Holy Cross School

Tel: (831)423-4447
Grades: PK - 8 | 218 students
Holy Cross School endeavors to motivate, guide and instruct children in beliefs, practices and values of the Catholic Christian community, integrated with high standards of academic excellence.
Holy Cross provides a Catholic Christian education.
We emphasize the harmonious development of the child and all of his/her talents and abilities.
Recognizing parents as the primary educators, the teachers, as facilitators of learning, seek to provide experiences that will develop the values, attitudes, and habits necessary for each child to eventually become an intelligent, cultured articulate, and socially aware Catholic citizen, who will contribute to the faith community and the world society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1862

Student Body

Total Students 218 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 17%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Holy Cross School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(school uniform required)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,250
% on Financial Aid 40%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Admissions Director Kathleen Ryan, Principal

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Choir, Life Lab, Spanish Club, Student Council, Yearbook Committee Choir, Life Lab, Spanish Club, Student Council,
Yearbook Committee,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 08/30/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is MCP Middle & High School (Monterey Coast Prep) (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Horizons School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Midtown Montessori (0.9 miles away)
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    (831)475-0133
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    117 Fern Street, Suite 150
    Santa Cruz , CA , 95060
    (831)458-9800
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    0.6  mi  |  30  students  |  Gr.  6-12
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    (831)423-0658
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    Santa Cruz , CA , 95062
    (831)423-2273
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    Santa Cruz , CA , 95060
    (831)427-2641
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