Principles & Philosophy

DSCF3509We believe that the parents are the primary educators of their children.
We believe that Catholic school education is the shared responsibility of parents, staff, administration, parishioners, community and students working together to achieve the goals of academic, intellectual, spiritual, and character development for children to the best of their ability with the gifts and talents given to them by God, leading to academic excellence.

We believe that the Catholic school, as a ministry of the Catholic Church, assists parents in carrying out the baptismal promises they made to “impart Christ’s message, to build community and to serve as we are called.”

We believe that members of the Catholic church and school community must work in harmony to serve the needs of society and that, within this community, each child grows through shared spiritual values, open and honest communication, respect and reverence for each person.

We believe that the role of Catholic school education is to foster a love of learning, life, family and country while embracing the plurality of cultures, creeds and abilities as a wonder of God’s creation.

We believe that the Catholic Church of today, as the steward entrusted with the message of Jesus Christ, can provide the best vehicle for catechesis of the young by educating them in the Catholic School.

Mission Statement

The mission of Holy Cross Catholic School is to partner with its families in the education of tomorrow’s Christian leaders by fostering academic excellence in a Catholic community.