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Located in New Orleans and founded in 1849, Holy Cross School is the only Catholic, PreK – 12th grade, all boys’ educational institution in Louisiana. Our development of boys to men centers on our overall educational philosophy in building the whole man: Mind and Heart, Body and Soul. Serving 900 students in grades PreK – 12th grade, the Holy Cross School experience provides character and leadership development, unsurpassed facilities, exceptional arts, unequalled advanced placement opportunities, and a highly competitive athletics program.

Faculty Spotlight: Craig Matherne

Middle & High School Choir Director Craig Matherne's goal is for his students to leave with skills and experiences that encourage and allow them to find new music and to read and perform that music on their own.

Faculty Spotlight: Kevin Baer

Art teacher Kevin Baer believes everyone has the capacity to be creative and make art. He says everyone is an artist; maybe they just don’t know it yet. For a recent assignment, 5th and 7th graders created posters to hang in their windows to express positive messages of solidarity in these difficult times.

Faculty Spotlight: Justin Toepfer

World geography teacher Justin Toepfer says he sees himself as being someone who can adapt his teaching style to his students. "It’s my responsibility to provide an environment that allows our students to grow as learners as well as become more educated and active citizens."