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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedReading & Math disabilites
Year Founded1986
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students458 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Holy Cross Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition 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 DirectorAnita Lemmon

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, 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).

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Overland Park
    Grades: NS-3 | 266 students
    0.1 miles
    9555 Hadley Dr
    Overland Park, KS 66212
    (913) 649-2228
    0.1 NS-3
    266
  • Overland Park
    Bethany Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: K-8 | 205 students
    1.3 miles
    9101 Lamar Ave
    Overland Park, KS 66207
    (913) 648-2228
    1.3 K-8
    205
  • Overland Park
    Mt Olive Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 39 students
    1.3 miles
    9514 Perry Ln
    Overland Park, KS 66212
    (913) 888-6293
    1.3 PK-8
    39
  • Overland Park
    Childrens Village Child Care
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 30 students
    1.5 miles
    10026 W 88th Street
    Overland Park, KS 66212
    (913) 888-0434
    1.5 NS-PK
    30
  • Overland Park
    Mastin Street KinderCare
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    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.7 miles
    10456 Mastin St
    Overland Park, KS 66212
    (913) 492-3221
    1.7 NS-PK
    n/a

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The average private school tuition in Kansas is $4,940 for elementary schools and $10,251 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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