Holy Cross High School (New Jersey)

Holy Cross High School (New Jersey)

Holy Cross High School in Delran Township, New Jersey is the only Roman Catholic high school in Burlington County. Holy Cross has been fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Secondary Schools since 1984. The school is run under the supervision of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Trenton.

Occupying a 100-acre (0.40 km2) campus, it has a wide variety of co-curricular activities, including 40 sports teams and over 50 clubs, for students to participate in. Tuition for the 2007-08 school year was $7,900. As of the 2009-10 school year, the school had an enrollment of 699 students and 49.9 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 15.6.

The student population is from a wide range of socioeconomic backgrounds. 99% of the school's graduates go onto two and four-year colleges and universities. The school had seen a decline in students in recent years, however the school has rebounded in the past three years and freshman enrollment has increased over this time.

The school has also undergone a $3.5 million renovation, including a new roof in 2005 to replace the old one which had been in place since the school opened in 1956. A renovated Gerald Finsen Media Center was built during the 2005-06 school year.

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