Our Lady Of The Gulf Catholic School

  • Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic School (OLG) serves students in grades PreK4 - 8th and is fully Accredited by the Texas Catholic Commission of Bishops Education Department (TCCB-ED) which is recognized by the Texas Education Association (TEA).
  • Classroom sizes are limited to ensure a quality education for all students who attend our school. PreK4 - 1st = 18 max/grade, 2nd - 8th = 16 max/grade.
  • Next year registration for new students begins in March, but potential students/families may request to be added to our communications listing at any time to ensure they do not miss key registration events.
  • To ensure a good fit into our school, all potential families meet with school personnel and all potential students perform diagnostic tests in reading and math. Potential students for grades K - 8th may also be invited to be a "Mariner for the Day" to experience the school environment at no charge.
  • In addition to the 5 basic core curriculums (Langauge Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Religion), OLG also offers Spanish, Music, Art, Technology and Physical Education to PreK4 - 8th grade students.
  • 8th Grade students that qualify may also obtain high school credits in Algebra I and Keyboarding.
  • OLG utilizes a 1:1 platform for technology within the classroom and utilizes a wide range of on-line curriculum tools as well as traditional tools to provide a variety of learning environments for all our students.
  • Our Mission: We are a Catholic educational community providing opportunity for growth in the Light of Christ.
  • Our Philosophy: Students are challenged spiritually, morally, socially, intellectually, and physically to develop their greatest potential. This is accomplished through total daily immersion in Catholic Christianity, an innovative curriculum, and a progressive technological program.
  • Our Lady of the Gulf embraces the call to be a community characterized by individuals who recognize the value of the human soul.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Texas Catholic Conference Education Department
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1996

Student Body

Total Students130 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
51%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of The Gulf Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size13 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Blue Dress Slacks/Shorts & White Polo)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMar. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,400
Tuition NotesTuition Discounts for Families; Tuition Assistance Available for Qualifying Families
% on Financial Aid
39%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,300
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMs. Annette Matula

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Science Clubs

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Band, Middle School Choir

School Notes

  • Application Process:
  • 1) Fill out application form (located on website) & submit with Academic Records;
  • 2) Schedule Parent, Principal & Student Meeting;
  • 3) Perform Student Academic Diagnostics in Reading & Math;
  • 4) Participate in Student Trial Day (Optional but recommended, Free)
  • 5) Upon Acceptance into School, each student participates in a probabtionary period of approx. 9 weeks during which a specific contract is followed to help the student succeed at our school.

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