Our Lady Of Calvary School

Our Lady of Calvary School is a Catholic, parochial, co-educational institution established in 1959 and sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth.
Our mission is to impart an education which has as its goal the Christian development of each student in body, mind, and spirit in an atmosphere of respect and understanding.
We commit ourselves to foster in each child intellectual curiosity and eagerness toward independent life-long learning.
We endeavor to guide our students to attain the fullness of their personalities in relation to God, themselves, and others in the sacred and secular spheres of their lives.
The curriculum at Our Lady of Calvary integrates religious truths and values with the enrichment of each student's education through varied offerings to develop the whole child.
The basic goal of our curriculum is to improve the learning situation so that our students may grow, learn, and develop to their capacity spiritually, mentally, and socially.
Programs in our school are based on guidelines set up by the Archdiocesan Office.
Teachers follow these guidelines and correlate materials appropriate to the recommended courses of study.
The school admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, to all the services and activities of the school, without discrimination, and operates with the goals of self-worth, Christian values, potential, self living by the gospel, and community and service.
OLC School is accredited by the Middle States Association's Assembly of Elementary Schools, and its pupils score consistently above the national norms.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 864 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,800
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Our Lady Of Calvary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Learning Support
Year Founded
1958
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
864 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Our Lady Of Calvary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
24 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Navy blue skort/pants & powder blue golf shirts

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
2800, for one student,2900 for two & 3000 for three or more (In-parish)
% on Financial Aid
5%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,000
Admissions Director
Sister Mildred
Source: Verified school update

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How much does Our Lady Of Calvary School cost?
Our Lady Of Calvary School's tuition is approximately $2,800 for private students.
What is Our Lady Of Calvary School's ranking?
Our Lady Of Calvary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Least expensive tuition and Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Our Lady Of Calvary School?
The application deadline for Our Lady Of Calvary School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 864 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,800
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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