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

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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
    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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