Holy Cross Elementary School

40 Rumson Road
Rumson, NJ 07760-0776
Tel: (732)842-0348
Grades: PK-8 | 390 students
The community of Holy Cross is dedicated to educating the whole child in a God-centered environment.  Living in the light of Christ’s teachings, we celebrate the value and dignity of each child.  To our children we entrust Christ’s mission here on earth.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Yes
Year Founded 1941
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2015

Student Body

Total Students 390 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Holy Cross Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,200
Tuition Notes Non-Participating Parishioner $7200.00 Participating Parishioner $6350.00
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Pauline Nowak
Admissions Associate Karen Geltzeiler


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Tennis, Track and FieldArcheryBaseball,
Cross CountrySoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Choir, Drama Club, Indoor Street Hockey, Little Dribblers Basketball Camp, Mad Science, Math Counts, Musical Instrument Instruction, Outdoor Club, Outdoor Club, Sports Readiness Camp, Spring Field Hockey, Summer Enrichment Classes, Summer Sports Camps Art Club, Choir, Drama Club, Mad Science, Math Counts, Outdoor Club, Outdoor Club, Indoor Street Hockey,
Little Dribblers Basketball Camp,
Musical Instrument Instruction,
Sports Readiness Camp,
Spring Field Hockey,
Summer Enrichment Classes,
Summer Sports Camps,

School Notes:

  • Holy Cross School integrates learning and living with faith through programs that meet the needs and capabilities of our students and foster each student’s total development—spiritually, intellectually, personally, socially and physically. 
  • At Holy Cross School, located on an historic suburban campus just steps from the Jersey Shore, your child will experience a welcoming family atmosphere in which Catholic values and traditions are integrated with academic excellence.  This balanced approach prepares your child for entry into prestigious Catholic and public high schools and for later success as a contributing member of the community. 
  • Holy Cross Preschool offers a wholesome, creative and nurturing environment in which your child will feel like part of an extended family.  Individual attention from caring professional educators, prepares your child for kindergarten and beyond by fostering faith, inspiring a love of learning and encouraging respect for oneself and others.  Flexible scheduling accommodates your childcare needs.

Profile last updated: 10/29/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Red Bank Catholic High School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Rumson Country Day School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Rumson Country Day School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rumson
    Grades: NS-8 | 450 students
    1.6 miles
    35 Bellevue Avenue
    Rumson, NJ 07760
  • Monmouth Beach
    Jersey Shore Free School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: UG | 14 students
    2.4 miles
    Po Box 53
    Monmouth Beach, NJ 07750
  • Highlands
    Grades: PK-8 | 119 students
    2.4 miles
    121 Miller Street
    Highlands, NJ 07732
  • Fair Haven
    Smart Start Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 60 students
    2.8 miles
    786 River Road
    Fair Haven, NJ 07704
  • Red Bank
    Tower Hill School
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: NS-K | 28 students
    4 miles
    255 Harding Road
    Red Bank, NJ 07701

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