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Admissions

As a school Accredited by the Lutheran Association of Schools and the Indiana Department of Education, Holy Cross offers students the opportunity to participate in a curriculum grounded in a commitment to a Christian way of life. Our facilities allow students to explore the arts, academics, and athletics. We want to draw students into a world of unlimited possibilities. We measure our success by our students. We succeed when we see our students living out the values we share, serving from the heart, and not just making history, but changing it.

Campus Tours

The campus of Holy Cross occupies over 7 acres. There is a large, fenced-in playground as well as an expansive athletic field. The gym features a wooden floor and bleachers to seat 500 people. The school is connected to Holy Cross Lutheran Church. This physical connection between church and school serves to reinforce the spiritual connection to Christ that is the head and heart of our Christian education. Other features of the campus include hot meals and a library with over 16,000 titles, as well as science and computer labs with Wi-Fi.

There is no better way to get to know a community than to experience it first hand. Join us for an individual campus visit. A campus visit includes a tour of our campus and an opportunity to meet with an admissions officer. Individual campus visits are scheduled on an individual basis by calling the school.

Join us at our open houses (which are held periodically throughout the school year). This is a great chance to meet our students, teachers, and administrators. We designed this day for families like you to become more familiar with Holy Cross.

How to Apply

We are delighted that you have chosen to apply to Holy Cross Lutheran School.  We look forward to working with you and your family to see if Holy Cross is a good match for you.

To apply to Holy Cross, we ask you to take a campus tour. In that time you will meet teachers, students, and the school administrator. The more important part is that you see God’s hand at work. Walking the halls at Holy Cross gives you the real sense of who we are and our vision for your children.

On a campus tour, we will have the chance to answer any questions you might have. We also will have a packet of information to go over with you that explains the whole process of becoming a partner in our community.

To schedule a campus tour or to find out more about a Holy Cross education, contact our Admissions Counselor at admissions@holycrossfw.org.

FAQs

Do I need to be a Lutheran or a member of Holy Cross to enroll?
Nope!

What is the average class size?
Our average class size is 23.

How many students are at Holy Cross Lutheran School?
For the 2015-2016 school year we have 469 students at the school (62 in Preschool, 257 in Elementary School and 150 in Middle School).

What is expected of me as a parent?
Home, school and church are in partnership in helping children grow to their fullest potential as children of God.

How do I receive financial assistance?
Please contact the school office to set an appointment to come in. We offer a variety of financial aid and believe that we are able to service all who desire to become part of Holy Cross.

Do you offer competitive athletic programs?
Yes, please read more on the Athletics page within the specific grade level you are interested in: K-5, 6-8.

Do you offer competitive music programs?
Yes, please read more on the Arts page within the specific grade level you are interested in: K-5, 6-8.

How do I get an application?
Contact the school at 739.6553.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Holy Cross Lutheran School's tuition is determined annually by December. Holy Cross Lutheran School is supported by partner members of Holy Cross Lutheran Church. We charge tuition to offset some of the expenses incurred on the school side of our ministry. All families are charged a registration fee that helps with the cost of textbooks. They are also charged a field trip fee which pays for the bus/driver of our field trips.

For tuition prices, please contact our Admissions Counselor at 739.6553. We offer yearly, semester, quarterly and 10-month payment plans. All payment plans are completed by auto withdrawals from your financial institution.

Holy Cross Lutheran School seeks students who aspire to academic excellence, spiritual growth, and active participation in school activities. Holy Cross Lutheran School participates in the Indiana Choice Scholarship Program. Please contact our school bookkeeper at 739.6521 to learn more information about our financial assistance programs.

School Registration Kit

At the beginning of every school year, students of Holy Cross Lutheran School must complete registration forms below before coming to registration. Registration for the 2017-18 school year is on Monday, August 14 at 2:00 pm or 6:30 pm.

Student Supply List (K-2), (3-5), (6-8) & (Preschool)
Application for Enrollment

You can view the school calendar for the 2017-18 school year here.

You can view the 2017-2018 Parent/Student handbook here.

Member Attendance Policy

Holy Cross has a worship attendance policy for all families who have students enrolled at Holy Cross Lutheran School and Concordia Lutheran High School.

This policy is to help our member school families understand that since they are receiving a significant financial investment and benefit from their brothers and sisters in Christ at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, there is an important responsibility to be a regular and faithful part of Holy Cross’ worshiping community.

If you are interested in learning more about how to become a member of Holy Cross, please contact our Minister of Discipleship, Chad Van Meter, at 739.6524.