Our Lady of Perpetual Help School

A nonprofit organization

72% complete

$35,000 Goal

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Located in the Love Field neighborhood of Dallas, OLPH is a PK3-8 school affiliated with the Catholic Diocese of Dallas that has been serving families throughout the DFW Metroplex since 1946. OLPH continues to evolve to reflect the changing needs of our society and the community around us. We provide an opportunity for our students to not only succeed academically, but also prepare them to make positive contributions to their community, both locally and globally. At OLPH, teachers, faculty, and families work together to build an environment that educates and nurtures the whole child - spiritually, emotionally, intellectually, physically, and socially.
At OLPH, we‚ are a co-educational school, with a current enrollment of 145 students. (2023-24 school year). Serve an economically disadvantaged population, with almost 90% of our students participating in the National School Lunch Program (NLSP), all coming from households that live at or below the poverty line. Have a 10:1 teacher/student ratio, with students receiving instruction in core content areas, including religion, as well as specials: Music, Art,   Physical Education, and Health class.  OLPH follows the Montessori Method of instruction in our Early Childhood Program (3-5 year olds), allowing them to thrive in a self-paced, nurturing, student-centered environment. Incorporate blended instruction strategies across all subjects through a 1:1 technology program. Students receive content instruction through research-based lessons and technology platforms such as iXL Learning (Math and ELA); iStation (Math, ELA, Spanish); and Accelerated Reader (ELA). Provide age-appropriate enrichment activities, through the Diocesan Parochial League (DPL), the official athletic league of the Dallas Diocesan schools; all-school choir; extracurricular Scripps/Diocesan Spelling Tri-Core Academic & Artistic Competitions; and OLPH Spirit Squad.

Provide a targeted Reading Program for ESL for grades K-2

Music Literacy Enrichment Program to support ELL to PK3-3.

Offer spiritual development through daily religion classes; regular mass service for all students; and sacramental preparation classes & retreats.

Offer all students an enrichment summer school program.

Provide a staff-supervised, structured after school care program.

School Counselor and Dyslexia specialist on staff.

Our Needs

Tuition Assistance
Private Donor Scholarships
Technology Upgrades
Academic Programs
Facility Maintenance and Improvements

Mission

The mission of Our Lady of Perpetual Help School is to provide students with a Catholic education in a safe and nurturing environment. We will inspire every child to successfully develop in faith, knowledge, and service to the school, parish, family, and world communities.

Organization Data

Summary

Organization name

Our Lady of Perpetual Help School

Tax id (EIN)

30-0439313

Guidestar

Causes

Education - Early Childhood, Education - K-12

Operating Budget

$1,000,000 - $2,999,999

Counties Served

Dallas

BIPOC Serving

Hispanic or Latinx

Address

7625 Cortland Avenue
Dallas, TX 75235

Phone

972-816-9786