Holy Cross School

631 S State St
Dover, DE 19901-0199
Tel: (302)674-5784
Grades: PK-8 | 452 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.
Holy Cross Catholic School`s vision is to be a community where the educational process is centered on the love of Christ and the development of the whole child.
With Gospel values as the foundation, the school`s curriculum will continue to promote the development of 21st century skills in an environment that facilitates the acquisition of those skills, while encouraging students to use their gifts and talents for the betterment of society.

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 452 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Holy Cross School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
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. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Bricks 4 Kidz, Chess Club, Fitness Club, Knitting Club, Math League, Odyssey of the mind, Science Explorers, Solar Sprint, band, chorus, student council, yearbook Bricks 4 Kidz, Chess Club, Fitness Club, Knitting Club, Math League, Solar Sprint, 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.
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