Welcome to Holy Cross Academy

Welcome to Holy Cross Academy and St. Mary Preschool. We are a Catholic elementary school of the Diocese of Arlington, serving St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Our school is under the direction of the Oblate Sisters of Saint Francis de Sales and is staffed by an exceptional faculty of religious and lay teachers, as well as dedicated support staff.

As you get to know us, you will see that we are pledged to:

Creating a faith community based on the Gospel of Jesus;

Working with you to educate your children and to guide them as they attain their fullest potential;

Achieving academic and personal excellence at every level;

Maintaining a well-rounded curriculum to meet each child’s needs, and

Serving the wider community in imitation of Christ, our Lord.
“It is love that gives value to all our labors; it is not by the greatness or the multiplicity of our works that we please God but by the love with which we do them.” ~ Saint Francis de Sales

Sr. Susan Louise Eder, OSFS Principal


Help us make history!

Mark your calendars for May 5th, 2015. Holy Cross Academy is proud to participate in The Community Give, a 24-hour online giving event for charities, and we'd love your support!

Every dollar donated to Holy Cross Academy on May 5th will go toward our building fund which gets us one step closer to expanding our school and building our future.

Please bookmark https://www.thecommunitygive.org/

Holy Cross Academy is accredited by the Virginia Catholic Education Association whose accreditation process has been approved by the Virginia Council for Private Education as authorized by the Virginia State Board of Education.

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Click the seal to the left to learn about our recognition as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence!




Saturday, April 18
Diocesan Science Fair
Teen-Parent Summit at St. Mary

Monday, April 20
Terra Nova testing begins

Tuesday, April 21
9am - Meet and Greet Open House

Thursday, April 23
8:10am -School Mass
Food for the Poor collection

Friday, April 24
Jacob Michael Storck Golf Tournament

Saturday, April 25
St. Mary's Parish Night Out event
All-County Chorus

Monday, April 27
5th Grade Field Trip

Wednesday, April 29

Thursday, April 30
8:15am - School Mass
Food for the Poor collection
2:15pm - Reluctant Dragon performance for students


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