Our Lady Of Calvary School

Tel: (215)637-1648
Grades: PK-8 | 843 students
Our Lady of Calvary School is a Catholic, parochial, co-educational institution established in 1959 and sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth.
Our mission is to impart an education which has as its goal the Christian development of each student in body, mind, and spirit in an atmosphere of respect and understanding.
We commit ourselves to foster in each child intellectual curiosity and eagerness toward independent life-long learning.
We endeavor to guide our students to attain the fullness of their personalities in relation to God, themselves, and others in the sacred and secular spheres of their lives.
The curriculum at Our Lady of Calvary integrates religious truths and values with the enrichment of each student's education through varied offerings to develop the whole child.
The basic goal of our curriculum is to improve the learning situation so that our students may grow, learn, and develop to their capacity spiritually, mentally, and socially.
Programs in our school are based on guidelines set up by the Archdiocesan Office.
Teachers follow these guidelines and correlate materials appropriate to the recommended courses of study.
The school admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, to all the services and activities of the school, without discrimination, and operates with the goals of self-worth, Christian values, potential, self living by the gospel, and community and service.
OLC School is accredited by the Middle States Association's Assembly of Elementary Schools, and its pupils score consistently above the national norms.

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 Learning Support
Year Founded 1958

Student Body

Total Students 843 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Calvary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 24 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Navy blue skort/pants & powder blue golf shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $2,800
Tuition Notes 2800, for one student,2900 for two & 3000 for three or more (In-parish)
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Admissions Director Sister Mildred

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Archbishop Ryan High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Martha Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Lukes Day School & Kindergarten (0.4 miles away)
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