Holy Cross School

  • Holy Cross School is a Catholic educational community committed to academic excellence, deepening of Christian values, and fostering of service to society.
  • Supported by Holy Cross Parish, dedicated parents, and devoted faculty, the school actively participates in the Catholic mission of evangelization.
  • The school provides a quality education to ensure that the students become lifelong learners.
  • Students grow spiritually through faith, witness, and prayer by being called to live out the Gospel message.
  • Emphasis is placed on social responsibility and exemplary citizenship.
  • Holy Cross School develops and nurtures the whole person: mind, body, and spirit.
  • Children are considered unique individuals and are provided with spiritual, academic, physical, & social guidance. We are dedicated to academic excellence and the nurturing of lifelong curiosity and self-discipline within a Catholic educational setting.
  • The educational programs strive to meet the various learning styles of our students.
  • We believe that children learn best when they are participants in the learning process. Through instruction, example, and experience, our children develop basic skills needed for critical thinking, problem solving, and self direction.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedReading and Mild to Moderate Learning Disabilities, and 504 plans
Year Founded1937
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2014

Student Body

Total Students126 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 31%
Students by GradeHoly Cross School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
55%
Average Class Size15 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,854
Tuition NotesRates vary for parishioners and nonparishioners. New rates are generally available by February for the upcoming school year.
% on Financial Aid
6%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJanice DiVincenzo
Admissions AssociateLynne Greenwell

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
FootballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Altar Servers, Art Club, Chess Scholars, Engineering Club, Irish Dance, Quiz Bowl Team, Safety Patrol, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Junior High Play

School Notes

  • Holy Cross School is a Catholic educational community committed to academic excellence, deepening of Christian values, and fostering of service to society. Supported by Holy Cross Parish, dedicated parents, and devoted faculty, the school actively participates in the Catholic mission of evangelization. The school provides a quality education to ensure that the students become lifelong learners. Students grow spiritually through faith, witness, and prayer by being called to live out the Gospel message. Emphasis is placed on social responsibility and exemplary citizenship. Holy Cross School develops and nurtures the whole person: mind, body, and spirit. Children are considered unique individuals and are provided with spiritual, academic, physical, & social guidance. We are dedicated to academic excellence and the nurturing of lifelong curiosity and self-discipline within a Catholic educational setting. The educational programs strive to meet the various learning styles of our students. We believe that children learn best when they are participants in the learning process. Through instruction, example, and experience, our children develop basic skills needed for critical thinking, problem solving, and self direction.
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