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Holy Spirit School Photo #1 - Eighth Graders accept Holy Spirit pins, signifying their acceptance of their role as school leaders. On the altar is Father Joe O'Brien and presenting the pin is principal, Roger Rooney.
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Holy Spirit School Photo #1 - Eighth Graders accept Holy Spirit pins, signifying their acceptance of their role as school leaders. On the altar is Father Joe O'Brien and presenting the pin is principal, Roger Rooney.
The mission of Holy Spirit School is to provide students with an academically excellent program in a value-centered atmosphere that strives to instill in the children Christ-centered moral values.
We believe that each child is loved by God, gifted with potential, and deserving of love, acceptance and attention.
We believe that prayer, community and service lived out within the context of the Catholic faith are an integral part of our school program.
We believe that this mission is aided and enhanced by a dedicated faculty with a strong commitment to teaching Christian values.
In order to make our philosophy a lived reality, we endeavor to: spiritual - teach Catholic Doctrine and provide opportunities for daily prayer, sacraments, and opportunities for service.
Academic - Strive to employ a wide variety of teaching techniques, instructional materials, and learning programs to integrate the academics with skills that will in turn maximize each student's potential.
Personal - Make learning a positive experience so that we protect the dignity of each child and encourage each student's potential for growth.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-7
  • Students: 215 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-7

Student Body

Total Students
215 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
Holy Spirit School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • The mission of Holy Spirit School is to provide students with an academically excellent program in a value-centered atmosphere that strives to instill in the children Christ-centered moral values. We believe that each child is loved by God, gifted with potential, and deserving of love, acceptance and attention. We believe that prayer, community and service lived out within the context of the Catholic faith are an integral part of our school program. We believe that this mission is aided and enhanced by a dedicated faculty with a strong commitment to teaching Christian values. In order to make our philosophy a lived reality, we endeavor to: spiritual - teach Catholic Doctrine and provide opportunities for daily prayer, sacraments, and opportunities for service. Academic - Strive to employ a wide variety of teaching techniques, instructional materials, and learning programs to integrate the academics with skills that will in turn maximize each student's potential. Personal - Make learning a positive experience so that we protect the dignity of each child and encourage each student's potential for growth.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-7
  • Students: 215 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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