"Our school is best known for our community and faith-based environment."
Students enrolled 360
Hours 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
School leader Mrs. Julie Freeman
Transportation options Yes
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3752 Broadway
Grove City, OH 43123

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3 stars
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May 22, 2013
This school and parish do not demonstrate a Christian environment. My true rating of this school is zero. We have withdrawn due to continued harsh and abusive treatment of our child by peers. Treatment that the leaders, staff, and parents have long been aware of and could not or would not do anything about. We will pray that the culture of the school will one day change for the better.

- submitted by a parent
January 12, 2013
This is a great school with a great mission. The students are highly prepared for High School and the structure and order is hard to find. Many of the other students in my childs HS are struggling but the students from Our Lady are doing well. If you want great teachers and for your child to grow up in a loving environment this is the place.

- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2011
I have 3 children that have been attending OLPH for 2 years now. Although I do like the school, I don't feel that they are getting an education above that of any public school. What you get with OLPH is extra curricular opportunities and an education upbringing. They have good and bad teachers just the same as anywhere else. If you have an already "gifted" child that is great. If you have a child with something like ADHD, the school is not equipped or trained to deal with them. If you like to volunteer there is ample opportunities. They have a great youth k-3 and above sports program. I'm just not seeing the "educational benefit". My daughter (now in 2nd grade) attended public school for kindergarten at Georgian Heights and she was reading by the time Christmas came along. All my son really gets is sight words to memorize. It should be part of their daily homework to read simple books that associate those sight words every day. I do believe most schools are what you make them and I don't think you have to pay to get the same educational quality in Grove City.

- submitted by a parent
February 03, 2011
We are new to the area, about a year now. We talked to many people about schools. (Our daughter was reaching kindergarten age.) We are Catholic and joined OLPH parish. We instantly felt like family! I have never been in a place (and we have lived all over this country) where we so immediately made so many great friends. So we decided to enroll at OLPH school. Even better. Very open to new families, very family-involved, many opportunities to volunteer and really be a part of a wonderful school. Small classes, many paid aides and volunteers. Grove City/OLPH parish is a fast-growing, young-family Columbus suburb that should be in USA Today's Top Places to live in the country, and OLPH school is a very important contribution to my very strong opinion! We already knew our daughter was a gifted child, but we had no idea just how great her potential to learn, lead, and love until she began kindergarten at OLPH. I hope we never have to move again! GO SAINTS!!

- submitted by a parent
February 02, 2011
Great school. I have had children attending for the last 14 years and have been very satisfied. Wonderful school with wonderful teachers.

- submitted by a parent
January 19, 2011
I have 2 children at OLPH, and have been very satisfied! The faculty is very helpful and caring. I am not naive to think its great, not everyone can be happy always. I was frustrated at first with some things overlooked by principal, however the more I have dealt with her, the more I realize if she addressed every little comment she;d never get to go home! Pick your battles and talk to your kids! The school can only do so much.

- submitted by a parent
June 23, 2010
Our daughter had attended this school for the past 4 years and now we have removed her from this school. The principal is not willing to admit that in the past few years she has not hired the correct teachers to do the right job. The teachers do not want to be be there nor like children that they are teaching. When a parent comes to a teacher to ask for feedback concerning their child, they should receive it, not a comment like 'she is doing fine' without another word. There is no longer a comforting spirit in the school from the other parents, principal or teachers. Do not send your children to this school.

- submitted by a parent
May 23, 2010
I was very disappointed by the experience at this Catholic school. I attended Catholic school as a child, but the experience was of moral value. The principal turned a blind eye when inappropriate situations occur under her watch. My child learned how to defend himself from ongoing attacks from students and against biased teachers. These are not the experiences that I wanted my child to take away from a school pledging to stand for God and Jesus.

- submitted by a parent
April 06, 2010
This WAS a good school but ever since the latest principal was hired things have went down hill. The teachers are very disrespectful to not only the students at this school but the parents also. The K-3 program is amazing but once you get into middle school the teachers rather get on their cell phones in the middle of class rather than to teach the students. The teachers desire to fit in with the students has ruined the educational atmosphere. my child has been repeatedly bullied by both students and teachers, yet no disciplinary action was taken. This is why my child no longer attends this school. you would be doing you and your child a favor by not sending them here.

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April 06, 2010
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- submitted by a student
February 14, 2010
This school is great. Wonderful eachers and safety. I would deffinetly reccomend this school!

- submitted by a parent
January 19, 2010
The principal demonstrates poor leadership skills at this school. The caliber of most new hires is lacking. In turn, the principal is ineffective at managing the teachers. This results in lack -luster student learning. Also, more emphasis is placed on sports than academics at this school. The tone on the football field is unacceptable. The climate at the school was completely different 10 years ago. It is unfortunate.

