GFIC - Blanchet has a rigorous college preparatory curriculum that prepares students for entry into a four-year university after graduation. However, Blanchet is not only a school for the academically gifted. They seek students who are committed to working hard and meeting their individual academic potential.
Blanchet Catholic School is a private, independent Catholic school for Mid Valley youth in grades 6-12. The school was established in 1995 and provides a college prepatory curriculum. Seventy percent of Blanchet students are Catholic. Over ninety-five percent of Blanchet graduates attend four year colleges and universities. The school is accredited by the Northwest Accredidation Commission and is a member of the National Catholic Education Association. Blanchet students have a tradition of academic excellence since 1998, twenty-eight students have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship organization.
FacultyThe faculty includes twenty-eight teachers. All teachers hold at least a BA/BS degree and seventy-one percent have at least one advanced degree. The school employs a college counselor who holds a Masters in Counseling from Lewis & Clark College and has eleven years of experience teaching and counseling the youth of Oregon.
Mission StatementBlanchet Catholic School provides a comprehensive education program that enables students to:
- Be challenged by an academically rigorous curriculum
- Grow toward maturity in Christ
- Contribute to the enrichment of society
- Participate in the traditions of the Catholic Church.
Honors & Advanced Placement Courses- AP US History
- Honors English 9 & 10
- AP English Composition
- Honors Chemistry
- Honors Biology
- Honors Algebra II
Students participate in several clubs, organizations, and in a wide variety of service activities. Blanchet teams compete in the 3A Pac West Conference in:
- Soccer- Football
- Cross Country
Contact4373 Market St. NE, Salem. OR 97301
Phone: (503) 391-2639 Fax: (503) 399-1259