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At Oakland Catholic we develop the intellectual, spiritual, and personal potential of each of the young women entrusted to our care.


Amira Oliver, OCHS '25

“I love how comfortable I am at OC: with my friends, my teachers, and myself. Here, I feel valued as an individual, but I'm never alone. I feel confident taking risks because I know I'm supported. I'm excited for what's in store, but OC already feels like home.”

Keira Steitz, OCHS '24

“I never knew how far I could go until I joined the Oakland Catholic community. As an athlete, a scholar, a leader - OC pushes me to my limits and beyond in all aspects of my life."

Preeti Gupta, OCHS '96

“OC guided me toward opportunities that matched my interests and fueled my curiosity, offering that elusive blend of support and independence I wish for every young woman.”

Dennis DeFilippo, Social Studies Teacher 

“I love teaching at OC for a myriad of reasons, but primarily because the commitment of our entire community to nurturing multi-faceted growth in each student inspires me daily. As a faculty member and OC alumna parent, I'm exceedingly proud to be an OC Eagle."

Tina Richard, OCHS Parent

"To me, Oakland Catholic signifies confidence. During our time here, I've felt confident in my daughter's education, confident in her future, confident in the exceptional young woman she's becoming. Most importantly, I've seen her confidence in herself grow exponentially."


Academic Rigor


Our extensive departmental offerings are complimented by an ever-evolving, competitive curriculum. Our committed faculty develop critical thinking skills that manifest in higher test scores, impressive college acceptances, and intellectual confidence.

Spiritual Growth

Christ is at the center of all we do. Through both formal and informal practice - prayer, masses, meditation, religious education - we encourage mindfulness and compassion everyday. Explore


Investing in our young women's leadership skills not only affects their futures, it changes the world. We strive to empower their voices, prepare their minds, and provide opportunities that ensure they will be impactful leaders wherever they go. Explore

Global Awareness


By pointedly integrating current affairs, technology, and worldviews into our curriculum, programs, mission trips, and strategic plan, we share our vision of a world that calls our students to action. Explore


2023 Scholastic Art Awards

Twelve OC students received awards for their beautiful art peices at the 2023 Scholastic Art Awards! The art exhibit and awards ceremony will be at held at Carnegie Mellon University. 

WPIAL Hall of Fame - Class of 2023

Congratulations to the Oakland Catholic High School 2000-01 championship basketball team coached by Suzie McConnell-Serio! They have been inducted into the WPIAL Hall of Fame Class of 2023!

YoungArts Merit Winner

Congratulations to Madeline Sclichter, OCHS '23 who has been named a 2023 YoungArts Merit Winner in the category of Voice/Singer-Songwriter.

OC Career Symposium

In our ongoing mission to prepare the young women of Oakland Catholic for the future, we are pleased to offer the OC Career Symposium to our ninth, tenth, and eleventh graders on Wednesday, February 1.  AJ Ross, OCHS ’01, joins us as the Keynote Speaker. learn more >

Robotics Competition

The FTC Robotics Team competed in the Southwestern PA Red & Green Scrimmage. The girls adapted their robot on the fly in-between matches and scored 63 points in one match! They beat out Upper St. Clair High School as well as North Catholic High School in the final rankings.

Golden Goggle Awards

OC Alumna, Leah Smith was recently awarded the Perseverance Award at USA Swimming's Golden Goggle Awards event in New York City!

Slovo Theater Group

OC Alumna, Audrey Hickton Dégez, OCHS'06 has been in the thick of producing, co-directing, and acting with Slovo Theater Group, a unique artistic residency for Ukrainian artists from Kharkiv. Audrey's cast and crew will present their work "MotherMotherLand" in two performances at Point Park Playhouse's Highmark Theatre, December 15 and 16!

Travel Tales 2022

In front of a standing-room audience, eight students and seven faculty members presented on their summer journeys to Ecuador, Italy, Japan and beyond.  Stories ranged from vacations with family to experiences attending international summer programs.

Big Win in Youth Debate!

Briella Lucadamo, OCHS'23 and Mia Flaherty, OCHS'24 won the bronze medal in the 2022 Chengdu - U.S. Sister Cities Youth Debate Challenge that invites 8 teams from China and 6 teams from across the United States.

Capacitor Pianos

Students in Mr. Graner's class built Capacitor Pianos! The goal was to create four touch sensitive keys out of tin foil that would play different frequencies when pressed. 

Discovery Day 2022

Mr. Graner and Ms. Dean accompanied 11 OC students on a successful field trip to the Convention Center for Pittsburgh Robotics Network Discovery Day 2022!

Dr. Karen Hall Day

City of Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey presents Dr. Karen Hall Proclamation Celebrating a Life Full of Service and Establishing a Legacy of Excellence. Mayor's Proclamation declared Wednesday, November 16, 2022 as Dr. Karen Hall Day in the City of Pittsburgh!

OC Senior on Aspinwall Junior Council

Aspinwall Council began its Junior Council Program four years ago as a way to get teens more involved in local government. On November 2nd, they recently added three new junior members including Madeline Edmondston, OCHS'23!

NCAA Signing Day!

Four OC athletes signed letters of intent to play their respective sports at the collegiate level.

EQT 10 Miler Winner

Mrs. Tabb finished the race in 55:49 earning her the first place spot as the Women's Champion.

International Educators in Scotland

Social Studies teacher and Director of GCI, Mr. Matt Williams, was part of a group of international educators who traveled to St. Andrew's, Scotland in July after acceptance to the Educators' Summit 2022 of the Global Citizens' Initiative.

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