Our Lady Of Refuge School

  • Our Lady Of Refuge School has been providing excellent instruction since 1923 by dedicated teachers in all subjects with heavy emphasis on Mathematics and Reading.
  • We have recently added Art, Music, and Computer programs.
  • Enrollment for September 2019 now open. Please call for more information.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Education Association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1923

Student Body

Total Students277 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
95%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Refuge School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size28 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform available from FlynnOhara)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,750
Tuition NotesTuition is payable over 10 months. (August-May)
% on Financial Aid
80%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMr. Robert W. Billings
Admissions AssociateMrs. Yolanda Mercado

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band

School Notes

  • Art, Music, Computer and Gym classes are offered once a week..
  • Students may be dropped off as early as 7:15a. There is no charge.
  • An After School Program with a snack is available each day from3:00pm to 6:00pm at a cost of $8.00 daily. Parents may use this on a daily basis or when needed..
  • Other after-school offerings include band, chess, scouts and violin.
  • All students wear the school uniform
  • The school has teachers from the Title 1 Program to helpstudents with their Math and Reading. A Guidance Counselor is alsopart of this program.

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