Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School

  • The mission of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Parish and School is to build the Mystical Body of Jesus by preparing students and families spiritually, morally, and academically to love, to serve, and to grow as members of God's family.
  • Student Mission Today, in all my actions, I will love others, serve God, and use my talents to the best of my ability.

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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 Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild to moderate learning disabilities and autism, speech therapy also available.
Year Founded1951
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students395 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size32 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDonna Smith

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Football, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water PoloBasketballCheering,
FootballSwimming,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Water Polo

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Decathlon

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Club

School Notes

  • The mission of Our Lady of Perpetual Help School is to prepare students for the twenty-first century spiritually, academically and socially. Spiritually, OLPH will seek to fulfill the mission of the Church; to communicate Christ. Students will be assisted in developing an appreciation of our Catholic heritage and will help them grow in a personal relationship with a loving God. Academically, OLPH will promote scholastic excellence, will encourage intellectual challenge and will provide technological instruction. Socially, OLPH will develop citizens who will demonstrate an attitude of respect and charity and who will meet the needs of others through service. In a safe, wholesome environment, students at OLPH will experience the joy of learning and fulfillment of reaching their potential.
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  • Bakersfield
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Oh my gosh. This school is the best my daughter is in third grade, she is academically thriving in many ways . My daughter has just improved so much ever since second grade, and I am very proud of my daughter, and the school.
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5  
The most rigorous academics of any private or public school. Students thrive in the environment. Administrator is outstanding and knows everything about the students and works with parents. Teachers are superb and have opportunities for inservices to assist them in all areas of curriculum.
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