Our Lady School Key Attributes
Rooted in Faith – Our Lady School is a Catholic community, enriched by faith and tradition that joins students from Our Lady Church and Sacred Heart Parish, and welcomes and respects children of all faiths.
- Catholic in mission and appearance
- Faith development for all grades
- Eucharist-centered with strong sacramental programs
- Daily shared prayer for students and staff
- Lived Gospel values in Catholic tradition
Nurtured with Family – Parents and educators work together to provide students with opportunities for intellectual, physical and moral development.
- Parent/Parishioner School Board
- Home and School Association
- Mentoring for new families
- Student/Parish CYC sports
- Student/Parish Scouting organizations
- Parent/Teacher conferences and weekly communication
- Parenting programs
Strengthened by Knowledge – A dedicated and competent faculty develops the school’s curriculum to address the differentiated learning needs of the students.
- Phonics and Literature Based Reading
- Leveled Math and Algebra
- Broad range of Social Studies
- Combined text and laboratory Science
- Fine Arts program of art, music, and band
- Physical Education and Health
- Integrated Computer program
- Available speech therapy, counseling, and reading resource
Enriched through Care – Parents, educators, and students collaborate to provide an emotionally and physically safe environment that enhances learning.
- Discipline with Christian dignity
- Character and moral development programs
- Optimal student to teacher ratios
- Student Council and other student leadership opportunities
- Monthly awards assemblies honoring student achievement
- Exterior doors and inner school security
- Interconnected phone system throughout the school
- All school volunteers required to fulfill the “Safe Environment Program”
Growing in Community – The Our Lady School community strives to empower students with Gospel values and the educational competence necessary to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world.
- “Buddy” Programs connecting younger and older students
- Variety of parent and parish volunteers from the neighborhood
- Support between the Our Lady School and Parish Schools of Religion at Church of Our Lady and Sacred Heart Parish
- Utilization of on-site YMCA before and after school care
- Frequent communications through newsletters, grade news notes, website, parish bulletins, and e-mail
- Student participation in speech, math, art, and writing contests
- Student community service projects at every grade level