The Oratory Academy is a private Catholic elementary and junior high school based on the thinking and spirituality of St. Philip Neri, the prophet of joy.
The Academys mission is twofold: to create a learning environment that exemplifies the best in dual language education and to nurture a bi-cultural heritage for pre-kindergarten through eighth grade students to better prepare students for life in a global economy.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 313 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

The Pharr Oratory Of St Philip Neri School System ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students
313 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
96%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
The Pharr Oratory Of St Philip Neri School System Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • The Oratory Academy is a private Catholic elementary and junior high school based on the thinking and spirituality of St. Philip Neri, the prophet of joy. The Academys mission is twofold: to create a learning environment that exemplifies the best in dual language education and to nurture a bi-cultural heritage for pre-kindergarten through eighth grade students to better prepare students for life in a global economy.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 313 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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