About Us

Our Lady of Sorrows is a warm and loving school “home” where your child will blossom and grow in a clean, safe and nurturing environment. OLS maintains the history and tradition of the rigorous set of curriculum standards you’ve come to expect from an exemplary Catholic school, while including modern day excellence through utilizing best practices in education.  We support and respect the uniqueness of each student as we work in partnership with parents to help their children reach their God-given potential.  
  • Established in 1935
  • Strong Catholic identity central to everything we do
  • Serving over 870 students from 3-year-old preschool through eighth grade
  • School hours are 8:10 AM to 3:10 PM except where indicated
  • Full campus security system includes cameras throughout hallways and exteriors
  • Concrete bollards for pedestrian safety
  • Campus signage
  • Upgraded interior classroom doors and upgraded exterior exit doors in almost every classroom
  • Award winning athletic program
  • Christian Service programs in each grade offer a combination of service in action, both on and off campus
  • TeachLogic audio systems, interactive whiteboards, and full set of Chromebooks or iPads in every classroom
  • Remodeled and reconfigured front foyer and school office entrance requires visitors to enter directly into the office for increased security protocol and visitor screening
  • Teachers are certified and highly qualified by the Michigan Department of Education
  • Classrooms are air-conditioned and fully integrated with the latest technology
  • Our diverse student population comes from over 30 different communities in Metro Detroit
  • Before and after school care is offered through YCARE
  • Daily hot lunch offered within the parameters of our established wellness program
  • Tuition assistance available for qualified families
  • Unique and well-equipped playground for preschool – grade 8 recess fun
  • Brand-new PA system was installed to improve building communication and enhance our school safety protocols
  • Rigorous academics create a solid foundation for high school success
  • Sacramental preparation, school Mass, and strong Catholic identity nurtures the personal moral development of each student
  • Students take the STAR Assessment three times a year to track student growth
  • Strong focus on S.T.R.E.A.M. (science, technology, religion, engineering, art, mathematics)