Welcome to Holy Cross High School

Open House

The Administration, Faculty, Parents, and Students of Holy Cross High School Invite you to our annual Open House!

Sunday, October 27, 2019

12PM - 3PM

S.A.T.  scores in the top 1% within 7 counties

Over $19 million in scholarships awarded to the graduating Class of 2019, 

averaging $199, 191 per student.

Faith filled family environment, serving the community with over 

17,000 hours of service performed by our students.

Opportunities for a rich student experience with 17 varsity PIAA sports and over 20 extracurricular activities.

Tuition Assistance Available


Listen to what our parents and alumni have to say about their experience with Holy Cross High School!


Holy Cross High School is a comprehensive diocesan high school offering courses in all levels of study. 

In many cases, transportation to and from school is available through Diocesan and district busing opportunities

Important Dates

 August 26, 2019 – First Day of School for students

October 27, 2019 – Holy Cross Open House; 12pm-3pm 

Call for a private tour if you miss our Open House

November 16, 2019 – Placement Test Date for public school transfer students. Don't forget to schedule a Shadow Day!

Holy Cross System feeder school students will have an opportunity for testing during the school day at their junior high school. 

November 23, 2019 –Placement Test (SNOW DATE)

January 15, 2020  (6pm) –Parent Registration Meeting for incoming Freshmen and transfer students. 

Academic Programs


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


 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 December 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 December, please call the school Guidance Office (570-346-7541) to schedule the test.

Transfer Students


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. 

The GooseChase Game


Join our Open House GooseChase!

GooseChase is a scavenger hunt game where you can complete missions to earn points before and during our Open House.

You can win:

1st place: $75 Amazon gift card & Friends of the Crusader gear of your choice

2nd & 3rd place: $25 Amazon gift card & a HCHS t-shirt

 The school with the highest percentage of participation will win a pizza party for your class!

 How to Play...

  • Download the app FREE from the Apple store or Google Play store
  • Play as a guest or make a new account
  • Search for our game: HCHS Open House 2019
  • Enter your name (include your school initials after your last name to play with your school)
  • Join our game & start completing missions! 

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Holy Cross High School

501 E Drinker Street, Dunmore, PA 18512, US

(570) 346-7541