Fast Facts

School System Fast Facts

History: Our Catholic schools united in 1998
PK-12 Enrollment:1,605
Curriculum: Iowa Core Catholic Curriculum Model
High School Curriculum:College Prep with 
Advanced Placement Courses
Graduation Rate:100%
2017 Graduates:126 Graduates
Average ACT Class of 2017: 23.1
Parish Affiliations: 4 Parishes
FaithEnrollment of Catholic and other faiths
ChoiceArea’s only private multi-school system

Our Schools:
Bishop Heelan High School, Grades 9-12
Holy Cross School PK & Grades K-2
Holy Cross School Grades 3-8
Mater Dei PK & Grades K-4
Mater Dei Grades 5-8
Sacred Heart School, PK & Grades K-8
Preschools: 3

2017 High School Graduates
• 93% going onto college, 77% to four year colleges and universities
• 84% took online college credit courses
• 52% received Silver Cord community service honors
• $8 million worth of scholarship awards were offered to graduates

Other 2016-17 Highlights:
Quiz Bowl State Champion runner-up
Quiz Bowl National Tournament Qualiflier
Football Winning Season
Girls Volleyball, Cross Country and Basketball to State
Winning Seasons Girls and Boys Soccer
Baseball to State
Winning Season Girls Softball

Accreditations and Memberships
Diocese of Sioux City
North Central Accreditation
Iowa Department of Education
National Catholic Education Association
Iowa High School Athletic Association
Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union
Iowa High School Music Association
Iowa High School Speech Association