Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, located in Daly City, was founded in 1933 as a temporary four-classroom building.
The grade levels were combined until 1942, when a second temporary building was added and all except the seventh and eighth grades were separated.
At Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, we aspire to educate the whole child spiritually, intellectually, socially, psychologically and physically, in light of Christian principles and service.
We are committed to providing our students with a quality education, which will prepare them for their roles in society.
The present staff is comprised of one lay principal and nine full-time teachers, including one Sister of Mercy.
The school has the services of two instructional aides serving in kindergarten through grade three, two computer teachers who also serve as resource teachers for grades four through eight, one music teacher, one physical education teacher (Rhythm and Moves), and one counselor.
Support staff includes the following: administrative assistant, development director, librarian, cafeteria service coordinator, bookkeeper, and custodian.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 207 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,533
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Our Lady Perpetual Help School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
207 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
94%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Our Lady Perpetual Help School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
25 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost

School Notes

  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, located in Daly City, was founded in 1933 as a temporary four-classroom building. The grade levels were combined until 1942, when a second temporary building was added and all except the seventh and eighth grades were separated. At Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, we aspire to educate the whole child spiritually, intellectually, socially, psychologically and physically, in light of Christian principles and service. We are committed to providing our students with a quality education, which will prepare them for their roles in society. The present staff is comprised of one lay principal and nine full-time teachers, including one Sister of Mercy. The school has the services of two instructional aides serving in kindergarten through grade three, two computer teachers who also serve as resource teachers for grades four through eight, one music teacher, one physical education teacher (Rhythm and Moves), and one counselor. Support staff includes the following: administrative assistant, development director, librarian, cafeteria service coordinator, bookkeeper, and custodian.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 207 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,533
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in San Mateo County, CA is $21,978 for elementary schools and $33,045 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Mateo County, CA is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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