Holy Cross Catholic School

Tel: (503)289-3010
  • Holy Cross is a Catholic School that weaves a combination of excellent academic learning with a warm family environment that promotes forgiveness, community, faith and friendship.
  • Our school serves the diverse North Portland Catholic Community, providing Catholic education for children in grades kindergarten through eight.
  • The school nurtures, affirms, and challenges the students in their pursuit of learning and the responsibilities of faith and citizenship.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 174 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
78%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Holy Cross Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size 22 students

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Football, VolleyballBasketballFootball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Chess Club, Choir, Speech Team, Student Council Band, Chess Club, Choir, Speech Team, Student Council,

School Notes

  • Holy Cross is a community of diverse family backgrounds and welcomes students of all races, religions, and cultures. Established in 1912 by the Sisters of Saint Mary of Oregon (SSMO), religion is taught daily and incorporated into all curriculum areas. The spirit of faith is modeled among the faculty and is part of all school actvities, including private and communal prayer experiences and weekly student liturgies. Holy Cross Catholic School is accredited by the WCEA, the WASC, and the State of Oregon. The entire faculty is state-certified, and over 80 percent hold master degrees. Many grades also have student teachers from the University of Portland.
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