Welcome to Holy Cross School, a preschool through eighth grade Catholic school in the heart of Overland Park, Kansas. Our inviting community is a faith-centered space where all are welcome. Our students enjoy high-quality teaching and learning in a positive and supportive atmosphere, nurtured by teachers and staff that live their vocations as disciples of Christ. We invite you to see for yourself what makes Holy Cross Catholic School the place for you.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 188 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,260
  • 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
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Reading & Math disabilites
Year Founded
1986
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
188 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
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(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
$185
Summer Program Cost Notes
Based on the child\'s schedule at the time of enrollment. Weekly and daily rates offered
% on Financial Aid
60%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,760
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Stefanie Bridges
Admissions Associate
Martha Beisser

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 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 Kindergarten-3rd grades, social justice initiates, and service projects.
  • Holy Cross employs 28 teachers in the elementary school and 5 teachers in our early education program.  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 counselor, school nurses, before and aftercare coordinator and 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 STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics), music & band, art, PE, technology instruction (1:1 technology), library, and federal school lunch program.
  • Enrichment Activities include Kindergarten bell choir, grades 5-8 band, Jr. High vocal choirs, grades 3-8 Parish CYO Sports (see sports listing).
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 188 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,260
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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