Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School

10441 Downey Ave
Downey, CA 90241-0902
Tel: (562)869-9969
Grades: PK-8 | 321 students
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Our Lady of Perpetual Help School has been educating children for over 60 years.
As a Catholic school we pride ourselves in weekly mass attendance, a strong commitment to Christian service and daily religion classes.
Student have the opportunity to participate in CYO Sports and a variety of clubs.
Our Middle School is Departmentalized giving the students the valuable experience of moving from class to class and enjoying varied teaching styles. 100% of OLPH Students who apply to catholic high schools are accepted.
The feedback we receive from the high schools is that OLPH Students are fully prepared for high and school and positioned to excel.
Currently, OLPH Graduates are attending USC, University of California at San Diego, Chapman College, Yale University, Boston College, Georgetown University and more.
Because of the family-like atmosphere at OLPH School our Alumni come back to visit frequently.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Catholic Education Association
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1948

Student Body

Total Students 321 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
93%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
98%
Average Class Size 34 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(White polo & Plaid skirt for girls, light blue polo and navy pants for boys)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies depending on Parish membership. Please contact school for details.
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Susan Espitia
Admissions Associate Lidia Hernandez

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Deacthlon, Art Club, California Junior Scholarship Federation, Choir, Christian Service Club, Creative Writing Club, Drama Club, Drum Club, Health & Fitness Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Yearbook Club, Youthact & Interact Club Art Club, Choir, Drama Club, Drum Club, Yearbook Club, Academic Deacthlon,
California Junior Scholarship Federation,
Christian Service Club,
Creative Writing Club,
Health & Fitness Club,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Council,
Youthact & Interact Club,

School Notes

  • Since 1948 the continuing mission of Our Lady of Perpetual Help is to foster Catholic values while meeting the spiritual, academic, social and physical needs of each student. As a Parish Ministry, Our Lady of Perpetual Help assist the parents in raising responsible, educated students able to live out the values and teachings of Christ as they meet the challenges of the future. 

Profile last updated: 08/17/2015

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