Holy Cross High School is a comprehensive diocesan high school offering courses in five levels of study to meet the needs of all students.
In many cases, transportation to and from school is available through Diocesan and district busing opportunities.
Recent graduating classes have earned $30 million in college scholarships, averaging $355,464 per student.
Tuition Assistance is available
Learn more about the Memorandum of Understanding between the Diocese of Scranton and King's College and the Diocese of Scranton and The University of Scranton.
Programs include modified college preparatory, college preparatory, and an honors program with Advanced Placement (A.P.) classes.Additionally, Holy Cross offers a range of programs such as the Individual Instruction (II program), Career Technology Center, Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM program.)
Incoming freshmen are required to take the High School Placement Test (HSPT) which is used to assist in the proper program placement for the student. This test is given in November to all diocesan 8th grade students. If your student is not attending a diocesan elementary school, or your student did not take the placement test in November
Incoming freshmen are required to take the High School Placement Test (HSPT) which is used to assist in the proper program placement for the student. This test is given in November to all diocesan 8th grade students. If your student is not attending a diocesan elementary school, or your student did not take the placement test in November, please call the school Guidance Office (570-346-7541) to schedule the test
Parents requesting a transfer of a student into Holy Cross High School must call the school to schedule an appointment with our vice principal (570-346-7541). A transcript from the present school along with a copy of the student’s latest report card will be required.
Shadowing is an opportunity for any student, who is considering enrollment, to spend a day at Holy Cross High School and experience the Holy Cross family firsthand. Potential students are paired with a Holy Cross student for a day to attend classes, and get a true feel for student life at Holy Cross. Personal tours during school hours are also available upon request. Please call the Guidance Office to schedule a shadowing date and/or a school tour. Our shadowing day begins at 8 AM and ends at 2 PM.
Call the school at 57-346-7541 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your "Shadow Day!"
"Our daughter absolutely loves Holy Cross! She is an only child and she tells us daily how much she loves HCHS. We say it is worth every single penny to know that she loves it so much!"
~Parent, Class of 2025
October 29, 2023– Holy Cross Open House
Please join us on Sunday, October 29, 2023 from 11AM to 3PM for tours and information. Check back for more details!
November 11, 2023 – Placement Test Date for any student who has not tested in the Diocese of Scranton School System.
Holy Cross System feeder school students will have an opportunity for testing during the school day at their schools.
The High School Placement Test will be conducted on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 8:30 am for students wishing to enroll in Holy Cross High School and do not attend a Diocesan Elementary School. Please call the school and ask to speak with Guidance to register for the Placement Test.
Scholarships will be based on the High School Placement.