Cardinal O Hara High School

  • 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 AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students267 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeCardinal O Hara High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus, AP English, AP Physics, AP World History
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • 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.
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