Holy Cross School

Tel: (302)674-5784
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MISSION
Holy Cross School provides an academically rich, faith-filled learning environment, thus ensuring a Catholic values based education.  At Holy Cross, we strive to convey a sense of justice, peace, compassion, and respect for all God's creation.
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MISSION
Holy Cross School provides an academically rich, faith-filled learning environment, thus ensuring a Catholic values based education.  At Holy Cross, we strive to convey a sense of justice, peace, compassion, and respect for all God's creation.
  • Holy Cross School is proud to be fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Elementary Schools.
  • Our school`s vision is to be a community where the educational process is centered on the love of Christ and the development of the whole child. By exposing students to Gospel values, high academic standards and individual expectations, Holy Cross School is committed to preparing and enhancing the personal excellence of each and every student.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1952

Student Body

Total Students464 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 26%
Students by GradeHoly Cross School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size25 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,171
Tuition NotesThe rate shown above is for Full Tuition. We offer discounts for active Holy Cross Parishioners and Catholics from other parishes, and for multiple children attending Holy Cross.

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.band, Chess Club, chorus, Fitness Club, Knitting Club, Math League, Odyssey of the mind, Science Explorers, Solar Sprint, student council, yearbook band, Chess Club, chorus, Fitness Club, Knitting Club, Math League, Solar Sprint, yearbook, Odyssey of the mind,
Science Explorers,
student council,

School Notes

We believe:
  • all youth have the opportunity to receive a Catholic Education;
  • in the spiritual, moral, and intellectual development of our youth within the framework of the Gospel, the traditions and teachings of the Roman Catholic Church;
  • each child is a gift from God. Our Catholic school recognizes individual differences and embraces diversity;
  • that a quality education is an active partnership between home, school, and parish;
  • that as a Christ-centered school, the administration, faculty, staff, and students strives to model the behavior of Jesus Christ;
  • we instill in our students a lifelong commitment to learning and prepare them to be models of Christian values;
  • an academically challenging curriculum prepares students for a successful transition to high school;
  • that a well-trained, dedicated, and continuously developing staff is vital to the success of the parish school;
  • that a clean, safe, and properly maintained facility is essential for the future development of the school;
  • and adaptability and innovation are essential for the future development of the school.
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