K-8 School in Indio, California

K – 8th Grade

Kindergarten – 8th Grade

Our Lady of Perpetual Help School is the only Catholic school in the eastern Coachella Valley. True to its mission statement and school philosophy, its greatest contribution to the community is its commitment to providing an affordable, high-quality education in a Catholic Christian atmosphere. Dedicated members of the school community work together with students’ families so each student grows spiritually, mentally, and academically to become life-long learners, effective communicators, responsible people, and worldwide citizens.

Today, approximately 200 students receive an accredited, faith-based education each year in Grades K-8.

Subjects in our K-8 curriculum include:

Religion
Family Life and Sexuality
Language Arts
Reading, Literature, and Phonics, depending on the grade level
Mathematics, Pre-Algebra, and Algebra
Science
Health and Nutrition
Music and Dance
Art
Physical Education
Social Studies
Spanish in grades 6-8
Computer Studies and Technology in grade 1-8
Weekly Mass attendance and classroom and school-wide prayer services also continue to be an important part of the school’s culture and everyday life as an OLPH student.

Coursework

Our Lady of Perpetual Help School provides a general-education curriculum that satisfies the private school requirement of the California Education Code and the Diocesan requirements. Our Lady of Perpetual Help School also follows the recommended time allotment schedule for each subject.

The curriculum subjects are:

Kindergarten

Religion

Family Life and Sexuality

Language Arts (English, reading, spelling, printing, story time, drama, speech, phonics)
Mathematics
Science/Health
Nutrition and Safety
Music/Dance
Art
Physical Education
Social Studies

1st-8th Grade

Religion

Family Life and Sexuality

Reading/Literature
Language Arts (English, spelling, handwriting, drama, speech, phonics)
Mathematics, Pre-Algebra, and Algebra
Social Studies
Science
Health & Nutrition
Safety
Music
Art
Physical Education
Spanish (6th, 7th, and 8th grades only)

Additional Information

In addition to the required curriculum, Our Lady of Perpetual Help School offers computer-education classes for students in Grades 1-8.

Additional course details may be found in the Parent/Student Handbook.