Holy Cross High School

587 Oronoke Road,
Waterbury, CT, 06708-0670
Tel: (203)757-9248
Grades: 9 - 12 | 730 students
The Congregation of Holy Cross has established schools, as a continuation of the legacy of the Reverend Basil Anthony Moreau, to cultivate minds and hearts and to serve the needs of the Church and the World.
Holy Cross schools offer educational programs to a diverse group of students, fostering the gifts of those with whom and for whom we work.
We teach the Catholic faith; we encourage the pursuit of academic excellence; we nurture a commitment to integral growth by focusing on Christian values and the intellectual, creative, social and physical development of those we serve.
We spur those whom we serve to challenge prejudice, as well as unjust networks of power and privilege.
Holy Cross sponsored schools exist to promote the legacy and vision of Father Moreau by developing leaders among the People of God for the good of the Church and society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 730 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 21 students
Number of AP Courses 11 courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP English, AP European History, AP French, AP Language and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP US History  
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,200
Admissions Director Jodie LaCava McGarrity


Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports BaseballBasketballCheeringCross CountryDiving
TennisTrack and FieldVolleyballWinter TrackWrestling
CheeringCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 37 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Athletic Council, Au Chocolat (french language and culture), Audio-Visual Club, Bowling Club, Chess Club, Comedy Club, Crosstones (a capella group), Dance Club, Debate Team, Diversity Club, Extreme Sports Club, Fashion Club, Film Club, Fine Arts Exploration, Freshmen Committee, Girls Jazz Choir, Green Thumb Club, HCTV, Jazz Band, Junior Committee, Mock Trial, Model UN Club, National Honor Society, Photography Club, Ping Pong Club, Presidents' Council, Senior Committee, Sophomore Committee, Student Activists for the Environment, Student Council, Student Theatre, Students Against Destructive Decisions, Ultimate Frisbee Club, Visions (fine arts magazine), Yearbook, Yoga Club Art Club, Bowling Club, Chess Club, Comedy Club, Dance Club, Debate Team, Diversity Club, Fashion Club, Film Club, HCTV, Jazz Band, Mock Trial, Model UN Club, Ping Pong Club, Yearbook, Yoga Club, Athletic Council,
Au Chocolat (french language and culture),
Audio-Visual Club,
Crosstones (a capella group),
Extreme Sports Club,
Fine Arts Exploration,
Freshmen Committee,
Girls Jazz Choir,
Green Thumb Club,
Junior Committee,
National Honor Society,
Photography Club,
Presidents' Council,
Senior Committee,
Sophomore Committee,
Student Activists for the Environment,
Student Council,
Student Theatre,
Students Against Destructive Decisions,
Ultimate Frisbee Club,
Visions (fine arts magazine),

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chase Collegiate School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Lady Of Mount Carmel School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Our Lady Of Mount Carmel School (0.9 miles away)
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