Our Lady Of Good Counsel School

We, as cherished members of a Christian Catholic community, are called to be Christ for others and to see Christ in others; to provide a loving environment wherein all may grow in faith, wisdom, and knowledge.
We strive to provide an environment wherein all grow in faith, wisdom, and knowledge.
The children who attend Our Lady Of Good Counsel School are guided to know and live their faith as followers of Jesus from the scriptures, traditions, and teachings of the Church.
They witness this faith through prayer, worship with the faith community, and service to others by choosing Gospel values in daily living.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students260 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Good Counsel School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Our Lady Of Good Counsel School is Rosary High School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is Holy Angels Catholic School (1.5 miles away)
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We have 5 children currently enrolled at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic School. When we were searching for preschools in the area about 6 years ago, we knew we wanted a deep faith based program and found it at OLGC. We feel so very fortunate to have found our "family" in the OLGC community, from the school play, the sports program, the teachers and staff, the Sisters and Father, other parents and students - we are truly blessed to have found OLGC. Besides the family base, the curriculum is outstanding. Our children learned not only social skills in preschool, but reading, writing, spelling and phonics and more than prepared them for kindergarten. Our older children are reading levels above their grade level and we love that they have kept handwriting as part of the curriculum when so many public schools have done away with it. We could go on and on about so many things, like our full MAC Computer Lab, but you really need to see for yourself why OLGC has been a staple in Aurora for over 100 years. We love it here and hope you become part of our family too.
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