Oakcrest's award-winning Science Olympiad team is a popular extracurricular at Oakcrest. The team has advanced to the Virginia State Science Olympiad tournament for the past three consecutive years, fielding its first Middle School team last year. In 2019, Oakcrest was the first all-girls team in history to compete in the Virginia State Science Olympiad tournament, finishing in the top ten in the categories of Designer Genes, Fossils, and Protein Modeling. Oakcrest science teacher and Science Olympiad moderator Dr. Kat Hussmann also received the 2019 Virginia Science Olympiad Coach of the Year award. In the 2020 regional competition, Oakcrest took first place among eleven high schools in the Anatomy and Physiology competition, and fourth in the Detector Building category.