- submitted by a parent
January 15, 2010
Overall, a very caring atmosphere and a good education. I LOVE the fact that my kids know that the reason for Christmas is Jesus' Birthday and they can celebrate it openly and lovingly with their peers. There are always going to be unsatisfied parents, and I am not saying the school is perfect...but is there such a thing? It goes back to the parents making sure the children are using what they are learning. We are first and foremost, their primary teachers in life!

- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2009
Not as academically advanced as they let on. Always needing money on top of tuition. Not as Catholic as you might think.

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October 28, 2008
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- submitted by a student
December 20, 2007
Each child is not treated the same. A disappointment. Based on cliques.

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November 01, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
October 03, 2007
Very dissapointed! After 6 years with this school, my children have been pulled out. Several new families came to this school fall of 2006 and they have really brought this school down. My family had absolutely no problems until these families arrived. The school has chosen to side with these families for some reason we aren't aware of. Good luck to any of you new families entering the school, my advice, don't do it, but if you do, don't get involved in any extra curricular activities or volunteer work!

- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2007
My experience with this school has been positive. I have three kids in the school, in grades K,2nd, and 4th. I have always loved all the teachers and aides that my children have had. All the teachers are caring, and the curriculum is challenging. I love the school, have been more the satisfied, and will definitely be sending my 4th child there when the time comes.

- submitted by a parent
December 28, 2006
Having had an older son graduate from OLPH ,we thought we would receive the same caring experience for our daughter. We were sadly mistaken. After seven years, we withdrew her last year and opted for public school. Although we miss the religious education offered in the school setting, our daughter no longer comes home in tears. Every child is not treated equally or with respect.

- submitted by a parent
December 22, 2006
I don't know why one would think the curriculum is strong. I find it satisfactory at best. A lot of homework is given and much of it is to help the teacher, not the other way around. Heavy on test prep. They are constantly asking for money, yet they even get state money for books. Lots of pressure to involve your child in sports as well, but it is pay to play. After the 1 1/2 years my son has been there I do not see much real 'teaching' going on. It is up to the parents to help the child lagging in an area, even slightly. Class size is approx. 29 students per teacher.

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October 09, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
September 04, 2006
This is a great Catholic school with an outstanding principal. The order in the school is incredible and the teachers really seem to care. Tuition is reasonable. The children seem to be getting a great education academically as well as their faith.

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February 07, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
May 02, 2005
Our son is intellectually advanced and he is not challenged with the current structured curriculum. The school seems to fall behind in the areas of advanced and special needs. We do not feel questions are adequately addressed by his teacher either. Since we have been here the tuition has increased yearly, yet they continue to regularly ask for funds and donations throughout the year. Sports are pay to play.

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2004
As a grandparent with grandchildren in kindergarten, 1st grade and 8th grade, I have long experience with the school, faculty and staff. Teachers are dedicated to the students and challenge them to learn both inside and outside the classroom. Parents are supportive and involved (so are grandparents); problems are indentified quickly and decisive action taken. Any parent considering this school would have their decision affirmed by achievement test results - numbers tell the truth. This school excels in Science and Math, sending many to both District and State Science Fairs. Most surely an excellent educational opportunity; true value for each and every student.

- submitted by a parent
May 26, 2004
Strong Curriculum, committed staff, active parents. Of 29 students in the 7th grade, 28 qualified for Central District Science Fair, of those 28, 6 qualified for Ohio State Science Fair, 3 of the six received a 'Superior' rating. Terra Nova Test results indicate OLPH 8th grade students read and comprehend at 12.1 grade level. Staff has always been extremely responsive, caring and encouraging.

- submitted by a parent
May 04, 2004
Wanting the best for my child and living in the area thought this would have been a perfect opportunity for my child...We were saddly mistaken by enrolling our child - it has been three years of misery for our child - we have seen tears and anquish for having to tolerate the childrens bulling and name calling without help or assistance on the part of the staff. Its time to put our children first for the their education and religous studies.

- submitted by a parent
April 13, 2004
The curriculum is not strong, nor is parental support. They have lost 65 families in the last year due to challening issues of curriculum and bullying within the school. The school is way behind facility wise. They hired a new 3rd grade teacher last year and she has been a great addition to the school and does wonderful things in her class. There is also a lack of religion and discipline in the school. They have been suffering from major bullying issues over the last year. One of the reasons we haven chosen to leave the school. There is more emphasis on the school athletic program rather than a mix of sports and arts programs.

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Our Lady of Perpetual Help School
3752 Broadway, Grove City, OH  43123
(614) 875-6779
Last modified Our Lady of Perpetual Help School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
Our Lady of Perpetual Help School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 29 reviews.