Holy Spirit School

970 Suburban Road
Union, NJ 07083-0708
Tel: (908)687-8415
Grades: PK - 8 | 239 students
As Christian educators, the mission of Holy Spirit School is to be an example of Christ for others, so that they may grow in His love, wisdom and strength.
Through our words, deeds and prayer life, we strive to create a climate where Christian values permeate and unify all areas of learning--academic, social, physical and spiritual.
Thus, each person in our care can be nurtured to attain his/her potential within an atmosphere of commitment to others.
We serve God by giving witness to His teachings.
We serve our community and neighboring communities by offering a Christ-centered education.
We serve our faith community-for by strengthening and nurturing its members -- we nurture and strengthen the whole Church.
We are Christ-centered and proclaim a three-fold purpose: to spread the message of Good News through daily living; to help build a community of faith, and to service with Christ-like lov.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1965

Student Body

Total Students 239 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Holy Spirit School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 26 students

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes there is a difference in tuition for parishioner and non-parishioner
Acceptance Rate 99%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, SoccerBaseballBasketball,
Soccer

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Benedictine Academy (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hillside Catholic Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Jardine Academy (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hillside
    Grades: K-9 | 194 students
    0.9 miles
    397 Columbia Ave
    Hillside, NJ 07205
    (908)686-6740
    0.9K-9
    194
  • Union
    The Jardine Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: NS | 62 students
    1.1 miles
    373 Clermont Terrace
    Union, NJ 07083
    (908)354-5800
    1.1NS
    62
  • Union
    St Michael Parish School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 363 students
    1.2 miles
    1212 Kelly St
    Union, NJ 07083
    (908)688-1063
    1.2PK-8
    363
  • Elizabeth
    St Genevieve School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 251 students
    1.6 miles
    209 Princeton Rd
    Elizabeth, NJ 07208
    (908)355-3355
    1.6PK-8
    251
  • Union
    Five Points Y M C A
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-K | 80 students
    1.6 miles
    201 Tucker Avenue
    Union, NJ 07083
    (908)688-9622
    1.6PK-K
    80

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