About Santa Cruz Catholic School in Buda, Texas

Santa Cruz Catholic School is located in Buda, Texas just south of Austin and is the only Catholic Elementary School in Hays County. Our school is accredited by the Texas Catholic Conference Education Department (TCCED) and the Southern Association of Schools and receives its accrediting authority from the Texas Education Agency.We serve Pre-kindergarten 3-year-olds through 8th grade.

Our 50,000 square-foot education building at Santa Cruz houses 23 classrooms, including a music/band hall, science lab, art room,cafeteria, library, and playground.

Our school offers many programs for children and parents to engage in. Some of those programs include:

  • Athletic Programs for Grades 4 – 8 in Flag Football, Basketball, Soccer and Volleyball
  • Gifted and Talented Program
  • Award winning Children's Choir
  • American Heritage Girls Troop, Girls Ages 5-18
  • State of the art technology for our students
  • Religious presence from the Dominican Sisters of Mary Mother of the Eucharist
  • P.S.I.A. Academic Competition
  • Destination Imagination Competition

The SCCS curriculum is well-rounded and challenging. It meets all guidelines set forth by both the Diocese of Austin and the State of Texas.

Here at Santa Cruz, we are committed to our children's academic achievement, as well as their social, moral, emotional, spiritual and physical development as well.

Santa Cruz Catholic School is now accepting applications for the upcoming school year. We invite you to come visit our school and take a tour of our facilities.