Father James B Hay Catholic School

Tel: (575)437-7821
Grades: PK-5 | 50 students
Father James B Hay Catholic School is more than an institution for learning, we make up an educational community that was established and sustained by dedicated faculty, administration, staff, and strong parental support.
Our common goal is to accomplish what is in the best interest of the students academically and spiritually; to make them the keepers of the faith and provide guidance to them to make a lasting contribution to the global community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded 1956

Student Body

Total Students 50 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade Father James B Hay Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 8 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniform: blue or white polo shirt with khaki or blue pants/skirt)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $3,800
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,625
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Julia Fracker
Admissions Associate Janie Warren

School Notes:

  • Father James B. Hay Catholic School is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, a division of AdvancED and the state of New Mexico since the inception of non-public school accreditation in 1975. We provide a strong academic program that incorporates Catholic identity in all subject areas. Our curriculum is based on the Elementary Course of Study as prescribed by the Diocese of Las Cruces. It is aligned with national standards and the regulations of the New Mexico State Department of Education for non-public schools. Our academic program includes grades Pre-K through grade 5th. Each grade level incorporates content and activities that are developmentally appropriate.

Profile last updated: 09/15/2014

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Imago Dei Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Imago Dei Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Legacy Christian Academy (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alamogordo
    Imago Dei Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    Grades: KG-11 | 47 students
    0.5 miles
    1100 Michigan Ave
    Alamogordo, NM 88310
  • Alamogordo
    Grades: PK-12 | 119 students
    1.5 miles
    3001 Thunder Road
    Alamogordo, NM 88310
  • Ruidoso
    Grades: NS-8 | 52 students
    36.8 miles
    Po Box 2349
    Ruidoso, NM 88355
  • Las Cruces
    Mission Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-5 | 31 students
    60.6 miles
    2752 N Roadrunner Pkwy
    Las Cruces, NM 88011
  • Las Cruces
    Grades: PK-12 | 36 students
    61.9 miles
    5301 Courtes
    Las Cruces, NM 88012

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The average private school tuition in New Mexico is $5,764 for elementary schools and $9,915 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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