Our Lady Of Black Rock School

  • Our Lady of Black Rock Schools philosophy of Catholic education is to provide the students with a caring atmosphere where they would reach their full potential spiritually, morally, academically and socially.
  • Discipline based on love, respect and understanding, is the Schools means to communicate values through all aspects of the curriculum.
  • Our Catholic school philosophy, which leads to specific goals, guides the relationship among students, faculty and parents and is present both within and outside the traditional classroom environment.
  • These specific objectives are to work closely with parents to develop a healthy value system to promote good discipline by developing character and self-control, which is essential to the growth of each student; to develop the idea that Religion is a way of life and as such is to be interwoven into each person's undertakings and activities; to encourage the parent to become more involved in the school life of their child; to provide an atmosphere of respect in which students and parents experience the commitment of the faculty who share a common Faith and value system.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1888
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students196 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Black Rock School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform, Navy pants/skirt and school polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Track and FieldBasketballCheering,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, Boys & Girls Club, Robotics Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Club, School Choir

School Notes

  • Our Lady of Black Rock Schools philosophy of Catholic education is to provide the students with a caring atmosphere where they would reach their full potential spiritually, morally, academically and socially. Discipline based on love, respect and understanding, is the Schools means to communicate values through all aspects of the curriculum. Our Catholic school philosophy, which leads to specific goals, guides the relationship among students, faculty and parents and is present both within and outside the traditional classroom environment. These specific objectives are to work closely with parents to develop a healthy value system to promote good discipline by developing character and self-control, which is essential to the growth of each student; to develop the idea that Religion is a way of life and as such is to be interwoven into each person's undertakings and activities; to encourage the parent to become more involved in the school life of their child; to provide an atmosphere of respect in which students and parents experience the commitment of the faculty who share a common Faith and value system. To deal honestly and understandingly with each student and parent, according to Catholic Christian values and with only one concern:  the good of the children.  
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