Father James B Hay Catholic School

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  • Father James B Hay Catholic School is more than an institution for learning, we make up an educational community that was established and sustained by dedicated faculty, administration, staff, and strong parental support.
  • Our common goal is to accomplish what is in the best interest of the students academically and spiritually; to make them the keepers of the faith and provide guidance to them to make a lasting contribution to the global community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1956

Student Body

Total Students66 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 48%
Students by GradeFather James B Hay Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform: School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,800
% on Financial Aid
26%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,625
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJulia Fracker

School Notes

  • Father James B. Hay Catholic School is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, a division of AdvancED and the state of New Mexico since the inception of non-public school accreditation in 1975. We provide a strong academic program that incorporates Catholic identity in all subject areas. Our curriculum is based on the Elementary Course of Study as prescribed by the Diocese of Las Cruces. It is aligned with national standards and the regulations of the New Mexico State Department of Education for non-public schools. Our academic program includes grades Pre-K through grade 5th. Each grade level incorporates content and activities that are developmentally appropriate.
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The average private school tuition in New Mexico is $6,661 for elementary schools and $10,359 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Mexico is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).