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  • O'Hara has two classrooms of each grade level from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade. We have one Preschool classroom that begins at age 3.
  • Student enrollment at O'Hara is more than 500 students. O'Hara is the largest Catholic elementary school in the Archdiocese of Portland.
  • The average class size is 25 students. It is 20 students per PreSchool and Pre-Kindergarten class.
  • 60% of our student body is Catholic.


  • O'Hara teachers hold credentials and are licensed by the state of Oregon Teacher's Standards and Practices Commission. 
  • Several teachers also hold advanced degrees and special endorsements.
  • Several teachers are Google Certified Educators.



  • O'Hara has always had a strong parent volunteer program, and we work in close partnership with our families. At O'Hara, each family agrees to complete 36 hours of volunteer service per school year. 


  • School hours for grades PreSchool - 3rd are 8:05am - 2:45pm (Half-Day PreSchool releases at 11:10am).
  • School hours for grades 4th through 8th are 8:05am - 3:05pm
  • Wednesday is O'Hara's Early Release Day. Dismissal for PreSchool - 3rd grade is 2:10pm, and 4th - 8th grade is 2:30pm. 
  • Extended Care is available after school until 6:00pm.
  • O'Hara has a hot lunch cafeteria program available daily to all students.
  • O'Hara is an "area school" as opposed to a single "parish school." As an "area school," we serve all Catholic parishes within the Lane County area.
  • O'Hara receives Title I funds to assist students who need additional help with reading and math.