The heart of a great school – true academic quality – resides in the daily work of talented teachers who love their subjects.

At Valley Catholic High School, the curriculum is rigorous and ambitious. Advanced Placement (AP) courses are offered in Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Biology, Chemistry, Physics I, II, and C, Computer Science A, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition and AP Music Theory. In addition to these AP classes, curriculum and instruction to prepare for AP exams are offered in U.S. History. As a result, AP scores for Valley Catholic students are well above the national average and are nearly 20 percent above the Oregon average.

Valley Catholic’s curriculum includes Religion, English, Social Studies, Math, Science, Technology, World Languages, Fine Arts and Health and Physical Education. The student/teacher ratio is 14:1.

Nearly 100 percent of Valley Catholic continue their education immediately after high school, attending outstanding colleges and universities throughout Oregon, across the United States and around the world.

ART

  • Art I
  • Advance Art

Computer Science

  • Intro to Computer Science
  • Advanced Intro to Computer Science
  • AP Computer Programming
  • Yearbook
  • Graphic Design
  • Advanced Graphic Design

Electives

  • American Sign Language
  • Creative Writing
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Mindful Practices
  • Production of Modern Television
  • Speech and Debate

English

  • English 9
  • English 10
  • English 11
  • AP English Language 11
  • English 12
  • AP English Literature 12
  • Creative Writing
  • English Conversation

Fine Arts – Drama

  • Drama I
  • Drama II

Fine Arts – Music

  • Band
  • Band/Choir
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Jazz Band
  • Choir
  • Choir/Band
  • Choir/Orchestra
  • Select Choir
  • Orchestra
  • Orchestra/Band
  • Orchestra/Choir
  • AP Music Theory

Health and Physical Education

  • Health I
  • Health II
  • Physical Education I
  • Physical Education II
  • Sports
  • Weight Training and Conditioning

Math

  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • Advanced Algebra II
  • Geometry
  • Advanced Geometry
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Advanced Pre-Calculus
  • AP Calculus I
  • AP Calculus II

Religion

  • Introduction to Religious Studies
  • Catholic Social Teaching
  • Relationships
  • Advanced Theology and Ethics
  • Salvation History
  • World Religions

Science

  • Biology
  • AP Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Honors Chemistry
  • AP Chemistry
  • Physics
  • AP Physics I
  • AP Physics II
  • AP Physics C
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Environmental Science A
  • Environmental Science B

Social Studies

  • American Government/Modern History
  • U.S. History
  • Honors U.S. History
  • History of the American West
  • Global Studies
  • Conflict Zones
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Economics

World Language

  • French I
  • French II
  • French III
  • French IV
  • French V
  • Spanish I
  • Spanish II

Special Classes

  • Leadership
  • Teaching Assistant