Holy Cross Catholic School

  • Holy Cross Catholic School was established in August 2009 with the consolidation of St. John and St. Mary Schools.
  • Grades PreK-5   We will provide your child with a high quality, academic education.
  • We will teach your child to be a leader.
  • We will strengthen your child's Christian values.  We will provide your child with the feeling of fulfillment through service projects.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded2009

Student Body

Total Students104 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Holy Cross Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • St. John's Catholic School & St. Mary's Catholic School merged into one school and after a few years of the merger, the schools unified in one school building and rededicated Catholic education in Defiance County known as Holy Cross Catholic School.
  • Our mission is Leading and Learning through Christ. 

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Defiance
    Grades: 3 | 4 students
    1.6 miles
    2060 Jefferson Ave
    Defiance, OH 43512
    (419) 782-6391
    1.6 3
  • Defiance
    St. John Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 132 students
    2.1 miles
    655 Wayne Avenue
    Defiance, OH 43512
    (419) 782-1751
    2.1 PK-8
  • Napoleon
    St. Paul Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 210 students
    15.9 miles
    1075 Glenwood Ave
    Napoleon, OH 43545
    (419) 592-5536
    15.9 PK-8
  • Napoleon
    Grades: PK-8 | 73 students
    16.6 miles
    722 Monroe St
    Napoleon, OH 43545
    (419) 592-3641
    16.6 PK-8
  • Bryan
    Grades: PK-8 | 122 students
    16.7 miles
    610 S Portland St
    Bryan, OH 43506
    (419) 636-3592
    16.7 PK-8

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