Holy Cross Academy

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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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedYes
Year Founded1941
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2015

Student Body

Total Students241 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Holy Cross Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size23 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,100
Tuition NotesStandard Rate $9100.00 Participating Family Rate $8550.00
% on Financial Aid
13%
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKaren Geltzeiler
Admissions AssociatePauline Nowak

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Tennis, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Indoor SoccerSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

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

Club or Organization:
Baking Club, 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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