Holy Cross School

720 Elder Ln,
Deerfield, IL, 60015-0600
Tel: (847)945-0135
Holy Cross School is a Catholic educational community committed to academic excellence, deepening of Christian values, and fostering of service to society.
Supported by Holy Cross Parish, dedicated parents, and devoted faculty, the school actively participates in the Catholic mission of evangelization.
The school provides a quality education to ensure that the students become lifelong learners.
Students grow spiritually through faith, witness, and prayer by being called to live out the Gospel message.
Emphasis is placed on social responsibility and exemplary citizenship.
Holy Cross School develops and nurtures the whole person: mind, body, and spirit.
Children are considered unique individuals and are provided with spiritual, academic, physical, & social guidance.
We are dedicated to academic excellence and the nurturing of lifelong curiosity and self-discipline within a Catholic educational setting.
The educational programs strive to meet the various learning styles of our students.
We believe that children learn best when they are participants in the learning process.
Through instruction, example, and experience, our children develop basic skills needed for critical thinking, problem solving, and self direction.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Reading and Mild to Moderate Learning Disabilities, and 504 plans
Year Founded 1937

Student Body

Total Students 210 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 2%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Holy Cross School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 55%

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Rates vary for parishioners and nonparishioners and for the number of students enrolled.
% on Financial Aid 6%
Admissions Director Janice DiVincenzo
Admissions Associate Katie Anderson


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Connie's Club - before and after daycare, Homework Club, Junior High Play, Junior and Senior Band, Language Stars - Spanish Instruction, Lego Club, Pom Pon Club, Safety Patrol, Variety Show Homework Club, Lego Club, Pom Pon Club, Safety Patrol, Variety Show, Connie's Club - before and after daycare,
Junior High Play,
Junior and Senior Band,
Language Stars - Spanish Instruction,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chicagoland Jewish High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori Connection (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Deerfield Montessori Childrens House (1.2 miles away)
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