Our Mother Of Consolation Catholic School

17 E Chestnut Hill Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118-0191
Tel: (215)247-1060
Grades: PK-8 | 222 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
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2015

Student Body

Total Students 222 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Our Mother Of Consolation Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: PK-8 | 396 students
    0.3 miles
    8891 Germantown Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19118
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: 7-12 | 99 students
    0.3 miles
    8836 Crefeld Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19118
  • Glenside
    Grades: K-12 | 280 students
    0.7 miles
    35 Hillcrest Avenue
    Glenside, PA 19038
  • Glenside
    Evan Thomas Institute
    Alternative School
    Grades: 1-8 | 11 students
    0.8 miles
    8801 Stenton Avenue
    Glenside, PA 19038
  • Glenside
    Grades: K-10 | 188 students
    1.1 miles
    1001 Paper Mill Road
    Glenside, PA 19038

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