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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


Junior Accepted to Governor’s School

Congratulations to junior, Morgan McCray! She has been selected to participate in the Governor's School for Global and International Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. This selection is a testament to Morgan's strong work and dedication in and outside the classroom.

Euro Challenge Victory

The team of sophomores won first place in the regional round of the Euro-Challenge, a national economics and monetary policy competition funded by the European Union. They will advance to the national semi-finals in New York City!

Big Results from States Speech and Debate Tournament

At the State tournament for Speech and Debate, Sydney Sword, OCHS'24 placed 2nd in the state of Pennsylvania for Lincoln Douglas Debate, making her the first debater in the history of our program to reach the final round of competition.

Financial Lit Students at the Pens Game

OC's Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship class is partnered with BNY Mellon through the Rock the Street Wall Street (RTSWS) program. Throughout the semester, BNY Mellon volunteers come into the Financial Literacy classes to teach and mentor our students. They use the lesson plans that RTSWS provides.

2024 Scholastic Art Awards

Oakland Catholic had 6 student artists win a total of 12 Scholastic Art awards, most notably Caroline Miller, who won a Scholastic Gold Key and 2 Silver Keys, and Madeleine Ng, who won one Gold Key and 2 Honorable Mentions.

Class 5A Coach of the Year!

Head Basketball Coach, Eddie Benton is named Class 5A Coach of the Year! Coach Benton is in his second year leading the Eagles.

National Recognition Programs

We’re celebrating five OC students of 72,000 students from across the country who earned academic honors from College Board’s National Recognition Programs! The National Recognition Programs honor the strong academic achievements of underrepresented students.

Black History Month Assembly

The BSU Executive Board brought the OC School Community together to celebrate Black History Month and the many contributions of African Americans throughout history. This year's Keynote Speaker, WPXI-TV News Anchor Lisa Sylvester addressed the student body on secrets to success when facing adversity and the importance of being kind.

The Butterfly Project

8th grade students from Sacred Heart Elementary School were on campus working with OC students and Art Teacher, Mrs. Meg Koroly. Students worked on painting individual butterflies to represent the 1.5 million children killed during the Holocaust.

DC Mission Trip

22 students headed to Washington DC for an OC Mission Trip. They volunteered at local Catholic schools in the DC area. Some students helped at daycares, while others were teaching assistants at elementary schools. The OC girls greatly enjoyed forming connections with the students they served.

Model UN Takes on D.C.

Senior Model UN members were in Washington, D.C. to participate in the NAIMUN conference run by Georgetown University. They had an engaging weekend full of diplomacy, compromise and problem solving at the largest student-run Model UN conference in the world with over 3,300 students.

Basketball Section Champs

CONGRATULATIONS: Basketball team BACK TO BACK section 5A Champs: 63-47 win over McKeesport last week.

The Basketball Team finished the regular season on Saturday and are ready to start the WPIAL playoffs.

Swim and Dive WPIALs

Congratulations to our seniors: Emily Bonavita, Channing Brook, Sabrina Leffler, Cayla Connolly, Erin Price and Abby Santora as well as our athletes who've qualified for WPIALs!

National Security Briefing

Students had the opportunity to ask Army and National Guard officers questions about America's most pressing national security concerns and the challenges and opportunities that come with being a female in the armed forces.

Catholic Schools Week 2024 Recap

Students, faculty and staff enjoyed a great Catholic Schools Week full of events and activities! Thank you to our guest speakers and OCPG for helping with a great week!

2024 OC Career Symposium

Yesterday, 21 female speakers presented at the 2024 OC Career Symposium! We are grateful to them for sharing their journeys, knowledge, and advice with our students as they begin to explore their own passions and careers for the future.

Welcome Coaches

We are thrilled to welcome Zena Johnson, Head Sideline Cheer Coach, Caitlin Doyle, Head Crew Coach and Alex Ravano, Head Fencing Coach! Coaches and athletes are excited to get to work!

CSW City Proclamation

Oakland Catholic and Central Catholic High Schools represented all Catholic schools in Pittsburgh when the Diocese of Pittsburgh received a city proclamation on Tuesday, January 30th during Catholic Schools Week 2024.

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