learning Requirements, including the Grade Level Expectations, provide the foundation for the school district’s curriculum.

The Washington State Essential Academic Learning Requirements (EALRs) outline the learning standards for grades K-10 at three benchmark levels: elementary, middle and high school.

The Grade Level Expectations (GLEs) provide detail about what students should know and be able to do by grade level.