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I really love Carrillo's science classes.  You have the opportunity to see and experience things hands on during the labs.  They really keep it interesting!"  -Current MCHS student


About Us

The MCHS Science Department consists of ten members with an average of fifteen years of experience.  We are committed to challenging and preparing all students for success during and after high school.

Department Highlights:
Based on 2009-2013 5-year average pass rate
AP Biology                     MCHS 88%     State: 55%
AP Chemistry                 MCHS 70%     State: 52%
AP Physics                     MCHS 88%     State: 65%


Annual Science explorations to UC Bodega Marine Lab, Sonoma Coast and Don Klausen fish hatchery

Anatomy/Physiology elective courses

Partnerships with steelhead rehabilitation agencies and the City of Santa Rosa's biological assessment of creeks program

Guest presentations by scientists

Science Department

Courses Offered

Academic Earth Science
Academic Biology
Honors Biology
AP Biology
Academic Chemistry
AP Chemistry
Academic Physics
AP Physics 1

AP Physics 2