Our Lady Of Perpetual Help

Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Photo #1 - Our 7th grade and 1st grade buddies work on a project together with iPads.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help School is the largest Catholic elementary school in the Chicago Archdiocese.
When you select OLPH School, you join a community bound by a mission of faith, with families passionate about education, students fully engaged in their learning, and teachers committed to their practice as caring professionals. Explore the website, tour the school, ask questions.
Become a part of Our Lady of Perpetual Help School.
A Premier Private Education in the Finest Catholic Tradition.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedSpeech & Language, Learning, Reading
Year Founded1929
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students821 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size21 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(school uniform from Dennis Uniform, varies by grade level)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,460
Tuition Notestuition listed is the parishioner rate for K-8
Endowment Size$6 million


Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
After School Clubs, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Science Olympiad Team, Theatre Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Chorus

School Notes

  • When setting foot on the campus of Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Glenview, students enter a place unlike any other - a vibrant 21st century Catholic school in an idyllic 8 building campus filled with 3 year olds - 14 year olds.  We invite you to discover the distinction that makes our school an extraordinary place of learning for children.  When you select OLPH School, you join a community bound by a mission of faith, with families passionate about education, students fully engaged in their learning, and teachers committed to their practice as caring professionals.
  • In every grade, we foster the growth and development of the whole person. Religious education and its formation of responsible young adult Catholics is the foundation of our parish school. As an academic institution, OLPH School is dedicated to designing an individualized program of success for each child. Careful structuring of classes allows for every child to be known and loved, while providing a broad range of learning opportunities in academics, visual and performing arts, athletics, service, and leadership. 
  • Additionally, the OLPH School distinction involves parents being active partners in their child's education.  We do not simply enroll a student; we enroll a family. Recognizing parents as the primary educators of children, OLPH School supports, supplements, and enriches your family life.
  • Explore the website. Tour the school. Ask questions. Become a part of Our Lady of Perpetual Help School  A Premier Private Education in the Finest Catholic Tradition.

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