True Cross School - Dickinson

True cross catholic school, the first parochial school on the Galveston county mainland,was founded in 1946, by father Thomas Carney, and was originally staffed by the sisters of Sisters of St. Mary of Namar.
True cross catholic school has been providing a high-quality catholic educational experience to Galveston county and its surrounding areas.
True cross school is a community called by god to grow in wisdom and grace just as Jesus did when he was a child.
As we grow spiritually, academically, and emotionally, we will learn to share our god-given gifts with others.
In this way, the kingdom of god will grow and prosper to his eternal glory.
True cross catholic school is a Christ catholic school Community, who, united with its parish, and in collaboration with its families, nurtures and form the minds, hearts, and spirits of the children it serves.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students193 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade True Cross School - Dickinson Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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