Details overview

Hours 07:45 AM - 03:30 PM
School leader Ms. Chista Laurin
Type Religious
Preschool capacity 168

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious / Parochial Yes
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Faith-based
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning The Jesuit community is one of the largest religious communities in the world. Gesu School Detroit takes advantage of this strong Jesuit presence in the Metro-Detroit area. Classroom aides from the University of Detroit Mercy, Margrove College, University of Detroit Jesuit High and Loyola High Schools exposes our students to more opportunities going forward. Our up to date facilities enhance the learning capabilities of our students by providing them with an optimal learning environment.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Traditional

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Italian
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Italian
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

9
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Facilities Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Science lab

Early childhood program

Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 2 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Preschool meals offered Breakfast
Morning Snack
Lunch
Afternoon Snack
Evening Snack
Required credentials for lead staff Bachelor's degree
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 51%-75%
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 0
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 0

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
African-American 96% 19%
White 2% 69%
Asian 1% 3%
Hispanic 1% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Multiracial 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
5
Boys Sports
including: Golf
4
Clubs
including: Boy Scouts
Girls sports Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Track
Clubs Boy Scouts
Dance club
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council

Teachers

1
Staff
including: Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Staff Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel

Neighborhood

Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Archdiocese of Detroit

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Http://gesuschool.udmercy.edu/?page_id=7
Learn more Http://gesuschool.udmercy.edu/?page_id=7
Application requirements Application
Financial aid offered None
Vouchers accepted Yes

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012