School Creed: I am a student of Our Mother of Sorrows/ St. Ignatius.
I value my faith, my family and my education.
I am peaceful, responsible and accountable for my actions.
I am full of energy, talents and potential.
I respect God, others and myself.
Student Body: Students come to Our Mother of Sorrows / Saint Ignatius of Loyola from a variety of religious and socio-economic backgrounds. Some students are second or third generation alumni, while others are first generation immigrants. Three out of four live with one parent or a non-parent family member. Over 65% qualify for free or reduced price lunch. Some walk to school, while others come from a distance and use public transportation. One factor that unites our school families is a belief in the value and life-changing importance of a quality Catholic education.
Student Accomplishments: Our students go on to nationally competitive Catholic, Private and Charter Schools all over Philadelphia.
- Over 75% of OMSSI alumni graduate from high school in four years.
- Over 60% of OMSSI graduates attend private or Catholic high schools.
- Approximately 75% of graduates from OMS/SI attend college, compared to 25% of people from the surrounding community.