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Academy of the Holy Cross

Academy of the Holy Cross is an all-female private Catholic traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Academy of the Holy Cross says

The Academy of the Holy Cross, a Catholic college preparatory school sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross since 1868, is dedicated to educating young women in a Christ-centered community which values diversity. The Academy is committed to developing women of courage, compassion, and scholarship who responsibly embrace the social, spiritual and intellectual challenges of the world. The Academy of the Holy Cross is a private Catholic high school for girls. Its college preparatory program reflects a holistic approach to education by fostering the intellectual, physical and moral development of the students. The goal of the educational program is to provide the opportunities and challenges necessary for students to achieve their full potential as Christian women in today's society. To achieve this goal, the curriculum offers students a variety of learning experiences in liberal and creative arts, math, science and career education. The faculty of Holy Cross encourages students to succeed in the educational program by recognizing and providing for individual needs and differences in learning styles. As part of the community of faith at Holy Cross, students are encouraged to clarify their Christian values, deepen their relationship with God and others and develop individual responsibilities for promoting justice in the world. The Academy of the Holy Cross, a Catholic college preparatory school sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross since 1868, is dedicated to educating young women in a Christ-centered community which values diversity. The Academy is committed to developing women of courage, compassion, and scholarship who responsibly embrace the social, spiritual and intellectual challenges of the world. The Academy of the Holy Cross is a private Catholic high school for girls. Its college preparatory program reflects a holistic approach to education by fostering the intellectual, physical and moral development of the students. The goal of the educational program is to provide the opportunities and challenges necessary for students to achieve their full potential as Christian women in today's society. To achieve this goal, the curriculum offers students a variety of learning experiences in liberal and creative arts, math, science and career education. The faculty of Holy Cross encourages students to succeed in the educational program by recognizing and providing for individual needs and differences in learning styles. As part of the community of faith at Holy Cross, students are encouraged to clarify their Christian values, deepen their relationship with God and others and develop individual responsibilities for promoting justice in the world.

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (301) 942-2100
Email
  dmballantine@ahctartans.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 550
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 141
10 156
11 115
12 138

Academy of the Holy Cross's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Academy of the Holy Cross's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 11 : 1
Gender 100% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 71%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 9%
Black or African American 15%
Asian 4%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

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