Academics

curriculum-accreditationAn independently owned, non-profit organization, Our Lady of the Hills is governed by a board of directors but works in collaboration with the Archdiocese of San Antonio’s Catholic Schools office regarding its operating guidelines and accreditation. The college preparatory curriculum is based on educational methods pioneered by two world renowned teaching orders: the Jesuits and the Dominicans.

OLH is accredited by the following agencies:

  • The Archdiocese of San Antonio
  • National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
  • Texas Catholic Conference Education Department (TCCED)
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
  • Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (CASI), an accreditation division of Advanced Ed.

Academic Facts

OLH National Texas
2016 SAT Mean Scores (for college bound seniors) 1743 1484 1393
% of Total 2016 AP Students with scores of 3+

(41% of OLH AP students are AP Scholars)

67% 57.49% (global)  46.2%
Percentage of OLH graduates accepted to a four year university. 96%
26 National Merit Scholars since 2007;

7 Finalists and 19 Commended

Updated 1-13-17

 

Classes

Teacher-Student Ratio Average Class Size
1:11 15

Students us Apple iPads and/or Apple MacBooks

Academic Competition

TAPPS 2A State Academic Champions: 2010, 2011

TAPPS 2A State Academic Runner Up: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012

TAPPS 3A State Academic Qualifiers: 2013(8th), 2014 (5th), 2015 (6th)