Thank you for your interest in applying to Holy Cross Academy.   Admission is currently open for the 2022-2023 school year.  If you are interested in applying to our Preschool, please visit the Preschool tab on our website.  To apply for Kindergarten through 8th grade, please submit the following required items:


  • ​​Completed Diocesan Application (online link)

  • Copy of birth certificate (original to be presented to school personnel for verification)

  • Copy of Baptismal Certificate (if applicable)

  • Copy of student’s report cards and standardized testing for the past two years

  • Commonwealth of Virginia School Entrance Health Form and up-to-date immunization record (submitted before the start of the school year)

  • Release of Student Records form signed by parent (grades 1-8) 

  • Student Evaluation Form, filled out by student’s current teacher (Grades 1-8)

  • Parish Registration Form, must be completed and submitted by you to your Parish (Catholic families only).  Please view our Parishioner Policy here.

  • Application Fee:  $50/child, $100/family - K-8th grade  Pay online here

If applicable:

  • Copy of IEP or SAP

  • Copy of Custody Decree

Priority is given to families in this order:

  1. Siblings of current Holy Cross Academy students

  2. St. Mary registered parishioners

  3. Catholics registered at other local Catholic Churches

  4. Other families

Supporting documents that are not required to be uploaded online may be submitted via email to Mrs. Deena Lanier at  You also may mail or drop off to:

Holy Cross Academy

Attn: Registrar

250 Stafford Lakes Parkway

Fredericksburg, VA  22406


When all documents have been submitted with the application fee, Dr. Fry will review and make acceptance decisions.  You will be notified of acceptance or wait-list decisions after re-enrollment of current school families has been completed in February.

Upon acceptance, a $100 registration fee per child will be required for enrollment.  This fee can be paid online here