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Our Lady of Good Counsel School

Private | PK-8

 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $290,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,220.

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Posted September 28, 2013

I have three children enrolled in OLGC for the past few years and have had nothing but exceptional teachers and experiences with the school. The communication between staff and parents has greatly improved each year of our enrollment. My children are very happy and our family has found a "home" within the school community. I highly recommend this school for anyone who wants a small school with big results.
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Posted September 18, 2012

An excellent Catholic school in the suburbs of Philadelphia. My daughter has loved the preschool program and teachers. The school has a great community of parents and educators For being a small school they have state of the art classrooms with technology, offer 3 languages, art, music program, gym, a science lab and media center. The population of students learns catholic moral values and are some of the nicest pre-school through 8th graders I've met. The students I've talked to are happy at OLGC and love the school.
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Posted May 9, 2012

If you are looking for a catholic education..this is the cream of the crop. The staff from top to bottom are phenomenal and caring. Every person/family is an individual and have their personal needs met. The principal door is literally always open; I see him everywhere around school and all the kids know him. I volunteer as the nurse and library aide so I have a unique opportunity to see a lot. The nursing office is staffed by the school district two days a week and family members that are registered nurses work in the office the other three days. I don't know if there are ANY other catholic schools that have 5 days a week of nursing! My daughter is only in kindergarten; but so far I think this school is the tops in catholic education. I interviewed many schools around and chose this school even though it was 20 minutes from home!
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Posted March 4, 2010

My children have received the the most advanced and aggressive education that I have ever seen. However, communication via PIE is limited to weekly updates. The use of online tools is helping to mitigate this, but it needs to be capitalized upon.
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Posted January 21, 2010

The Pr-k program is the best. The teachers are great .
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Posted August 26, 2003

There is not very good communication from the school office and principal to parents. Most cases there is no communication at all. Things and issues of importance are usually found out through the rummor mill. Also always seems like the same parents get the call about volunteering no matter how many other parents try to help out.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 97% 74%
Asian 2% N/A
Hispanic 1% 7%
Two or more races 1% N/A
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 16%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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611 Knowles Ave
Southampton, PA 18966
Phone: (215) 357-1300

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