Our Mother Of Consolation Catholic School

17 E Chestnut Hill Avenue,
Philadelphia, PA, 19118-0191
     Tel: (215)247-1060
Grades: PK - 8 | 201 students
Our Mother of Consolation, a Catholic elementary school of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, was founded in 1862.
In 1881, the doors at the present location, 17 E.
Chestnut Hill Avenue, were opened.
The school is staffed by the Sisters of St. Joseph and lay faculty.
Our Mother of Consolation serves the educational needs of children from pre-kindergarten through grade eight.
Our average class size is 23 students.
OMC carries a rich tradition of education to many fourth and fifth generation families attending the School.
OMC School exists to promote spiritual and academic growth in a Catholic Christian environment.
The triad of church, school, and home act co-educationally to provide a positive, faith-filled educational environment.
Our teachers provide a setting motivated by love of learning.
We promote relationships based on respect and dignity.
OMC School is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 201 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 58%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Our Mother Of Consolation Catholic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Crefeld School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Norwood-Fontbonne Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Norwood-Fontbonne Academy (0.3 miles away)
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