The mission of Holy Cross is to communicate the love of God in Jesus Christ to our members, community, and world, as we bring people to their Savior through baptism, make disciples through education, and care for our members and community in acts of love.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 207 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,750
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Holy Cross Lutheran Church & School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1848
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
207 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Holy Cross Lutheran Church & School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
1 course
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(No Formal Dress Code)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
A discount is applied for members of Holy Cross Church
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$500
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports
Profile last updated: 09/08/2021

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
With an excellent curriculum and caring supportive teachers, Holy Cross exceeded my expectations. I feel confident that the entire staff works to see every child reach their full potential.
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5  
As a retired Teacher, I am extremely pleased with the academics at Holy Cross. The teachers are wonderful, as well as very caring. The value offered is huge.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 207 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,750
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Madison County, IL is $3,916 for elementary schools and $5,098 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Madison County, IL is 97% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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