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You Have a Choice in Your Child's Education
Choosing Holy Family Catholic Schools means choosing a school that will nourish your child – mind, body and spirit. It means ensuring your child is known and personally guided to reach his or her fullest potential in college, career and life. It means fostering a deeper faith and a lifelong call to service.
New Family FAQs
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You do not have to be Catholic to attend Holy Family Catholic Schools. Holy Family warmly welcomes families of all faith traditions and in all stages of their faith journey.
While it's true that our schools provide an education rooted in the values and teachings of the Catholic faith, families of all backgrounds are invited to take part in our promise of educational excellence. All students take part in opportunities to strengthen their knowledge of the Catholic faith, including weekly school Mass, theology coursework and daily prayer.
Every family has unique needs and circumstances, and tuition at Holy Family is not “one-size-fits-all.” Tuition assistance comes in many forms including:
- Education Savings Accounts
- STO tuition assistance (needs-based funding)
More details about tuition assistance and scholarship opportunities as well as the universal application form can be found on our tuition assistance webpage.
There are no district assignments for Holy Family schools. Families are invited to choose the Holy Family school that they feel is the best fit for them, regardless of your address.
Depending on your address, school of choice and available routes, Holy Family students are eligible for busing offered by Dubuque Community School District transportation.
Those who do not have a bus route available are eligible for transportation reimbursement.
Holy Family also offers a free shuttle service from its Holy Ghost Early Childhood location to Resurrection and St. Columbkille elementary schools, with convenient wrap-around care for school-age children offered at Holy Ghost.
Yes! All Holy Family elementary schools offer on-site, affordable before- and after-school care services for working families.
Wrap-around care at our elementary schools begins at 6:30 a.m. and continues after school until 5:30 p.m.
Learn more about our our wrap-around care services.
Why Choose Holy Family?
Choosing Holy Family Catholic Schools means choosing a school that will nourish your child – mind, body and spirit. It means ensuring your child is known and personally guided to reach his or her highest potential in college, career and life. It means fostering a deeper faith and lifelong call to service.
The top five reasons Holy Family parents choose our schools
(according to parent satisfaction surveys):
Faith formation, service and moral values
My child is known
Advanced or unique academic programming