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The Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon and the faculty and staff of Valley Catholic School, in partnership with our parents, provide excellent, affordable Catholic values-based education to students in the Portland metropolitan area.

Valley Catholic High School spends $17,328 on each student in grades 9-12. This figure is called the “True Cost of Education.” Tuition pays just a portion of that amount. To help bridge the GAP between tuition and the true cost of education, we ask families to make a tax-deductible donation and to support the Valley Catholic Gala.

For 2017-2018, the following rates will apply.
Please remember that to judge a school’s cost accurately, parents must consider not only tuition but also fees, which can add up quickly. Many private schools charge additional fees not only for activities but also for classes—and not only for optional classes but even for required ones. These fees can be difficult to find on school Web sites; costs, therefore, may be much greater than families expect.

Valley Catholic charges almost no extra fees beyond tuition.
The $300 registration fee is the only fee required of all students. The only other fees are a graduation fee for seniors and an $125 athletic fee per sport, paid only by those who play. There are no other extra fees for any class or activity. Students do purchase textbooks for most classes. Valley Catholic tries very hard to keep its costs as reasonable as possible.

Grades 9–12
Tuition/Cost of Education per student
$ 13,395
$ 300
Graduation Fee
$ 165

Multiple child discount: Deduct $250 for each sibling, grades K-12, enrolled in Valley Catholic School.

Tuition is established in January; typically there is a small increase each year. Financial aid and scholarships are available to current and prospective Valley Catholic High School students.

Financial Aid – We use the tuition management company FACTS to process financial aid.
Scholarship Application for Incoming Freshmen

For more information, please contact Admissions Director Kayla Gaspardis at 503-520-4721 or email the Admissions Office.

Valley Catholic High School admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarships, financial aid, loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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