Oakland Catholic High School

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  • Oakland Catholic High School is a Christ-centered, college preparatory school for young women of diverse backgrounds.
  • The Oakland Catholic community is committed to an environment that promotes spiritual formation, excellence in education, a wide range of activities and athletics, and service to others.
  • Formed under the patronage of St. Joan of Arc, Oakland Catholic is dedicated to teaching young women to lead lives of faith, courage and commitment as they lay the foundation for their future as responsible and respected global leaders.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1989

Student Body

Total Students541 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Oakland Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses13 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, English Literature, French, Governent and Politics: United States, spanish, United States History, World History
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,500
Tuition Notes$10,500 is the tuition for Catholic students. Non-Catholic tuition is $11,550.
% on Financial Aid
18%
Admissions DirectorMrs. Colleen Donahue Gornick

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Diving, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
CrewCross Country,
DivingFencing,
Field HockeyGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.23 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Band, Book Store Club, Campus Ministry, Chess Team, Color Guard, Extraordinary Ministers, Film Club, Forensics, Forte, French Club, Italian Club, Joan of Arc Society Scholars, Latin Club, M.A.P.S., Masque, National Honor Society, Newspaper, PA Junior Academy of Science, Prom Committee, Spanish Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Yearbook

School Notes

  • Oakland Catholic High School is a Christ-centered, college preparatory school for young women of diverse backgrounds. The Oakland Catholic community is committed to an environment that promotes spiritual formation, excellence in education, a wide range of activities and athletics, and service to others. Formed under the patronage of St. Joan of Arc, Oakland Catholic is dedicated to teaching young women to lead lives of faith, courage and commitment as they lay the foundation for their future as responsible and respected global leaders.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pittsburgh
    Grades: 9-12 | 402 students
    5.9 miles
    1000 McNeilly Road
    Pittsburgh, PA 15226
    (412) 561-3583
    5.9 9-12
    402
  • Pittsburgh
    Grades: K-12 | 288 students
    5.1 miles
    299 Ridge Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15221
    (412) 242-8886
    5.1 K-12
    288
  • Pittsburgh
    Grades: PK-12 | 649 students
    6.4 miles
    206 Siebert Road
    Pittsburgh, PA 15237
    (412) 364-8055
    6.4 PK-12
    649
  • Pittsburgh
    Grades: PK-12 | 399 students
    1.7 miles
    6425 Fifth Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    (412) 661-5992
    1.7 PK-12
    399
  • Pittsburgh
    Holy Family Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-10 | 86 students
    9 miles
    8235 Ohio River Blvd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15202
    (412) 307-0230
    9 9-10
    86

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