Holy Cross Catholic School

5202 N Bowdoin Street,
Portland, OR, 97203-0972
Tel: (503)289-3010
Holy Cross is a Catholic School that weaves a combination of excellent academic learning with a warm family environment that promotes forgiveness, community, faith and friendship.
Our school serves the diverse North Portland Catholic Community, providing Catholic education for children in grades kindergarten through eight.
The school nurtures, affirms, and challenges the students in their pursuit of learning and the responsibilities of faith and citizenship.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 174 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 39%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Holy Cross Catholic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 22 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Football, VolleyballBasketballFootball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Chess Club, Choir, Speech Team, Student Council Band, Chess Club, Choir, Speech Team, Student Council,

School Notes:

  • Holy Cross is a community of diverse family backgrounds and welcomes students of all races, religions, and cultures. Established in 1912 by the Sisters of Saint Mary of Oregon (SSMO), religion is taught daily and incorporated into all curriculum areas. The spirit of faith is modeled among the faculty and is part of all school actvities, including private and communal prayer experiences and weekly student liturgies. Holy Cross Catholic School is accredited by the WCEA, the WASC, and the State of Oregon. The entire faculty is state-certified, and over 80 percent hold master degrees. Many grades also have student teachers from the University of Portland.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Open Meadow HIgh School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Open Meadow Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Shining Star Waldorf School of Oregon (3.5 miles away)
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  • Portland Open Meadow Middle School
    Alternative School
    7602 N Emerald Ave
    Portland , OR , 97217
    (503)978-0809
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  48  students  |  Gr.  6-9
  • Portland
    Open Meadow HIgh School
    Alternative School
    7654 N Crawford Street
    Portland , OR , 97203
    (503)285-0508
    Alternative School
    1.3  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Portland
    De La Salle North Catholic High School
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    7528 N. Fenwick
    Portland , OR , 97217
    (503)285-9385
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    1.8  mi  |  320  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Portland
    Rosemary Anderson High School/portland Oic
    Alternative School
    717 N Killingsworth Ct
    Portland , OR , 97217
    (503)797-7222
    Alternative School
    2.6  mi  |  124  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Portland
    Holy Redeemer Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    127 N Rosa Parks Way
    Portland , OR , 97217
    (503)283-5197
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.7  mi  |  306  students  |  Gr.  K-9

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