O'hara Catholic Elementary School

For well over a century, O'Hara Catholic School has provided an exemplary program for children from across Lane County, Oregon.
Students from Pre-School through 8th grade receive an exceptional education in a nurturing and loving environment.
Graduates leave O'Hara with a strong foundation of knowledge, faith, and a way of interacting in the world with confidence and compassion.
O'Hara Catholic School, as an extension of the family and as an instrument of Christ, is dedicated to developing the whole child in a secure and nurturing environment.
Our mission is to prepare students to strive for excellence spiritually, academically, physically and socially, and to be life-long learners with strong Catholic values.

Top Placements

O'hara Catholic Elementary School places among the top 20% of private schools in Oregon for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1889

Student Body

Total Students527 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade O'hara Catholic Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesSee website
Admissions DirectorHeather Stoltz

School Notes

  • O'Hara Catholic School is an elementary and middle school providing a quality education to the surrounding community. It is the responsibility of the faculty and staff, as the facilitators of learning, to assist the parents in their role as the primary educators of their children. We offer a core program of Catholic faith development encouraging students to model the life of Christ. O'Hara's student-centered environment is dedicated to educating the whole child. Our environment encourages spiritual, academic, emotional, physical, and social growth. The O'Hara community is committed to preparing our students to be responsible contributing members of our global community in service to others. Our students' responses to their lives' callings are based on Christian morals and the intellectual foundation we provide.
Show me:
People that viewed O'hara Catholic Elementary School also viewed these schools: Eugene Christian School, St. Paul Parish School, Oak Hill School and Willamette Christian School.
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Eugene
    Grades: NS-8 | 262 students
    4 miles
    2895 Chad Drive
    Eugene, OR 97408
    (541) 686-9145
    4 NS-8
  • Eugene
    St. Paul Parish School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 272 students
    3.3 miles
    1201 Satre St
    Eugene, OR 97401
    (541) 344-1401
    3.3 PK-8
  • Eugene
    Grades: PK-12 | 197 students
    4.2 miles
    86397 Eldon Schafer Dr
    Eugene, OR 97405
    (541) 744-0954
    4.2 PK-12
  • Eugene
    Grades: PK-8 | 248 students
    7.6 miles
    2500 W 18th Ave
    Eugene, OR 97402
    (541) 686-8655
    7.6 PK-8

School Reviews

Endorse O'hara Catholic Elementary School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
Sending your child to a single-sex school is one of several options you have when it comes to private schools.
Each state sets its own teacher certification requirements. While many private schools do not require you to be certified, it is in your best interests to obtain certification. This article includes contact information for state education offices so you can begin the process.
Marketing the small private school can be done affordably and effectively. We suggest five easy steps to make that happen.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:
Please briefly describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Did You Know?
The average acceptance rate in Eugene, OR is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).