Holy Cross Catholic School

Welcome to Holy Cross School, a warm and welcoming Catholic educational institution located in Overland Park, Kansas.
Our school caters to students from preschool through eighth grade in a faith-centered environment where everyone is embraced.
At Holy Cross, we are committed to providing excellent education within a positive and supportive atmosphere.
Our dedicated teachers and staff are not only educators but also live their lives as disciples of Christ, instilling values and morals in our students.
We invite you to explore Holy Cross Catholic School and see for yourself why it is the perfect place for your child's educational and spiritual journey.
Join our community and experience the blend of faith, education, and community that sets us apart.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 195 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,680
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Reading & Math disabilites
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
195 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Holy Cross Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Khaki pants, plaid jumpers/skirts, white/navy polos

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
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.
Summer Program Cost
Summer Program Cost Notes
Based on the child\'s schedule at the time of enrollment. Weekly and daily rates offered
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Stefanie Bridges
Admissions Associate
Martha Beisser


Total Sports Offered
5 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Homework Help, Mathletics, Scholars Bowl, Study Hall

School Notes

  • In alignment with the Archdiocese of Kansas City's mission, our school strives's to incorporate Catholic faith in every academic subject. Our religious education curriculum includes Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, a Montessori-based faith formation program for Kindergarten through 3rd-grade students. We also have social justice initiatives and service projects.
The elementary school employs 28 teachers, while our early education program has four full-time teachers. Our staff qualifications include two full-time learning specialists, licensed counselors, school nurses, before and aftercare coordinators, and summer program coordinators.

We prioritize academic excellence and our efforts have been recognized by the prestigious 2023 Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann CEF School of Excellence award. This accomplishment is a testament to our unwavering commitment towards providing the best education to our students.

Our additional programs include STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics), music & band, art, PE, technology instruction (1:1 technology), library, and the federal school lunch program.

We also offer enrichment activities such as 5th-8th grade band, after-school clubs, and grades 3-8 Parish CYO Sports (see sports listing).
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Jason Sudeikis - Emmy award-winning actor, comedian, writer, and producer.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Holy Cross Catholic School cost?
Holy Cross Catholic School's tuition is approximately $8,680 for private students and $215 for summer students.
What is the acceptance rate of Holy Cross Catholic School?
The acceptance rate of Holy Cross Catholic School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 93%.
Who are famous alumni from Holy Cross Catholic School?
Holy Cross Catholic School famous alumni include: Jason Sudeikis.
Does Holy Cross Catholic School offer a summer program?
Yes, Holy Cross Catholic School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Holy Cross Catholic School offer?
Holy Cross Catholic School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Track and Field and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for Holy Cross Catholic School?
The application deadline for Holy Cross Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Holy Cross Catholic School located?
Holy Cross Catholic School is located in the Sylvan Grove neighborhood of Overland Park, KS. There are 1 other private schools located in Sylvan Grove.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 195 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,680
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Johnson County, KS is $9,486 for elementary schools and $12,413 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Johnson County, KS is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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