Holy Ghost Elementary School

Holy Ghost Elementary School is comprised of 7 early childhood centers, 4 grade schools, a middle school and a high school within the Archdiocese of Dubuque, Iowa.
The members of Holy Family Catholic Schools believe that families are domestic churches and the foundation of a Catholic way of life; children are gifts from God and have the right to know the nurturing love of their Creator; parents are the first and primary educators of children; each parish and its programs of Catholic education are an extension of the family and assist families in their mission.
Holy Family Catholic Schools, in partnership with parents, will excel in providing high-quality, Catholic school education, permeated with Gospel values, for the Dubuque-area community.
Our mission is to effectively form and support families and students in understanding and living the Catholic way of life through message, community, worship and service.
Holy Family Catholic Schools partner with families, integrating an academic curriculum with religious truth and values.
Students engage in learning and living the Catholic faith through experiences of message, worship, community and service.
Faculty, staff, parents and students bring faith to life and life to faith through information and formation opportunities.
Encountering Christ's presence in scripture, sacrament and community, we transform and are transformed.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5

Student Body

Total Students166 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Holy Ghost Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Holy Ghost Elementary School is Wahlert Catholic High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is St. Anthony (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dubuque
    Grades: 9-12 | 521 students
    1 miles
    2005 Kane St
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    (563) 583-9771
    1 9-12
  • Dubuque
    St. Anthony
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-5 | 136 students
    1.5 miles
    2160 Saint Ambrose St
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    (563) 556-2820
    1.5 PK-5
  • Dubuque
    Anna B Lawther Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 4-12 | 65 students
    1.7 miles
    2005 Asbury Rd
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    (563) 582-4015
    1.7 4-12
  • Dubuque
    Our Lady Of Guadalupe
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-5 | 219 students
    1.7 miles
    2160 Rosedale Ave
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    (563) 582-1246
    1.7 PK-5
  • Dubuque
    St. Anthony School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-5 | 180 students
    1.7 miles
    2175 Rosedale Ave
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    (563) 556-2820
    1.7 PK-5

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