The community of Holy Cross School is dedicated to educating the whole child in a God centered faith-filled environment. Living in the light of Christ`s teachings, we celebrate and value the dignity of each child as we provide superior Catholic Education by nurturing the whole child; spiritually, intellectually, physically and emotionally.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 233 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,100
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Holy Cross Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Yes
Year Founded
1941
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2015

Student Body

Total Students
233 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
Holy Cross Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
15 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Standard Rate $9100.00 Participating Family Rate $8550.00
% on Financial Aid
13%
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Karen Geltzeiler

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Summer Enrichment Classes

Club or Organization:
After School Care Program, Choir, Debate Team, Drama Club, Math Counts, Model United Nations, Musical Instrument Instruction

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Little Dribblers Basketball Camp, Sports Readiness Camp, Summer Sports Camps

School Notes

  • Holy Cross Academy is an exemplary, award-winning PreK through Grade 8 Catholic school nestled on a suburban campus in Rumson, NJ. It is the parish school of The Church of the Holy Cross and a member of the Diocese of Trenton Catholic Schools. The mission of Holy Cross Academy is to educate the next generation of Catholic leaders with Christ`s love and teachings as our guide. We are dedicated to providing a challenging and dynamic learning environment, in which students grow intellectually, spiritually, and physically, so that they may fully discover the persons God created them to be.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 233 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,100
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Monmouth County, NJ is $16,038 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Monmouth County, NJ is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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