Holy Cross Center
835 Church St. 
P.O. Box 368
Holy Cross, IA  52053
La Salle Catholic School

Holy Cross and Luxemburg 

La Salle Catholic School is a Preschool through
Eighth grade Catholic School that serves the students and families of Rickardsville, Sherrill, Balltown, Luxemburg, and Holy Cross.

Luxemburg Center
100 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 139
Luxemburg, IA  52056

Private School Aid Service (PSAS)
 Tuition Assistance

 Thanks to the many generous donations to the Our Faith, Our Children, Our Future School Tuition Organization there are tuition grants available to students attending Catholic schools within the Archdiocese of Dubuque. The first step in the process is to complete the application. The application needs to be completed on-line or via U.S. Mail, postmarked no later than March 23, 2015. We urge you to send the materials in early.

La Salle Catholic Schools
School Code: 3472

Families are encouraged to complete the on-line application. For more information and a guide to completing the on-line application, click hereTo assist you in filling out the application PSAS will have a call center available at 1-866-424-6443. The call center is open Monday-Friday from 11:00 am-7:00 pm, and on Saturdays from 8:00 am-noon. You are also welcome to call Carol Hannan at the school for assistance. 

Paper copies of the PSAS form are available at La Salle Catholic School in Holy Cross. 

Families are eligible for the Our Faith, Our Children, Our Future STO assistance if their taxable income for 2014 is at or below 300% of the poverty level. The poverty level is set by federal guidelines. The level of Our Faith, Our Children, Our Future STO assistance recommended by PSAS will be based upon family income, number of dependents, and the total K-12 tuition bill for the family.


*STO Qualifying Levels 2015-2016

**Family Size

***Maximum Income

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* STO qualifying levels are based upon 300% of 2015 Federal Poverty Levels as required by Iowa law.

**Family size includes parents/guardians plus total number of dependents claimed on 2014 tax return. For families with more than seven persons, add $12,480 for each additional person.

*** Families are eligible for STO assistance if their taxable income is at or below the above listed income

levels. Local assistance may not be based upon the above. Falling within these guidelines does not necessarily guarantee tuition assistance.


All families who want to be considered for tuition assistance must fill out the PSAS application.

First All-School Mass of the School Year
August 2014

Mission Statement/Philosophy

The La Salle Catholic School faculty and staff believe the mission of our school is to provide a quality Christian education.

We believe a quality Christian education includes the following:
  1. Teaching and modeling Christ's message in religious education and permeating it throughout the curriculum.
  2. Developing a personal relationship with God.
  3. Building a united Christian community with family, parish, and society.
  4. Challenging each student to develop his/her intellectual potential at an individualized learning rate.
  5. Emphasizing personal responsibility for learning and choices.
  6. Providing the skills to choose a healthy lifestyle.
  7. Building a healthy self-concept.
  8. Inspiring a love of learning.
  9. Equipping the student with social skills, morals, and values needed in today's and tomorrow's society.