Holy Cross School

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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1922
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students157 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Holy Cross School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(uniforms )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,300
Tuition NotesScholarship assistance is based on family income. Discount for multiple children from the same family.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorBarb Deane
Admissions AssociateAurora Castaneda


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to Holy Cross School is Kvc Niles (2.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Belmont Schools (3.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kansas City
    Kvc Niles
    Alternative School
    Grades: 1-10 | 22 students
    2.8 miles
    1911 E 23rd St
    Kansas City, MO 64127
    (816) 895-4228
    2.8 1-10
  • Kansas City
    Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 68 students
    3.1 miles
    1522 Holmes St
    Kansas City, MO 64108
    (816) 461-0201
    3.1 9-12
  • Kansas City
    Belmont Schools
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK | 25 students
    3.2 miles
    32 E 46th St
    Kansas City, MO 64112
    (816) 931-0202
    3.2 PK
  • Kansas City
    Grades: NS-PK | 78 students
    3.2 miles
    3101 Main Street
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    (816) 841-2284
    3.2 NS-PK
  • Kansas City
    Grades: NS-12 | 239 students
    3.2 miles
    2900 NE Cates Street
    Kansas City, MO 64117
    (816) 455-5575
    3.2 NS-12

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The average private school tuition in Kansas City, MO is $7,483 for elementary schools and $11,911 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).