OLPH School | Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Ellicott City, MD

Welcome to Our Lady of Perpetual Help School

Educating children in Howard County since 1879, Our Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH) is a private pre-kindergarten through grade 8, Catholic elementary school of the Archdiocese of Baltimore. OLPH was named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in fall of 2016. Explore our site and visit our campus where educational achievement and spiritual enrichment intersect.

Faculty and Staff

OLPH School is staffed by highly qualified lay teachers who demonstrate a profound interest in the lives of their students.  Learn more about the faculty and Principal Matt Malone.

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What’s Happening?

100 Day of School Celebrations

Tuesday February 11 marked the 100th day of school for OLPH! Kindergarten keeps the official countdown calendar and they excitedly counted down the days. As the special day arrived, they wore special t-shirts they had designed with 100 things. First grade celebrated the 100th day of school with a special song! All in all it […]

Book Fair Kicks-Off the Holiday Season

There was a “chill” in the air at our recent fall book fair thanks to a celebration of the upcoming Frozen 2. Principal Matt Malone, dressed as Olaf, engaged students and families in stories. Hot chocolate and marshmallows were enjoyed by all. Each day of the event featured stories and activities for children of all […]

OLPH Second Grade Connects with Partner School in Florida

Recently, our Second Grade had their first virtual meeting with our partner school in Florida using Empatico (a program that connects schools around the world with video conferencing and conversations). Empatico was provided to Archdiocesan schools through a grant. The focus of this first interaction was a meet and greet, with each student introducing him/herself. […]

Congratulations to OLPH Class of 2019 for earning more than $200,000 in high school scholarships!

Anna Dang will attend Mount De Sales Academy. The school offered her the Father Duerr scholarship for half of tuition and the St. Cecilia music scholarship for $1000 per year. Anna earned the prestigious Knott Scholarship for full tuition for four years, valued at approximately $60,000. Augie Nemec accepted the the Michael J. Curley Scholarship […]

Mr. Matthew Malone Named New Principal of OLPH

We are delighted to announce Mr. Matthew Malone as the new principal of our National Blue Ribbon PreK–8th Grade Catholic School. Matt currently serves both on the faculty and as Assistant Principal at OLPH and brings with him a great love and passion for our parish school, its spiritual and academic mission, and the students […]

Four-year Knott Scholarship Awarded to Anna Dang

OLPH eighth grader to attend Mount de Sales Academy in the fall Congratulations to eighth grader, Anna Dang! She has earned a scholarship which will cover full tuition for four years at Mount de Sales Academy. This award from the Marian I. & Henry J. Knott Scholarship Fund is one of the most esteemed honor […]