Holy Cross Lutheran School

650 NE 135th St.,
Miami, FL, 33161-0331
Tel: (305)893-0851
Holy Cross has been providing quality, Christian Education to the children of the North Dade and South Broward communities for over 50 years.
Holy Cross Christian Day School is a ministry of Holy Cross Lutheran Church.
Holy Cross is committed to serving as an extension of each child's family and providing a nurturing, safe environment for students to grow and learn.
Each child is appreciated and loved as an individual.
The family-like atmosphere of Holy Cross makes it the perfect environment students to achieve at their highest level.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Programs Supported mild learning and physical disabilities
Year Founded 1951

Student Body

Total Students 331 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 80%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Holy Cross Lutheran School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 24%
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(uniform polo shirts, Khaki pants and shorts, skirts and jumpers for younger girls)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,400
Tuition Notes Tuition fees vary by grade level. Half and full day enrollment is available for PK students. Discounts are offered for multiple students, active church membership, civil servants, prepayment,etc.
% on Financial Aid 10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $750
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Sherri Mackey, Principal


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic competitions, After-school tutoring, Chess Club, Hip Hop Dance, Pee Wee Cheerleading, Praise and Worship Choir, Sign Language Chess Club, Hip Hop Dance, Sign Language, Academic competitions,
After-school tutoring,
Pee Wee Cheerleading,
Praise and Worship Choir,

School Notes:

    • Small Class size
    • Dedicated and experienced teachers
    • Before and After School Care
    • Summer Camp and Summer School
    • Challenging curriculum with emphasis on basic skills
    • State and National Lutheran School Accreditation
    • Annual testing with the Stanford 10 and Scholastic Reading Inventory (NO FCAT)
    • Special classes in technology, art, spanish, physical education
    • Weekly Chapel Services
    • John McKay Scholarship accepted in some cases
    • Certified VPK Provider
    • Certified Step Up For Students provider

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Keystone National High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Small World Montessori Method School Ii (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Small World Montessori Method School Ii (0.4 miles away)
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  • North Miami Small World Montessori Method School Ii
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    14100 Ne 6th Ave
    North Miami , FL , 33161
    Montessori School
    0.4  mi  |  2  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Miami Montessori School of North Miami..
    695 NE 123rd Street
    Miami , FL , 33161
    (305) 89-3 5994
    0.7  mi  |  127  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Miami
    Montessori School Of North Miami
    Montessori School
    695 Ne 123rd St
    Miami , FL , 33161
    Montessori School
    0.7  mi  |  49  students  |  Gr.  2-9
  • Miami
    Holy Family School
    (Roman Catholic)
    14650 Ne 12th Avenue
    Miami , FL , 33161
    (Roman Catholic)
    1  mi  |  179  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Miami
    Keystone National High School
    (Church of God)
    12840 Nw 1st Ct
    Miami , FL , 33168
    (Church of God)
    1.1  mi  |  810  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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