Founded and rooted in the Gospel values of the Catholic church and the charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, the Academy of Our Lady of Peace empowers young women in an innovative learning environment that honors the individual while fostering community, and develops faith-filled leaders dedicated to the "love of God and the dear neighbor without distinction."
139 Year Legacy
Grads go on to higher education
100% of our graduates consistently go on to higher education.
AP and Honors Courses Offered/Year:
Small class sizes mean 1-on-1 attention, thought sharing and collaboration.
of Class of 2021
offered a Merit-Based Scholarship
The Class of 194 students were offered more than $24 million in merit-based aid.
Application dates: Oct. 1, 2021 - Jan. 15, 2022.
Anjali Paye, Class of 2021 Valedictorian
"Enjoy the unexpected and seemingly ordinary moments, because looking back, those are the ones that will come to mean the most. I've loved every small, random, and spontaneous moment with each of my OLP sisters that have collectively come to mean the world to me. All the ordinary moments that we have now come to realize were the extraordinary ones."
Creativity is at the forefront of what 21st century companies are looking for in their employees. Here at OLP, students continue to break the mold and think outside the box of normalcy and expectation. We give you all the tools you need to succeed in college including our block schedule and college preparatory curriculum.
Chrysanthe Frangos, Class of 2021
"As cliche as it sounds, the best part of OLP is the sisterhood. I was able to step out of my comfort zone, challenge myself, and make new friends in every single class during my four years. I will remember the people above all else. With OLP's small school community, I truly felt like I was making an impact on the school as a whole and was able to grow close to so many of my peers. Still, there were so many diverse opportunities to branch out and try something new."
Faith & Service
Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1882, OLP has successfully educated young women for more than 135 years to meet the needs of society, always with the charism of the Sisters at heart. As a woman of faith, woman of heart, woman of courage and woman of excellence, an OLP student is provided opportunities to put her faith into action, and become a transformative agent of change in our world.
Troy and Paola Avila Gorostiza '93
As an alumna of OLP and my husband an alum of Saints, we could not imagine raising our daughters without the benefit of an OLP experience. Our opinion of OLP is further validated by our eldest daughter (Class of 2016), who quickly found her university classes comfortable because OLP prepared her for the future.
Paola is Vice President, International Business Affairs & Leadership Development, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and Troy is President & CEO at Knowledge Stream Inc.
Every student at OLP is helped to realize she is a unique human being with gifts that can be developed and shared. In addition to a full class schedule, students are able to become active participants in a variety of school clubs, athletic teams, fine arts experiences, and social events.