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17 OVERALL RATINGS

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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly agree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Just right (1 response)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Is there someone at this school who you want to say "thanks" to?
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There are 24 reviews about all of the school topics.

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Holy Cross School 5

Posted July 27, 2016
- a parent
Holy Cross School is a National Blue Ribbon School with rigorous academics and a welcoming environment dedicated to community service. Teachers tailor their instruction to the individual needs of students and can easily enrich the already advanced curriculum to challenge students. Students perform numerous community service projects to help those less fortunate. Holy Cross is awesome!

Holy Cross School 5

Posted June 03, 2016
- a parent
Our kindergartener loves Holy Cross. His class is small - 17 kids with a teacher and an aide. As parents we love the strong sense of community; the class is small enough that we really get to know the other parents and kids at birthday parties, field trips, and school events. The sense of community extends to the students too, where the older students look out for and mentor the younger ones. In addition to typical classroom instruction that includes an advanced math program, they take classes in art, music, library, computers, and a really fun PE program. Our son has had opportunities to do public speaking and participate in pageants that he would not have done if the environment were not so nurturing. The teachers and staff at Holy Cross are dedicated, caring, and excellent at what they do. They challenge the students intellectually and foster a values-based view of the world that serves students long after they graduate.


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Grateful to: School leader

Posted June 03, 2016
- a parent
Thank you to Mrs. Kane and Fr. Buchmeier for creating a safe, challenging, and values-based learning environment.

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Teacher effectiveness: Very effective

Posted June 03, 2016
- a parent
The teachers care more than at any school I've been involved with, and I find them to be ultra-competent.

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Develops empathy: Strongly agree

Posted June 03, 2016
- a parent
Students are matched up with a buddy three grades above (or below, as the case may be). What sealed our decision to enroll in Holy Cross was seeing how confident, intelligent and compassionate the older students are.


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Develops honesty: Strongly agree

Posted June 03, 2016
- a parent
The entire curriculum is not only intellectually-rigorous; it is rooted in Christina values of respect for and service to others.

Holy Cross School 5

Posted September 30, 2013
- a teacher
Holy Cross Catholic School has been named a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School by the United States Department of Education. Holy Cross is one of only 50 private schools in the country to receive this honor. Holy Cross Catholic School has attained excellence in education by keeping its focus student-centered and on educating the whole child. Faculty works tirelessly to identify the needs of every student through formal and informal assessment, and to ensure that lessons include learning for different modalities and levels of achievement. Holy Cross Catholic School focuses on three main areas of student development: Faith Development, Academic Excellence, and Educating Each Individual Child.

Holy Cross School 5

Posted September 29, 2013
- a parent
Both of our children attend Holy Cross and have been there since Kindergarten. We love the welcoming community and the outstanding academic curriculum. It has been a wonderful experience to see our children grow academically and socially while they develop a strong faith foundation.


Holy Cross School 4

Posted September 29, 2013
- a parent
Holy Cross provides a caring learning environment for children at all levels. The Catholic education is truly the best in the area, and we won the 2013 Blue Ribbon Award to prove it!

Holy Cross School 5

Posted September 28, 2013
- a parent
Holy Cross has fantastic community spirit and excellent academics as evidenced by being one of only 50 private schools in the country to be named a 2013 National Blue Ribbon school! Additionally, many teachers and the principal have received national awards during the six years our family has been a part of Holy Cross. Our children love this school and so do we!

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