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Our Mother of Sorrows School

Our Mother of Sorrows School is a coeducational private Catholic traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

Our Mother of Sorrows School says

Our Mother of Sorrows has a rich education history. Since the very beginning, the Sisters of Mercy instructed the children of the parish in small classes. The school began with just twenty three students who were instructed in the three R's as well as the teachings of Christ. Over the years, enrollment continued to grow which prompted the construction of a new, state-of-the-art school. Construction was completed in 1958. Throughout the years Our Mother of Sorrows has graduated almost three thousand students. The school has become a very important part of the local community. Not only has OMOS been a leader in education, it has also set the standard for academic excellence that other schools strive to emulate. Our Mother of Sorrows has a rich education history. Since the very beginning, the Sisters of Mercy instructed the children of the parish in small classes. The school began with just twenty three students who were instructed in the three R's as well as the teachings of Christ. Over the years, enrollment continued to grow which prompted the construction of a new, state-of-the-art school. Construction was completed in 1958. Throughout the years Our Mother of Sorrows has graduated almost three thousand students. The school has become a very important part of the local community. Not only has OMOS been a leader in education, it has also set the standard for academic excellence that other schools strive to emulate.

Curriculum

Our Mother of Sorrows School has a challenging curriculum that exceed Common Core Standards. Our students are prepared academically, spiritually, and socially to be mature individuals ready to take on the world.

Mission Statement

Mission Statement Our Mother of Sorrows is a Roman Catholic School dedicated to instilling Catholic values and academic excellence in our students. Our goal is to prepare our students to become successful Christian citizens in a rapidly changing, morally complex, and increasingly diverse world.

Statement of Beliefs Our school day is based upon Catholic values and prayer Our educational program challenges our students to excel to their full potential. Our efforts to promote an atmosphere of Catholic values and educational excellence are made possible with the support of all parents, the primary educators. Students have a right to a safe and nurturing environment that is essential to educational success. Creating an environment that honors each student’s uniqueness and dignity is the key to individual development Students accept responsibility for their behavior and grow to become mature Christians. Our Mother of Sorrows develops each student’s potential in all areas of academic study to foster the student’s self-esteem, self-reliance, and self-discipline. Our staff members are model teachers teaching as Jesus taught. Lifelong learning is essential for success. As members of a Catholic School community, we strive to act in a respectful manner toward all people regardless of race, creed, or gender.

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (814) 539-5315

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 263
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 35
Kindergarten 20
1 23
2 30
3 40
4 18
5 30
6 20
7 25
8 22

Our Mother of Sorrows School's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Our Mother of Sorrows School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 10 : 1
Gender 53% Male / 47% Female
Dress Code Uniform
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 87%
Multi-racial 2%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 2%

Extracurriculars

We have many extracurricular offerings in sports, the arts, and public speaking that align with our Catholic values and provide for a well rounded education.

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