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Welcome to Cardinal O'Hara High School, celebrating over 55 years of Pride, Excellence and Tradition. #Lion4Life
Please see the important update regarding final grades and report cards.
Our next story on the Lion Tales blogs honors our students who were invited the prestigious honor to apply for The College Board National African American Recognition Program, based on their PSAT10, PSAT/NMSQT, and/or AP test scores.
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830 students represent 48 zip codes across three states
100% college acceptance
The class of 2019: Earned $29.4 million in college scholarships
Attend 60 colleges in 18 states
Over 100 successful Kairos retreats have impacted the spiritual development of thousands of students.
All Students participate in the 1:1 MacBook Air program
19 students from the Class of 2019 participate in the Medical Careers Academy
10 students from the Class of 2020 participate in the Medical Careers Academy, a partnership with Delaware County Technical School, at four local hospitals.
Over 100 students participate in our renowned theatrical productions
Over 500 Community Service Corps members
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.
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.
We cut the ribbon on our state of the art media center featuring the WCOH television studio, video & radio production, and fully equipped Mac lab. We also commenced phase I of our 21st century science labs.
Over 100 students participate in the choir program
Award winning theatre program
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.
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.
7 choir members were selected for the All Catholic Choir, and three band members for the All Catholic Band.
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.
80% of students participate in extra-curricular activities
58% of students participate on our 38 sport teams. Last year 75 O’Hara student athletes received All-Catholic recognition.