Holy Spirit School is a Catholic School educating children beginning in Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. Established in September of 2000, we are proud to be accredited by WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges). All of our teachers possess or are pursuing teaching credentials and many have advanced degrees.
Enrollment: over 550 students in PK - 8th grade
School Mascot: Odie the Coyote
School Colors: Red and Blue
AM Session 8:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
M, T, TH, F: 8:00 a.m. to 2:55 p.m.
K-8th Wednesday Minimum Day: 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
K-8th Wednesday Early Dismissal: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Faith Formation and Activities: The school day starts with a schoolwide assembly with prayer and announcements. There are monthly school Masses, prayer services, sacramental preparation, seasonal spiritual activities and retreat opportunities. Holy Spirit Church offers many opportunities for students to serve in a variety of ministries including: candle bearer, ministry of movement, altar server, liturgical choir and, for 7th and 8th graders, Eucharistic Minister.
Our Core Academic Program:
Language Arts (Reading, Phonics, Spelling, Grammar, Handwriting)
Mathematics and Advanced Math for 6th-8th graders
Social Studies Library
Catholic High School Acceptance: Each year, over 95% of our graduating 8th graders attend the Catholic High School of their choice.
Extra Curricular Activities:
Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Brownies
Sports Programs (for students in 5th-8th grades):
Flag Football (Boys)
Student Services: Extended Care is open for all students at 7:00 a.m. and closes at 6:00 p.m. Fees apply.
Parent Involvement: Parents are required to volunteer forty (40) hours per year for a two-parent family, twenty (20) hours for a single parent. Eight (8) of these hours must be yard duty hours to help us maintain student safety. In addition, parents are asked to participate in Scrip by purchasing a minimum of $3,000 gross per year.
Uniform: At Holy Spirit School we believe that student appearance should reflect appropriate Catholic school values. Our students wear a school uniform daily.
Tuition Assistance: Families that need financial assistance are encouraged to apply annually for our tuition assistance program. Applications will be available in our front office on the first day back from Christmas vacation.