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.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Learning Support|
|Total Students||843 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 22%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||36 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||23:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||24 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
(Navy blue skort/pants & powder blue golf shirts)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$2,800|
|Tuition Notes||2800, for one student,2900 for two & 3000 for three or more (In-parish)|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$1,000|
|Admissions Director||Sister Mildred|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- PhiladelphiaGrades: NS-8 | 363 students
6445 Bingham St
Philadelphia, PA 19111
- PhiladelphiaGrades: PK-3 | 24 students
518 E Washington Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19144
- PhiladelphiaGrades: PK-12 | 1101 students
500 W Willow Grove Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118
- PhiladelphiaGrades: NS-PK | 57 students
11080 Knights Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154
- PhiladelphiaGrades: NS-3 | 102 students
7200 Roosevelt Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19149
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