Holy Cross School

Tel: (847)945-0135
Grades: PK-8 | 149 students
Holy Cross School is a Catholic educational community committed to academic excellence, deepening of Christian values, and fostering of service to society.
Supported by Holy Cross Parish, dedicated parents, and devoted faculty, the school actively participates in the Catholic mission of evangelization.
The school provides a quality education to ensure that the students become lifelong learners.
Students grow spiritually through faith, witness, and prayer by being called to live out the Gospel message.
Emphasis is placed on social responsibility and exemplary citizenship.
Holy Cross School develops and nurtures the whole person: mind, body, and spirit.
Children are considered unique individuals and are provided with spiritual, academic, physical, & social guidance. We are dedicated to academic excellence and the nurturing of lifelong curiosity and self-discipline within a Catholic educational setting.
The educational programs strive to meet the various learning styles of our students.
We believe that children learn best when they are participants in the learning process. Through instruction, example, and experience, our children develop basic skills needed for critical thinking, problem solving, and self direction.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Reading and Mild to Moderate Learning Disabilities, and 504 plans
Year Founded 1937
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2014

Student Body

Total Students 149 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
55%
Average Class Size 14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,308
Tuition Notes Rates vary for parishioners and nonparishioners. New rates are generally available by February for the upcoming school year.
% on Financial Aid
6%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Janice DiVincenzo
Admissions Associate Katie Anderson

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
FootballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Altar Servers, Art Club, Chess Scholars, Engineering Club, Extended Day Care, Irish Dance, Junior High Play, Junior and Senior Band, Quiz Bowl Team, Safety Patrol, Student Council Altar Servers, Art Club, Chess Scholars, Irish Dance, Quiz Bowl Team, Safety Patrol, Engineering Club,
Extended Day Care,
Junior High Play,
Junior and Senior Band,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • Holy Cross School is a Catholic educational community committed to academic excellence, deepening of Christian values, and fostering of service to society. Supported by Holy Cross Parish, dedicated parents, and devoted faculty, the school actively participates in the Catholic mission of evangelization. The school provides a quality education to ensure that the students become lifelong learners. Students grow spiritually through faith, witness, and prayer by being called to live out the Gospel message. Emphasis is placed on social responsibility and exemplary citizenship. Holy Cross School develops and nurtures the whole person: mind, body, and spirit. Children are considered unique individuals and are provided with spiritual, academic, physical, & social guidance. We are dedicated to academic excellence and the nurturing of lifelong curiosity and self-discipline within a Catholic educational setting. The educational programs strive to meet the various learning styles of our students. We believe that children learn best when they are participants in the learning process. Through instruction, example, and experience, our children develop basic skills needed for critical thinking, problem solving, and self direction.

Profile last updated: 01/09/2016

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