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Speaker Series

We are created for communion. Cardinal O'Hara parents, alumni & supporters are invited to a series of socials featuring prominent speakers. 7:00 p.m. Wednesdays 1/26, 2/9, 2/23

Advent Chain Challenge

The season of Advent is a time to prepare for the Celebration of Christ coming into the world. The COHS family prepared hearts throughout the season of Advent by writing good deeds that we performed on slips of paper that were then created into an Advent chain to wrap around the perimeter of school.


Click here to learn about how to donate to the EITC/OSTC program.
Class of 2025 Stats Infographic

Upcoming Events

Events are tentative and adjustments will be made in accordance with local and regional regulations. Please check back often for updates, additions and changes.




850 students represent 58 zip codes across three states
100% college acceptance
getinvolved Our Chesterton Scholars Program offers a classical education track within the O’Hara curriculum.
The class of 2021: Earned $28 million in college scholarships
school Attend 55 colleges in 16 states
getinvolved Over 100 successful Kairos retreats have impacted the spiritual development of thousands of students.
labratory All Students participate in the 1:1 MacBook Air program
19 students from the Class of 2019 participate in the Medical Careers Academy
volounteer 22 students from the Class of 2022 participate in the Medical Careers Academy, a partnership with Delaware County Technical School, at four local hospitals.
video Over 125 students participate in our renowned theatrical productions, choir, band and color guard
staffdirectory Over 500 Community Service Corps members
medal Cardinal O’Hara proudly holds 194 Philadelphia Catholic League Titles and 53 District 12 Titles. Our Girls’ Tennis team has won the PCL Title for the last 5 years.
medal Last year District 12 Titles were won in Field Hockey, Girls’ Basketball, and both Boys’ and Girls’ Lacrosse. Additionally, our Ice Hockey and Rugby club teams won their respective league championships.
The Saint John Paul II Ministry Center provides students with unique opportunities to grow their Catholic identity and work together to serve others
435 Community Service Corps members put “faith into action through service” in more than 100 projects and events in the Philadelphia area.
The Saint John Paul II Ministry Center provides students with unique opportunities to grow their Catholic identity and work together to serve others.
music Over 100 students participate in the choir program
extracurricular Award winning theatre program
guitar The O’Hara Marching Band performed in the Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day parade and the Concert Band played at the Temple concert band festival.
music The Color Guard was awarded a silver medal at their regional tournament. Seven choir members were selected for the All Catholic Choir, and three band members for the All Catholic Band.
brainstorm 17 Neumann Scholars currently attending.
brainstorm Our Dual Enrollment program with Neumann University, exposes students to college level courses taught by Neumann professors, right on our campus.
In 2019, 484 students participated in the Danny Hammond Dance Marathon, raising thousands of dollars for pediatric cancer research.
sports 2021 Girls' Basketball PIAA State Champions.
sportsarts 80% of students participate in extra-curricular activities
sports 58% of students participate on our 38 sport teams. Last year 75 O’Hara student athletes received All-Catholic recognition.

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