Our Mother of Consolation, a Catholic elementary school of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, was founded in 1862.
In 1881, the doors at the present location, 17 E. Chestnut Hill Avenue, were opened.
The school is staffed by the Sisters of St. Joseph and lay faculty.
Our Mother of Consolation serves the educational needs of children from pre-kindergarten through grade eight.
Our average class size is 23 students. OMC carries a rich tradition of education to many fourth and fifth generation families attending the School.
OMC School exists to promote spiritual and academic growth in a Catholic Christian environment.
The triad of church, school, and home act co-educationally to provide a positive, faith-filled educational environment.
Our teachers provide a setting motivated by love of learning.
We promote relationships based on respect and dignity. OMC School is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 242 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Our Mother Of Consolation Parish School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2015

Student Body

Total Students
242 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Our Mother Of Consolation Parish School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Our Mother of Consolation, a Catholic elementary school of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, was founded in 1862. In 1881, the doors at the present location, 17 E. Chestnut Hill Avenue, were opened. The school is staffed by the Sisters of St. Joseph and lay faculty. Our Mother of Consolation serves the educational needs of children from pre-kindergarten through grade eight. Our average class size is 23 students. OMC carries a rich tradition of education to many fourth and fifth generation families attending the School. OMC School exists to promote spiritual and academic growth in a Catholic Christian environment. The triad of church, school, and home act co-educationally to provide a positive, faith-filled educational environment. Our teachers provide a setting motivated by love of learning. We promote relationships based on respect and dignity. OMC School is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 242 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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