Archbishop O'Hara High School

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Archbishop O'Hara High School
Address
9001 James A. Reed Road
Kansas City, Missouri, (Jackson County), 64138
United States
Coordinates 38°57′40″N 94°29′35″W / 38.96111°N 94.49306°W / 38.96111; -94.49306Coordinates: 38°57′40″N 94°29′35″W / 38.96111°N 94.49306°W / 38.96111; -94.49306
Information
Type Private, Coeducational
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1965
Principal Mr. John O'Connor
Asst. Principal Jane Schaffer, Larry Habel,
Ann Wright
Faculty 39
Grades 912
Enrollment 360 (2012)
Grade 9 81
Grade 10 81
Grade 11 84
Grade 12 113
Average class size 20
Student to teacher ratio 14:1
Color(s) Green and Gold         
Athletics conference West Central
Team name Celtics
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Newspaper 'The Celtic Sword'
Tuition $7,200
Activities Director Alan Hull
Website

Archbishop O'Hara High School is a Roman Catholic high school in Kansas City, Missouri. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. The school is also associated with the De La Salle Christian Brothers, and is one of the ministries of the Midwest District of the Brothers.[2]

Background[edit]

Archbishop O'Hara High School was established in 1965. It was named after Archbishop Edwin Vincent O'Hara, former Bishop of the diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph.[3]

O'Hara is a college preparatory high school offering AP courses and university credit through Rockhurst University and the University of MO-Kansas City. 100% of its students attend post secondary education with approximately 75% enrolling in four year colleges and universities. O'Hara has had great success in sports since its beginnings with state championships in a variety of sports. Sports offered include football, basketball, swimming, soccer, tennis, golf, wrestling, track, cross country.

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Retrieved 2009-06-23. [dead link]
  2. ^ De La Salle Christian Brothers of the Midwest, http://www.cbmidwest.org/midwestministries.html. Retrieved October 12, 2008.
  3. ^ Archbishop O'Hara High School, http://www.oharahs.org/History.html. Retrieved October 12, 2008.