Students who have identified learning challenges are welcome to apply to Holy Cross High School. In an effort to facilitate the best education possible for our students, and provide the best chance for success, Holy Cross High School is committed to working with families to create an environment of cooperation and communication.
Holy Cross High School provides the following services as listed on a student’s IEP or 504 plan:
- Preferential seating
- Second set of classroom books (as mandated with medical documentation)
- Extended Time: Students begin their exams with their classroom teacher and are then provided additional time to complete their assessment during another period in the school day.
- Special Education Support Services (SETSS): Students may be scheduled for one period a day of Learning Support. These academic support classes are instructed by certified SETSS teachers in an 8:1 classroom setting.
Holy Cross is unable to provide students with any other services that are not specifically stated above.
If admissions is granted, Holy Cross will assess and assign the appropriate level of college preparatory classes for the enrolling student . Upon matriculation, a student’s parents/guardians must realize that information that is relevant to the educational process will be shared with teachers in a manner that protects confidentiality but lends to academic success.
For students who have identified learning challenges, families must provide up to date copies of Individual Education Plans (IEP) or 504 plans when applying to Holy Cross. Failure to do so may nullify a student’s acceptance if provided at a later date.