The Academy of Our Lady of Peace is an all‑girls, Catholic private secondary school. Sponsored and administered by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, OLP is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA).
The student population of 750 is made up of 199 Freshmen, 201 Sophomores, 189 Juniors, and 161 Seniors. The class size average is 28, with a
faculty-student ratio of 1:13.
Located in the Normal Heights area of San Diego, the Academy serves students who reside throughout San Diego County and in Baja California, Mexico. The majority of students commute from within a fifty‑mile radius. Residence boundaries for students, however, do extend as far north as Oceanside, as far east as Valley Center, as far south as Tijuana, and as far west as the Pacific Beach cities. The school is financially supported by the families served by the Academy, and by alumnae and community funds contributed through the Office of Development and Community Relations.