Our Lady of Sorrows Faith Knowledge Community Catholic School Catholic Parish

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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 technology and state-of-the-art teaching methods.  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 which is central to everything we do
  • Serving over 800 students from 3-year-old preschool through eighth grade
  • School hours are 8:40 AM – 3:30 PM
  • State-of-the-art security system
  • Award winning athletic program
  • Bus transportation available for students in the Farmington Public School District
  • 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 30 different communities in Metro Detroit
  • Before and after school care is offered through our licensed on-site Kids’ Club program for K-8
  • Daily hot lunch offered within the parameters of our established wellness program
  • Tuition assistance available for qualified families
  • New playground for recess fun
  • Rigorous academics create a solid foundation for high school success
  • Sacramental preparation, attendance at weekly school Mass, and strong Catholic identity nurtures the personal moral development of each student
  • Students take the STAR Assessment. This tests is given three times a year to show student growth.
  • Strong focus on S.T.R.E.A.M. (science, technology, religion, engineering, art, mathematics)