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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked KS School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 458 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Holy Cross Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Reading & Math disabilites
Year Founded
1986
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
458 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
Holy Cross Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
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

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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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked KS School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 458 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Johnson County, KS is $9,517 for elementary schools and $12,229 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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