Holy Cross Academy

  • St. Michael's school serves children from pre-school through eighth grade.
  • We are a community of parents, teachers, priests, and staff who care about and foster the spiritual, academic, and emotional growth of our children.
  • Our approach to discipline is based on respect respect for self, respect for learning, respect for each other.
  • Since 1895 our mission here at St. Michael's has remained the same help build the kingdom of God.
  • We offer solid instruction based on the traditions of our Catholic faith and we help our students through their spiritual journey by preparing them for the sacrament.
  • We do this by building a spiritual community that reflects Christ's love through Daily Prayer and Weekly Mass: Our students, faculty, and staff pray together daily.
  • Mass is celebrated weekly with students and there are a number of special all school masses and prayer services planned throughout the year.
  • Parents are invited to attend any of these masses. Our students have numerous opportunities to serve others by participating in programs that benefit the community: Special Olympics, Juvenile Diabetes, Math Marathon for Saint Judes, Mary Queen and Mother Nursing Home, Foreign Missions, Saint Vincent DePaul, Sts Peter & Paul Soup Kitchen, and many others.

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School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students683 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Holy Cross Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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