School Profile

Spiritus Sanctus Academies

Spiritus Sanctus Academies

Coed: Grades K-8

Ann Arbor Location

Plymouth Location

School Summary

THE SPIRITUS SANCTUS ACADEMIES are private K-8 Catholic schools in the Ann Arbor and Plymouth areas owned and administered by the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist and staffed by faithful Priests, Sisters and lay Catholic men and women. Each member of the faculty and staff are prepared to provide an exceptional educational experience for young people in a truly Catholic culture, with the highest academic expectations.

Each student’s talents and gifts are challenged and developed according to his capacity so that he live in the grace of God and strive for holiness. Through the study and practice of the virtues, students are taught to use their gifts for the honor and glory of God, for their own spiritual and temporal good, and for the good of their neighbor. In partnership with its families, the Academies strive to produce well-rounded individuals rooted in the truths of the faith and the educational scholarship needed to prosper in the worldwide community of the new millennium.

  • All children attend daily
  • Daily Mass
  • 230 seat Eucharistic Chapels at the center of each school
  • Challenging and integrated curriculum
  • Solid teaching of Catholic truths
  • Emphasis on respect for all human life
  • Competitive and Intramural sports program including flag football, basketball, volleyball, soccer and floor hockey
  • Extensive performing and fine art programs at all grade levels
  • 100% of SSA graduates accepted into the Catholic high school of their choice
  • Consistent high achievement on Iowa Testing
  • Average class size of 22 students
  • K-8 Spanish language program
  • Affordable tuition, financial aid available.
  • Integrated technology program

“The school has everything. The teachers are superb, the environment is superb. It is absolutely worth the drive.”
-Carol Johnson
SSA Parent

“The teachers practice their faith. They\’re not just Catholic; they\’re living the faith. It\’s important to show that to the children.”
-Sr. Mary Samuel

“Being a student at SSA heas helped prepare me mentally, physically, academically and spiritually for the challenges of high school, including honors classes.”
-Bryant Schoenle – SSA Graduate

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