We've sent all three of our children through Holyland Catholic. It has provided us an opportunity to surround them with children and families with similar values. The small class sizes have allowed the teachers to get to know our children one on one, as well as get to know our entire family in a personalized manner. A combined class model has allowed our children to attend advanced curriculum with ease when needed.
As a parent that experienced a catholic education, I want my kids to experience some of those same things: small class sizes, amazing teacher support, participating in Mass & incorporating God in their day to day. Our kids love the before and after school care program. Because we live in close proximity to the school, I can take them to school and pick them up which ultimately gives me more time with them vs. losing that time they would otherwise be on the bus. The kids love the hot lunch program 3 days a week. One of their favorite things is library day on Tuesdays in the school library. It is clear that the teachers and staff work very hard to make Holyland Catholic a safe place which gives off that feeling of “Home away from home.” We are so fortunate to have such a great School with amazing staff so close to home!
We felt that it was important for them to grow up learning the Catholic teachings that form our faith in daily life, like we did.
There was never any question in our minds, living in the Holyland, that our children would attend HCS. We have three children currently enrolled, and they started in 3K-and our oldest is in 6th grade. Working in public education myself, I see firsthand how HCS is special and unique compared to other schools.
Small class sizes allow for teachers to focus on individual strengths based learning, and have more time to help those who might need a little extra help. With that being said, students are able to access curriculum from multiple grade levels to meet their needs. The teachers have flexibility to tailor lessons and classwork to meet the needs and interests of all students. It's like one big family and our Community support is phenomenal!