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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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 481 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,800
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 18 / rolling

Top Rankings

Oakland Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1989

Student Body

Total Students
481 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Oakland Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
61%
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
19 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, English Literature, French, Governent and Politics: United States, spanish, United States History, World History
Average SAT score
1450
Average ACT score
32
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniforms)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 18 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$15,800 is the tuition for Domestic students. International student tuition is $18,000.
% on Financial Aid
56%
Admissions Director
Ms. Theresa Hill
Admissions Associate
Mrs. Courtney Murcko

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
33 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Anatomy Club, Asian Culture Club, Black Student Union, Campus Ministry, Data Jam, English Festival, Environmental Club, Extraordinary Ministers, Film Club, Forte, French Club, Girls of Steel, Girls Who Code, Guatemala Club, Latin Club, Model UN, Newspaper, PA Junior Academy of Science, Prom Committee, Quiz Bowl, RadiOC - Podcast Club, Robotics Club, Science Fiction & Fantasy Club, Ski Club, Speech and Debate, St. Benedict the Moor Club, Stand Together, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Marching Band & Color Guard, Masque, OC Theater Club

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.
Profile last updated: 08/13/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 481 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,800
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 18 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Pittsburgh, PA is $9,781 for elementary schools and $14,596 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Pittsburgh, PA is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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