Students entering high school can tailor their high school science coursework to fulfill high school graduation, CSU, and UC entrance requirements. Basic courses offered include earth science, biology, honors biology, geology, chemistry, honors chemistry, physics, anatomy and physiology. Advanced coursework includes AP biology, AP chemistry, AP environmental science, and AP physics. AP courses are designed to prepare students to meet the demands of college level science and prepare students to take designated AP exams in the spring. Enrollment in these courses includes taking prerequisite science and math classes along with teacher recommendations.
Clovis West offers the following science courses:
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Biology Honors
- Physics & Technology
- Science 1
- Science 2
- AP Biology
- AP Chemistry
- AP Environmental Science
- AP Physics C
The following co-curricular science programs are offered at Clovis West:
- Science Fair (Advisors: Rebecca Avants, Charles L. Chortanian, & Wayne Garabedian
- Science Olympiad (Advisors: Lori Hurley & Jennifer Oren)
Clovis West is the only school in the CUSD that hosts an annual area science fair for its feeder schools. Elementary and Intermediate school students have the opportunity to have their science fair projects judged and awarded here at Clovis West prior to entry at the Fresno County Science Fair. Approximately 100 students enter each year.