Learning illuminated by the Catholic faith...

EXCEPTIONAL LEARNING THAT’S WORTH THE INVESTMENT...

EXCEPTIONAL LEARNING, LIFE-CHANGING EXPERIENCE...

LEARNING THAT UNLOCKS A LIFETIME OF OPPORTUNITY...

It's Closer Than You Think.

Salem Area Catholic Schools Offer an
Exceptional Education and Quality Programs

Salem Area Catholic Schools are dedicated to providing and strengthening our already exceptional faith-based education and academic programs, ensuring that Catholic education in our area is available and accessible today and for generations to come.

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GRADUATION RATE

Compare to Salem Keizer School District's 72% graduation rate.

CHILDREN PER CLASS AVERAGE

Compare to Salem Keizer School District's average of 30.

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ATTEND COLLEGE

Percentage of graduates who go on to attend college.

In the News

Salem Area Catholic Schools offer “an education for everyone”

February 15, 2019

Blanchet teacher Karen Parton Lee shares her experience attending Salem Area Catholic Schools.   Which Salem Area Catholic School(s) did you attend? St. Vincent, St. Joseph, Blanchet   What years did you attend? St. Vincent 1993-1997, St. Joseph 1997-1999, Blanchet 1999-2005   When did you graduate? 2005 from Blanchet   What is your current occupation? Spanish…

Salem Area Catholic Schools celebrate Catholic Schools week

February 14, 2019

Salem Area Catholic Schools joined with schools across the nation to celebrate Catholic education during Catholic Schools week. This was an opportunity to highlight the value of Catholic education and celebrate their impact on students and the community. From crazy hair to dressing up like their favorite Disney or animated character to Grandparents/Special Friends Day,…

Blanchet Catholic School announces new campaign

February 8, 2019

As Blanchet Catholic School prepares to celebrate 25 years of operation, the school recently announced the Complete the Dream Campaign. This $4.4 million campaign will have a significant impact on several major aspects of the school. Blanchet already has received more than $3.25 million in pledges during the silent phase of the campaign. Complete the…

Students get hands dirty with science

February 1, 2019

“It must have been a great day: You’re good and dirty,” said Carl Mucken, Queen of Peace principal, as the fourth-graders returned from a scientific inquiry adventure at Howard Creek. Have you ever stumbled upon a giant cauliflower mushroom or a Western thatching ant colony, or wondered about nature beneath a Douglas fir only to…