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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 193 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
193 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
True Cross School - Dickinson Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

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I enjoyed my time at True Cross, and I am glad I had the opportunity to attend. I made lasting friendships and great memories.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 193 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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