OMC Parish School is a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence!

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OMC Parish School is a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence!

US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has named OMC Parish School as one of the 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools! Adding to this national honor is the distinction of being the only Archdiocesan elementary school in the City of Philadelphia to receive this award. We could not be more proud of everything former principal Mr. Hagy, our dedicated faculty and staff, Fr. Bob Bazzoli, and our students and families have invested in OMC. Look for information on future celebrations, and congratulations to all!

For our press release, click here…

For the official press release from the US Department of Education, click here…

For our National Blue Ribbon School Profile, click here…

To view ABC Action News coverage, click here…

To hear KYW News Radio coverage, click here…

For neighborhood news coverage in the Chestnut Hill Local, click here…

OMC: A Parish School Serving a Wider Catholic Community in Northwest Philadelphia

U.S. Census data shows that there are approximately 29,000 Catholics living in Northwest Philadelphia (including Chestnut Hill, Mount Airy, Roxborough, and the surrounding areas) and that 14% of them (4,000) are children of grade school age. That’s a lot of Catholic kids with only a handful of Catholic parish schools in NW Philadelphia. With the wave of parish elementary school closings in the last few years, many families find themselves living in a parish that doesn’t have a school. Here’s one such family’s experience. Read more…

By | 2018-03-02T17:44:13+00:00 February 7th, 2018|General News, Show on Home Page|0 Comments

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