A K-8 Blue Ribbon School in Vienna, VA

Be who you are and be that well

Welcome to Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic School which has a long standing reputation for academic excellence and a caring environment which facilitates learning and spiritual, social, emotional and physical growth.

Mission & Philosophy

Our Mission

Our Lady of Good Counsel school community unites to learn, live, love and serve in the Salesian spirit. We inspire lifelong learners to thrive in a global community, recognize and love God’s presence in all, serve others with humility, and live Jesus.

Our Philosophy of Learning

  • Learning develops the spiritual, academic, emotional, mental, and physical aspects of the whole child.
  • Learning is a partnership among students, parents, teachers, priests, and other parish leaders to encourage a lifelong love of learning.
  • Learning takes place through a dynamic framework which promotes understanding, critical thinking and ownership of new knowledge and skills
  • Learning transpires through active exploration, creation, communication, and collaboration to inspire stewards who contribute to our ever-changing global society.
  • Learning magnifies our unique God-given talents and empowers us to reach our full potential.

Our School Pledge:

As a caring faith community at OLGC School, we agree to:

  • Love one another
  • Include everyone
  • Respect the thoughts and feelings of others
  • Admit our mistakes
  • Forgive others
  • Show compassion
  • Play fairly
  • Be problem-solvers
  • Politely resolve our differences
  • Treat everyone the way we want to be treated
  • Try to do one kind act each day
  • Try to follow Jesus in all we do
  • Pray to our God for help