Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have a Pre-Kindergarten program?
Yes, we have a full day 4 year old pre-kindergarten program. Our pre-kindergarten meets each day from 8:00 am - 2:45 pm. After school care is also available for our Pre-K students. For additional details on our Pre-K program, see the link below.
Do you have full day Kindergarten?
Yes, our kindergarten is a full-day program. Kindergarten meets the same time as the rest of the school from 8:00 am - 2:45 pm. After school care is also available for our Kindergarten students.
How old do you have to be to enroll?
The state of Pennsylvania uses your child’s age as of September 1st as their basis for determining when a student can enroll in Kindergarten. Consequently, if your child turns 5 on or before September 1st they are eligible to enroll in Kindergarten. The same date is used for our Pre-K program. If a child turns 4 on or before September 1st they are eligible to enroll in our 4 year old Pre-K program.
How many students do you have enrolled there?
Enrollment varies from year to year, but we currently have a little over 525 students enrolled in Preschool-8th grade.
What is your average class size?
Class size varies based on enrollment in each grade, but the average class size is approximately 20 students per class for our primary grades and 30 students for our junior high grades.
How much does it cost to attend Holy Cross Regional School?
Our tuition rates differ according to various factors such as grade level, number of students enrolled, Catholic vs. non Catholic etc. For detailed tuition information see the link below.
Does my family need to be Catholic to attend?
All are welcome! While the Catholic faith is an integral part of school life, a number of our school students are not Catholic.
Can I come to visit the school?
Yes, we are glad to conduct tours of our school for new and prospective families. You can contact our school office at 610-489-9434 for more information or Schedule a Tour.
What time do classes start and end?
Our school day begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 2:45 p.m. for all grades Pre-K -8.
Do you provide bus transportation?
Bus transportation to and from Holy Cross Regional Catholic School for K-8 students is provided by your local public school district. Any district within 10 miles of our school is required to provide transportation. Feel free to call our school office or your school district’s transportation coordinator for details. Pre-K students cannot ride public school buses.
Do the children wear uniforms?
Yes, all children in grades K-8 wear uniforms. Uniform requirements vary by grade level and there are different options for boys and girls. Detailed uniform policies can be found by clicking the link below.
Do you provide before or after school care?
Holy Cross Regional Catholic School offers after school program called "CARES" for parents who need to arrange care for their children after school. This is available for a modest fee for all full-day students and is provided after school dismissal until 6 p.m.