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 40%
State avg.: 47%
Students by Grade Father James B Hay Catholic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 25%
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

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,800
% on Financial Aid 26%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,625
Acceptance Rate 95%
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 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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  • Alamogordo Imago Dei Academy
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    1100 Michigan Ave
    Alamogordo , NM , 88310
    (575)434-3903
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    0.5  mi  |  47  students  |  Gr.  KG-11
  • Alamogordo
    Legacy Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    3001 Thunder Road
    Alamogordo , NM , 88310
    (575)434-0352
    (Christian)
    1.5  mi  |  109  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Ruidoso Sierra Blanca Christian
    (Christian)
    Po Box 2349
    Ruidoso , NM , 88355
    (575)630-0144
    (Christian)
    36.8  mi  |  55  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
  • Las Cruces Mission Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    2752 N Roadrunner Pkwy
    Las Cruces , NM , 88011
    (575)532-5489
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    59.9  mi  |  31  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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