Holy Cross School

631 S State St
Dover, DE 19901-0199
Tel: (302)674-5784
Grades: PK-8 | 489 students
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MISSION
Holy Cross School provides an academically rich, faith-filled learning environment, thus ensuring a Catholic values based education.  At Holy Cross, we strive to convey a sense of justice, peace, compassion, and respect for all God's creation.
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MISSION
Holy Cross School provides an academically rich, faith-filled learning environment, thus ensuring a Catholic values based education.  At Holy Cross, we strive to convey a sense of justice, peace, compassion, and respect for all God's creation.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1952

Student Body

Total Students 489 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Holy Cross School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Bricks 4 Kidz, Chess Club, Fitness Club, Knitting Club, Odyssey of the mind, Science Explorers, band, chorus, student council, yearbook Bricks 4 Kidz, Chess Club, Fitness Club, Knitting Club, band, chorus, yearbook, Odyssey of the mind,
Science Explorers,
student council,

School Notes

We believe:
  • all youth have the opportunity to receive a Catholic Education;
  • in the spiritual, moral, and intellectual development of our youth within the framework of the Gospel, the traditions and teachings of the Roman Catholic Church;
  • each child is a gift from God. Our Catholic school recognizes individual differences and embraces diversity;
  • that a quality education is an active partnership between home, school, and parish;
  • that as a Christ-centered school, the administration, faculty, staff, and students strives to model the behavior of Jesus Christ;
  • we instill in our students a lifelong commitment to learning and prepare them to be models of Christian values;
  • an academically challenging curriculum prepares students for a successful transition to high school;
  • that a well-trained, dedicated, and continuously developing staff is vital to the success of the parish school;
  • that a clean, safe, and properly maintained facility is essential for the future development of the school;
  • and adaptability and innovation are essential for the future development of the school.

Profile last updated: 04/29/2016

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