Middle School Curriculum
Students attend one of the loveliest campuses in Oregon. A friendly, caring atmosphere enables students to receive personal attention from faculty and staff. Accelerated classes give Valley Catholic students the added edge to achieve at consistently high levels.
Valley Catholic Middle School provides an outstanding Catholic education, enabling students to excel in scholarship, leadership, character development and service. Valley Catholic prepares young men and women to be lifelong learners and leaders in the 21st century. With a college-preparatory education beginning in 6th grade that speaks to the whole person, Valley Catholic promotes a strong academic tradition of critical thinking, intellectual curiosity and active social responsibility.
Our students score well above average on nationally standardized exams and we are one of the top schools in the area praised for creating students who are ready for high school.
Valley Catholic Middle School’s curriculum includes Religion, English, Science, Math (regular and honors), Computer Technology, Social Studies, Physical Education/Health (daily), Music (all students are required to join band, choir or orchestra), Art, French, Japanese, Spanish, Student Newspaper, Yearbook, Study Skills and Leadership.
Students at the Middle School perform in two musical concerts a year: Christmas and Spring. All students have the opportunity to participate in the OMEA Solo/Ensemble Festival and since 1970, all middle school students have received either I or II ratings. We also have a Handbell Team. Choir students learn theory, ear training, music appreciation, part singing, and small ensemble work.