Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School

4801 Ilchester Rd,
Ellicott City, MD, 21043-0210
Tel: (410)744-4251
Grades: PK - 8 | 213 students
Our Lady of Perpetual Help School is a Roman Catholic school of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, Maryland, where excellence is expected and achieved and our Faith is taught and lived.
At the school students are challenged by a strong academic curriculum rich in Christian values.
The school seeks continuous improvement in its educational offerings and facilities, consistent with the requirements of the Course of Study for Elementary Schools of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
It promotes a positive learning environment with an emphasis on mastery of basic skills to assure competence in the fundamentals of each academic discipline, while recognizing the challenges its students will face in their future.
The school seeks for each child the actualization of his or her potential through Catholic education, grounded in a broader parish and school community marked by respect and reverence.
The school considers its mission to have been successfully fulfilled when it provides the environment for each child to grow and mature as a child of God, with loving recognition of the unique intellectual and personal gifts each child possesses.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild to Moderate Dyslexia/ Language-based learning differences
Year Founded 1879

Student Body

Total Students 213 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 17%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 40%
Average Class Size 24 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,400
Tuition Notes Discount offered for more than one child.
Acceptance Rate 98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Victor Pellechia
Admissions Associate Jodi Phelan


Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports BasketballBasketball


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Chess Club, Drama Club, Kidzart, Lego Club, Mathcounts, National Junior Honor Society, Robotics Club, Roots and Shoots, Student Council, Young Writers Club Band, Chess Club, Drama Club, Kidzart, Lego Club, Mathcounts, Robotics Club, National Junior Honor Society,
Roots and Shoots,
Student Council,
Young Writers Club,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 11/06/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Childrens Home Diagnostic Center School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Trinity School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Global Children Montessori School (0.9 miles away)
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