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Gesu School will prepare your child for success in high school & beyond

Gesu School began as a ministry of Gesu Catholic parish in 1925, under Jesuit pastorship. IHM sisters staffed the school at its founding and for many years thereafter. Gesu graduates have moved forward in successful careers, and the Jesuit and IHM heritage of excellence remains strong to the present.

It is from our long history that we have been able to become a staple of the Detroit educational community. Ultimately, our heritage, both academic and spiritually, allows us to not only better our community, but also our students.


As a school of the Archdiocese of Detroit our mission is to educate Detroit's future by creating a culture of success for the greater glory of God.  We accomplish this by:

  • Proclaiming the Gospel

  • Growing a faith community in which Gospel values are experienced, formed, and lived

  • Providing a learning environment that fosters academic excellence and supports Catholic identity

  • Respecting and valuing the racial and cultural diversity that is unique to the Detroit area

  • Developing a personal relationship with Jesus

From the day my husband and I first came to Gesu Catholic School with our three sons, we knew it was the right place for them. The caring and supportive teachers nurtured our then shy, quiet son, who at the time had little self confidence in himself into a confident, motivated student and ...(click for more)

Pamela & Marcel Todd, Parents



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