Our Lady Of Good Counsel School

526 Lowell Street,
Lawrence, MA, 01841-0184
     Tel: (978)682-9761
Grades: K - 8 | 177 students
Our Lady of Good Counsel School is a small, private, Catholic school serving a diverse population of children in Grades K-8 from the Merrimack Valley and Southern New Hampshire.
We offer a strong academic program built on a foundation of faith education and moral leadership in a family and community oriented atmosphere.
Our Lady of Good Counsel Provides a wide range of opportunities that will challenge students from all levels of ability and performance to reach their maximum potential is an integral part of education.
In that spirit, OLGC offers many programs such as fine art, music, choir, computer education and extra-curricular sports activities.
OLGC fosters community outreach, service oriented school projects and after school programs resulting in our children becoming life-long learners and responsible Christian citizens.
If you are interested in learning more about our school, admissions, or would like to schedule a visit, please visit our online information form or contact us today.
At Our Lady of Good Counsel School, we believe our purpose, in conjunction with the Catholic Church community and family, is to foster the spiritual, intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of the whole child.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 177 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 47%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Good Counsel School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Notre Dame High School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Blessed Stephen Bellesini Osa Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Ann's Home Inc (0.8 miles away)
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