Holy Cross High School

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Holy Cross High School Photo #1 - Be A Scholar, Be A Leader, Be Holy Cross
The Congregation of Holy Cross has established schools, as a continuation of the legacy of the Reverend Basil Anthony Moreau, to cultivate minds and hearts and to serve the needs of the Church and the World.
Holy Cross schools offer educational programs to a diverse group of students, fostering the gifts of those with whom and for whom we work.
We teach the Catholic faith; we encourage the pursuit of academic excellence; we nurture a commitment to integral growth by focusing on Christian values and the intellectual, creative, social and physical development of those we serve.
We spur those whom we serve to challenge prejudice, as well as unjust networks of power and privilege.
Holy Cross sponsored schools exist to promote the legacy and vision of Father Moreau by developing leaders among the People of God for the good of the Church and society.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 460 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,750
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
460 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
Holy Cross High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
72 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
11 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP English, AP European History, AP French, AP Language and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP US History
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Holy Cross polos or shirt and tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
62%
Admissions Director
Terri Parks

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
37 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Art Club, Athletic Council, Au Chocolat (french language and culture), Audio-Visual Club, Bowling Club, Chess Club, Comedy Club, Crosstones (a capella group), Dance Club, Debate Team, Diversity Club, Extreme Sports Club, Fashion Club, Film Club, Fine Arts Exploration, Freshmen Committee, Girls Jazz Choir, Green Thumb Club, HCTV, Jazz Band, Junior Committee, Mock Trial, Model UN Club, National Honor Society, Photography Club, Ping Pong Club, Presidents' Council, Senior Committee, Sophomore Committee, Student Activists for the Environment, Student Council, Student Theatre, Students Against Destructive Decisions, Ultimate Frisbee Club, Visions (fine arts magazine), Yearbook, Yoga Club
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 460 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,750
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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