Cardinal O Hara High School

Tel: (716)695-2600
Grades: 9 - 12 | 267 students
Established in 1961, Cardinal O Hara High School is a Catholic, co-educational High School founded in the Franciscan tradition. Academic achievement is our highest priority.
John Francis Cardinal O’Hara's long years as an educator at one of the greatest universities in the country prepared him to meet the pressing problems of Catholic education.
His dream and greatest accomplishment was to establish a Diocesan Catholic High School system, opening 23 schools over time in the Diocese of Buffalo.
His mission was memorialized in a special way with the opening of Cardinal O'Hara High School.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 267 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Cardinal O Hara High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 99%
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP English, AP Physics, AP World History
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New Life Christian School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Life Christian School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is New Life Christian School (0.7 miles away)
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  • Tonawanda
    Grades: PK-11 | 53 students
    0.7 miles
    80 Luksin Dr
    Tonawanda, NY 14150
    (716)694-0071
    0.7PK-11
    53
  • Buffalo
    Covenant Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    Grades: PK-8 | 239 students
    0.7 miles
    345 Mcconkey Drive
    Buffalo, NY 14223
    (716)877-0522
    0.7PK-8
    239
  • Tonawanda
    St Amelia School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 521 students
    0.9 miles
    2999 Eggert Rd
    Tonawanda, NY 14150
    (716)836-2230
    0.9PK-8
    521
  • Tonawanda
    Grades: PK-8 | 106 students
    1 miles
    530 Ellicott Creek Rd
    Tonawanda, NY 14150
    (716)694-5900
    1PK-8
    106
  • Buffalo
    Mount St. Mary Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 284 students
    1 miles
    3756 Delaware Avenue
    Buffalo, NY 14217
    (716)877-1358
    19-12
    284

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