Holy Cross Catholic School

  • Holy Cross Catholic School offers a fully licensed preschool and child care facility, a full-day kindergarten and an NCA and State of Kansas accredited elementary school grades K-8.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Reading & Math disabilites
Year Founded 1986

Student Body

Total Students 391 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Holy Cross Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes Tuition is based on the parish membership of the family and the number of students a family enrolls. Although the admissions deadline is stated as May 1, enrollment is accepted up until a class is considered full.
Admissions Director Anita Lemmon

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • In alignment with the mission of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas Schools, we strive to infuse our Catholic faith in every academic subject. In addition to our religious education curriculum we incorporate Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (a Montessori-based faith formation program)in PK-3rd grades, social justice initiates and service projects.
  • Holy Cross employs 28 teachers in the elementary school and 5 teachers in the early education center (preschool). Our staff qualifications include two full-time learning specialists, 50% of the staff with 15 or more years of teaching experience, 40% of the staff with Masters degrees, licensed couselor, school nurse, before and after care coordinator and a summer program coordinator.
  • Academic Excellence is a high priority for the faculty and staff and as a result our school has excelled receiving the 2007 Building Standard of Excellence award from the State of Kansas in reading, math and writing.
  • Additional programs include music, art, PE, technology instruction (wireless laptop technologhy), library, Spanish, and federal school lunch program.
  • Enrichment Activities include: Kindergarten bell choir, Battle of the Books, Mathletics, Science Olympiad, Quiz Bowl, grades 5-8 band, Jr. High bell and vocal choirs, grades 3-8 Parish CYO Sports (see sports listing).

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