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Empowering Children To Reach Their God-Given Potential

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Holy Cross Catholic School in Philadelphia’s Mount Airy neighborhood nurtures the intellectual, emotional, and spiritual growth of students in Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Families of all faiths choose Holy Cross for a

high-quality, faith-based education

in a safe and loving environment.

As one of the 14 Independence Mission Schools,

we teach values and morals

as part of an academically rigorous curriculum.

Our private school is affordable because

every family receives financial aid

that reduces the cost of tuition.


Message from Ms. Rosalie Doherty, Principal

Dear Holy Cross Families, It has been a very busy summer at Holy Cross School! We’ve completed major projects, prioritizing safety and security upgrades. Here is a list of the work that was done:• New burglar alarm system installed, with wireless sensors and keypads...

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This Is Where We Will Post Event Information

If we have an upcoming event, we will tell you about it here. We will provide an event description, as well as the date, time and place. If registration is required, we will provide a link for you to register. If the event is a fundraiser, we will provide a link to...

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The Future is Bright

Where Holy Cross 8th Graders Went to High School in 2022


Independent Catholic

Independent Non-Catholic

Special Admit / Magnet Schools


Holy Cross Catholic School

144 E. Mt. Airy Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19119

Holy Cross Catholic School