In 1883, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word opened Our Lady of Refuge School as a private boarding school.
The school prospered and grew, and it is now an affiliate of Our Lady of Refuge Parish.
Today, OLOR School continues to provide the same high quality education to its students who represent a multi-cultural population, including students from Eagle Pass, Seco Mines, Quemado, El Indio and Piedras Negras, Mexico.
The school affirms that parents are the primary educators and that teachers are partners in the total education process.
A challenging curriculum is offered to students of Pre- Kinder 3 through Grade 8.
English is emphasized. The curriculum offered is approved by the Diocesan Department of Education, the Texas Catholic Conference (TCCED) and the Education Agency of the State of Texas.
It integrates religious, intellectual, cultural and physical activities. We boast of a strong Early Childhood program.
Children in grades one through eight are taught the following subjects: religion, English, language arts, science, social studies and math.
This curriculum is enhanced with courses in physical education, art, music, computer education, guidance and Spanish.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 239 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Our Lady Of Refuge Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
239 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Our Lady Of Refuge Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • In 1883, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word opened Our Lady of Refuge School as a private boarding school. The school prospered and grew, and it is now an affiliate of Our Lady of Refuge Parish. Today, OLOR School continues to provide the same high quality education to its students who represent a multi-cultural population, including students from Eagle Pass, Seco Mines, Quemado, El Indio and Piedras Negras, Mexico. The school affirms that parents are the primary educators and that teachers are partners in the total education process. A challenging curriculum is offered to students of Pre- Kinder 3 through Grade 8. English is emphasized. The curriculum offered is approved by the Diocesan Department of Education, the Texas Catholic Conference (TCCED) and the Education Agency of the State of Texas. It integrates religious, intellectual, cultural and physical activities. We boast of a strong Early Childhood program. Children in grades one through eight are taught the following subjects: religion, English, language arts, science, social studies and math. This curriculum is enhanced with courses in physical education, art, music, computer education, guidance and Spanish.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 239 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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