Welcome to Our Lady of the Hills College Prep (OLH). Thank you for your consideration. Our Lady of the Hills is a very special place, and we are delighted to share it with you. Please make yourself at home as you learn about our school.
Our Lady of the Hills College Prep is a Catholic, co-ed, college preparatory high school serving students from the Texas Hill Country and Kerrville area. Throughout the years, OLH has become synonymous with faith in action, quality, diversity, leadership and service. All of Our Lady of the Hill's curriculum and extracurricular activities reflect the best of the Jesuit and Dominican orders and their philosophies of service to others. Our Lady of the Hills is committed to assisting students to become mature in their faith, to become critical thinkers, and challenging each student to develop his or her talents to the fullest. Students are given the opportunity to think critically, examine attitudes, challenge assumptions, and analyze motives. All of this is important if students are to make decisions with the freedom that allows them to develop a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. As a result, Our Lady of the Hills creates compassionate forward-thinking individuals who are prepared to excel and make meaningful contributions to the greater community.
Whether you are a prospective family, an alumnus, or a member of our local community, I encourage you to explore our website, https://www.olhcollegeprep.org/, to find out more about our school. I invite you to visit our campus and experience firsthand the innovative spirit and academic excellence that is Our Lady of the Hills College Prep.
Our Lady of the Hills College Prep is a co-educational Catholic high school, committed to providing a quality college preparatory education to students from all social, ethnic, and economic backgrounds within a caring, diverse Christian community that values the potential and dignity of every student. Central to this purpose is our belief that every child is a child of God and each student deserves the right to seek truth in Jesus Christ for the greater glory of God.
Our Lady of the Hills College Prep is committed to providing an excellent academic, values-based education for the children of the Texas Hill Country. All students at OLH graduate with the Foundation High School Program diploma with the Multidisciplinary endorsement. Students may also earn endorsements in STEM and Arts & Humanities. One credit of fine art is required at some time during the student’s high school career. Students must either earn .5 credit in speech OR demonstrate speech proficiency in core classes. A minimum yearly schedule of 7.0 credits is required. Our Lady of the Hills also offers Advanced Placement® (AP®) Classes and Honors courses in English 1, English II, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, World Geography, and World History. AP® courses are available in Biology, Calculus English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Psychology, Statistics and U.S. Government and Politics. Dual Credit U.S. History, College Algebra, and Precalculus are taught in association with Schreiner University.
Practical experience in Christian living is realized in the pastoral activities program through retreats, service projects, and days of recollection, liturgies, and other forms of personal spiritual formation. All students are offered an opportunity to reflect on their spiritual life and relationship with God. The curriculum and extracurricular activities reflect the best of the Jesuit and Dominican orders and their philosophies of service to others. Our Lady of the Hills is committed to assisting students to become mature in their faith, to become critical thinkers, and challenging each student to develop his or her talents to the fullest. The theology program is academic in nature. Students are tested and graded on their ability to comprehend and assimilate information regarding doctrine, morality, Church history, and practice. Every student is required to study theology.
All students must participate in a minimum of 2 sports during high school to earn the required PE credit. Our Lady of the Hills also offers clubs and National organization affiliations in addition to its many sports.
235 Peterson Farm Road
Kerrville, TX 78028