Our Lady of Port Richmond

Founded in Faith... Focused on Academics…  Innovating for the Future

Centrally located in the heart of the Port Richmond community, Our Lady of Port Richmond Regional Catholic School (OLPR) services over 350 students in pre-kindergarten 3 through eighth grade. Its degreed and dedicated staff provides students with a solid, faith-filled education through a full academic course of study following the guidelines of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.  With a low student-to-teacher ratio, classrooms are equipped with state-of-the-art technology, SMART Boards, laptops and iPads, and all students experience amenities ranging from a computer lab, art studio and college-level science lab to a full gymnasium, music studio and world language program.  Students also enjoy a variety of extracurricular activities including student council, a CYO sports program and after school clubs and activities. 

In addition to its core academic offerings, Our Lady of Port Richmond’s Early Childhood Program features the nationally-renowned Blueprint for Early Literacy® program which specializes in reading, writing and oral language development. For grades K through 8, the core curriculum in key areas of study is enhanced with several programs including Honors Math, Simple Solutions for grammar, and Lab Learner - a fully-furnished science lab complete with a lab-based science curriculum aimed at harnessing the power of hands-on science instruction. 

OLPR also features its TECH Kids (“T”ablet-ready, “E”xperienced, “C”hallenged, “H”igh-performing Kids) program! This proprietary iPad-based curriculum provides a one-of-a-kind interactive learning environment where ALL students in grades 4 through 7 have their own in-school iPad mini that is used throughout the school day across all curriculum areas, including specials such as music, art, Spanish, gym, and technology. New for 2018-2019, students in grade 8 now have their own school laptops. OLPR also has a 3D Printer, Apple TV devices and more.

OLPR at a Glance