Archbishop O'Hara High School
|Archbishop O'Hara High School|
|Kansas City, Missouri, (Jackson County) 64138
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|• 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|
|Accreditation||North Central Association of Colleges and Schools |
|Newspaper||The Celtic Sword|
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.
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.
The school is planned to be closed following the 2016-2017 school year. A new high school will open in Lee's Summit at the same time and many of the administration and faculty will move to the new school.
Notes and references
- NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23.
- De La Salle Christian Brothers of the Midwest, http://www.cbmidwest.org/midwestministries.html. Retrieved October 12, 2008.
- Archbishop O'Hara High School, http://www.oharahs.org/History.html. Retrieved October 12, 2008.
- Mike Genet (2014-04-24). "New Catholic high school expected to open in fall of 2016". The Examiner. Retrieved 2015-09-23.
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