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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


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!

EQT 10 Miler Winner

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

Model United Nations Conference

Eighteen Pitt Model UN students attended the University of Pittsburgh Model United Nations Conference, which was held in person on Pitt's campus for the first time since 2019

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.

Ice Science

Great work being done by OC Alumna Liza Wilson in her research for University of Buffalo and with the National Science Foundation!

Georgetown Summer Program

This summer, Junior Evelyn Sorg attended a week long program on the Georgetown campus called the Georgetown Law and Advocacy program.

Alonie Ashley FINCA Internship

Rising junior Alonie Ashley, OCHS'24 accepted a summer internship at FINCA in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC.) FINCA helps small business owners and entrepreneurs obtain loans and other financial services. FINCA is also associated with 40 other nations spread over five continents.

New OC Coaching Staff

The Oakland Catholic Athletic Department has been busy this summer getting ready for the upcoming 2022-23 athletic seasons.

Maile Oravitz, OCHS '21

Congratulations to OC alumna, Maile Oravitz on her role as Lois/Ensemble in Pittsburgh CLO's production of A Chorus Line.

Power of Storytelling

Rising sophomore, Morgan McCray has a story to tell. Morgan is one of 20 teenagers learning how to create podcasts in the RADcast program.

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