Holy Cross High School

We are committed to the development of the whole person, offering comprehensive academic, social and athletic programs which are rooted in the Gospel and teaching of the Catholic Church.
A Roman Catholic High School, in the Diocese of Scranton, challenges its students to appreciate life-long learning and to develop character, leadership and integrity in a caring environment in order to promote a culture of peace, justice and service.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students349 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Holy Cross High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Holy Cross High School is Friendship House (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is St. Mary Of Mt Carmel School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Scranton
    Grades: PK-8 | 172 students
    0.4 miles
    325 Chestnut St
    Scranton, PA 18512
    (570) 346-4429
    0.4 PK-8
    172
  • Scranton
    Grades: PK-K | 58 students
    0.7 miles
    919 E. Drinker Street
    Scranton, PA 18512
    (570) 347-4450
    0.7 PK-K
    58
  • Scranton
    St. Clare School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-3 | 270 students
    1.2 miles
    2215 N Washington Ave
    Scranton, PA 18509
    (570) 343-2790
    1.2 PK-3
    270
  • Scranton
    Friendship House
    Alternative School
    Grades: PK-10 | 118 students
    1.4 miles
    1615 E Gibson St
    Scranton, PA 18510
    (570) 342-8305
    1.4 PK-10
    118
  • Scranton
    New Story
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 70 students
    1.4 miles
    751 Keystone Industrial Park Unit 1
    Scranton, PA 18512
    (570) 285-7709
    1.4 K-12
    70

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The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $8,014 for elementary schools and $16,141 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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