The Mission of Holy Cross School is to provide a supportive, Catholic and Christ-centered environment with a rigorous, comprehensive academic curriculum for all.
Since 1922 Holy Cross has provided an excellent education to children from the Historic Northeast of Kansas City, Missouri.
During the last 90 years Holy Cross School welcomes children from an array of nationalities,cultures and religious backgrounds, and is a leading institution in the Historic Northeast neighborhoods.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 157 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,300
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1922
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
157 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
83%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Holy Cross School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(uniforms )

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Scholarship assistance is based on family income. Discount for multiple children from the same family.
% on Financial Aid
95%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,500
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Barb Deane
Admissions Associate
Aurora Castaneda

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 157 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,300
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Kansas City, MO is $9,835 for elementary schools and $11,986 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kansas City, MO is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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