School Profile

  Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School      Quick Facts




  • 1939 OLPH Catholic School established in Rocky Mount serving students of various races, creeds, and national origins.   


  • School Mission:   OLPH Catholic School provides a strong academic Catholic education based on the life and teaching of Jesus Christ.  We welcome students of diverse backgrounds and work in partnership with parents to maximize each student's spiritual and intellectual growth.                                 


  • SACS Accreditation – OLPH is fully accredited by the Southern

Association of Colleges and Schools.


  • Student Enrollment 2017- 18 Total Students 124


  • Student/Teacher Ratio – 10:1


  • Faculty Licensure – OLPH faculty maintain state teaching licensure in

areas of elementary and middle school education.


  • Areas of Study – All students receive instruction in the following:


  • Religious Education  
  • Mathematics              
  • English/Language Arts
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Physical Education


  • Expanded Programs:  Computer, Art, Music and Spanish


  • Testing -  Grades 3 - 8 IOWA Test of Basic Skills

                Grades 2 – 5 take Cognitive Abilities Test

                Grade  8 - Algebra End-of-Course Test given in accordance with 

                 the non-public school branch of the State Dept. of Education.


  • Athletics -    Girls & Boys Basketball, Co-ed Soccer, Summer Sports Camps


  • Parent Organization – Home and School Organization


  • School Traditions –  Field Day, Book Fair, Reading Buddies, Spirit Night,

                                 Read-A- Thon, Catholic Schools Week, Veteran’s Day,

                                 Pizza Lunch, Prayer Partners,          


  • Clubs and Activities – Battle of the Books, Accelerated Reader,

                                   Choir, Crazy 8 Math Club, Positivity Project,

                                   R.E.A.D with Cooper, St. Angela Merci Service

                                   Club, OLPH Media Club, STREAM Program