Holy Family School

  • It is the mission of Holy Family School, as an extension of church life, to nurture families and provide for students quality education rooted in the gospel of Jesus and the traditions and practices of the Catholic Church.
  • Holy Family School exists to provide an environment in which the richness of each student's heritage is celebrated; to provide an academic program which challenges students to reach their highest potential; to utilize current technology to prepare students for the world tomorrow; to enrich student and family life by facilitating access to a variety of church and community resources; and to partner with parishes in the formation of parents and children as active participants in their community of faith.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students233 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
79%
State avg.: 13%
Students by Grade Holy Family School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • It is the mission of Holy Family School, as an extension of church life, to nurture families and provide for students quality education rooted in the gospel of Jesus and the traditions and practices of the Catholic Church. Holy Family School exists to provide an environment in which the richness of each student's heritage is celebrated; to provide an academic program which challenges students to reach their highest potential; to utilize current technology to prepare students for the world tomorrow; to enrich student and family life by facilitating access to a variety of church and community resources; and to partner with parishes in the formation of parents and children as active participants in their community of faith.
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