Our Lady Of Sorrows School

  • Our Lady of Sorrows School is committed to proclaiming and living the Good News of Jesus, striving for academic excellence, and forming exemplary leasers for the 21st century.
  • We achieve this goal in the Catholic tradition with a partnership between families and teachers working together with the students to discover their own unique gifts and to develop them to their fullest potential.
  • Christ. Our mission is to foster and nurture Christian values in the Catholic tradition so that for each child Christ may truly be: the way, the truth, and the light.
  • Our aim is to help the child grow towards maturity in faith with a total commitment of one's whole being to the person of Christ.
  • Our ultimate goal is to reveal to each child an understanding that the Word is the message of hope and salvation.
  • Our aim as educators is to assist the parents in the development of each child's spiritual, moral, intellectual, physical, and social abilities and talents.
  • We stimulate in each child the pride of accomplishment needed for a happy and successful life.
  • We help them mature at their own rate of growth according to ability, recognizing individual needs and being aware of their personal uniqueness.

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Our Lady Of Sorrows School places among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students263 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
61%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Sorrows School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Union
    St Michael Parish School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 351 students
    2.9 miles
    1212 Kelly St
    Union, NJ 07083
    (908) 688-1063
    2.9 PK-8
    351
  • Elizabeth
    Grades: PK-8 | 225 students
    5.3 miles
    1086 North Avenue
    Elizabeth, NJ 07201
    (908) 352-8629
    5.3 PK-8
    225
  • Nutley
    Grades: PK-12 | 409 students
    8 miles
    390 Washington Avenue
    Nutley, NJ 07110
    (973) 667-9700
    8 PK-12
    409
  • Nutley
    Good Shepherd Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 325 students
    7 miles
    24 Brookline Ave
    Nutley, NJ 07110
    (973) 667-2049
    7 PK-8
    325
  • Short Hills
    Grades: NS-8 | 223 students
    3 miles
    52 Great Hills Road
    Short Hills, NJ 07078
    (973) 379-3442
    3 NS-8
    223

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