Empowering Children To Reach Their God-Given Potential

NEW! A one year St. Jude Scholarship will reduce tuition for all our new and returning students in 2023-24!  Click for details.

Our Mother of Sorrows/St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic School in West Philadelphia nurtures the intellectual, emotional, and spiritual growth of students in Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Families of all faiths choose OMSSI for a

high-quality, faith-based education

in a safe and loving environment.

As one of the 14 Independence Mission Schools,

we teach values and morals

as part of an academically rigorous curriculum.

Our private school is affordable because

every family receives financial aid

that reduces the cost of tuition.


Our New Playground Makes the News!

The unveiling, ribbon-cutting and blessing of our brand-new playground took place on Monday, August 28 at 4 pm to celebrate the combined efforts of the school's community, staff, Advisory Council members, and donors. The playground will not only be a fun addition for...

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OMSSI exterior of school


August 28th: New Playground Reveal – Join Us!

We are excited to reveal our new playground on August 28th at 4pm. Everyone is welcome to stop by to enjoy our beautiful new playground, which was made possible by the generosity of our Advisory Council and our leadership donors. Light refreshments will be provided!...

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The Future is Bright

Where OMSSI 8th Graders Went to High School in 2023

Archdiocesan Catholic

Independent Catholic

PHL/DE - Charter

Our Mother of Sorrows/St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic School

617 N 43rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Our Mother of Sorrows/St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic School