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Our Lady Star of the Sea School

Private | K-8 | 378 students

 

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Posted November 27, 2012

I am a former student at Star and I can honestly say that I received a great education there. There are very dedicated teachers and a very close-knit community of involved parents that helped me. After attending from K-8, I felt very prepared for high school and still value what I learned now that I'm in college. However, I must say that some of lessons teach very slanted views on religion and teach very little about multicultural history, world history, diversity issues etc. When I was there we didn't even celebrate MLK Day! At best this seemed conservative and at worst intolerant.


Posted December 5, 2008

I go to OLSOS school it is the best. I'm an honor roll student because of my school. if you are looking for a school you should come to star of the sea
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 22, 2008

Most of the 8th grade graduates are inducted into the NHS in their high schools. That tells me everything I need to know.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 11, 2007

I recently graduated from OLSOS. I can personally testify that I got the best education available. Though many say that the local public middle schoolers know more than OLSOSers, that is not true at all. Star prepared me so well for high school. The honors math class in middle school really prepared me for the rigorous honors high school math class, as well as many other honors courses. I am being challenged in high school, but not struggling. Going from Star to GPN, it was a big adjustment. The parent, teacher and student involvement at Star is incredible. I don't know any other school with such dedicated people. As well as a great education, the sports teams at Star prepared me well for high school sports. The school musicals are one of the best in the area.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted November 27, 2004

My daughter and son both attentd Star of the Sea. Although I don't live in the area, I feel very much apart of the community and I have meet some wonderful parents who really care about their children's education and are very invovled. Star of the Sea strives for academic excellance, and christanity.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 8, 2004

I have a son that has attended Star for 3 years now. We love the school itself. They are very organized & the teachers are very attentive. The work is challenging enough to keep him busy but the parents & staff are very very cliquish. I understand that neighbors will be friendly to each other but they make outsiders feel unwelcomed because it is an affluent community.
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 96% 71%
African-American 2% 20%
Asian 1% N/A
Multiracial 1% N/A
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Hispanic 0% 5%
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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School Leader's name
  • Ms. Julie Aemisegger
Gender
  • Coed
Affiliation
  • Roman catholic
Associations
  • NCEA
Fax number
  • (313) 884-0406

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  • Archdiocese of Detroit
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467 Fairford Rd
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
Phone: (313) 884-1070

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