Holy Cross Lutheran Academy

5450 Holy Cross Ct
Sanford, FL 32771-0327
Tel: (407)936-3636
Grades: PK-9 | 440 students
Holy Cross Lutheran Academy is a Christian private school located on three separate campuses; one in Lake Mary on our Church property offering Preschool.  Our Sanford Campus (5450 Holy Cross Ct.) offers Early Childhood starting with 1 year olds and also houses our elementary school through 4th grade.  We recently purchased an additional property at 100 Aero Lane in Sanford and have moved our 5th - 8th grade there.  Beginning in August 2015 we started 9th grade with plans to go through 12th grade.  We incorporate Spanish, art, and music, throughout the curriculum, have sports teams and regular PE days/activities, and offer many extracurricular options, including team sports and cheerleading, and band.  All classrooms have upgraded technology and we've implemented a 1:1 learning program that offers all 6th - 8th graders a laptop computer to engage the digital generation. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Association of Independent Schools of Florida
Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-9
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 440 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Holy Cross Lutheran Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki bottoms, school-logo polo shirts and PE uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies based upon program in which child is enrolled. K-8 tuition is $6,400.
Admissions Director Sue Stark


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Flag Football, SoccerBasketballCheering,
Flag FootballSoccer,

School Notes:

  • Holy Cross Academy Students routinely score in the top 15% on National Achievement Test.
  • Dedicated Christian teachers who serve as daily role models.
  • Daily bible instruction and opportunities for worship.
  • Integration of Christian faith into all subjects each day.
  • Opportunities for Christian Service.
  • Close contact with the parents and home.

Profile last updated: 09/17/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is The Rock Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Academy Of Learning (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Lakeside Fellowship UMC Preschool & Kindergarten (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sanford
    Academy Of Learning
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K-1 | 70 students
    0.3 miles
    445 S Orange Blvd
    Sanford, FL 32771
  • Sanford
    Lakeside Fellowship UMC Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: PK-K | 69 students
    0.3 miles
    305 S Orange Blvd
    Sanford, FL 32771
  • Sanford
    The Rock Academy
    Alternative School (Christian)
    Grades: KG-12 | 32 students
    1 miles
    6641 W State Road 46
    Sanford, FL 32771
  • Lake Mary
    St. Peter's Episcopal Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    Grades: NS-K | 125 students
    2.3 miles
    700 Rinehart Road
    Lake Mary, FL 32746
  • Sanford
    Grades: PK-8 | 118 students
    2.9 miles
    100 Aero Ln
    Sanford, FL 32771

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