Academy of the Holy Names

1075 New Scotland Rd
Albany, NY 12208-0122
Tel: (518)438-7895
Grades: 6-12 | 245 students
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Academy of the Holy Names, Albany NY, where her potential is our passion.
Holy Names is different from other schools! We deliver excellence in academics, emphasize faith, leadership and respect and prepare girls for the world! At AHN, small classes and a superb faculty make learning a positive, rewarding experience every day.
Respect and encouragement motivate students to do their best.
At Holy Names, education is more than just a list of courses, it`s an experience that develops the "whole" person through a curriculum that includes faith formation, service to others, and special programs that allow students to develop their unique talents and interests.
At Holy Names, her potential is our passion!.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Year Founded 1884
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students 245 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Academy of the Holy Names Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 7 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes See the ahns.org for current tuition details.
Admissions Director Ann Rento
Admissions Associate Catherine Insero

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackAlpine SkiingBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Field HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ambassadors Club, Drama Club, Environmental Club, Forensics, Future City, Literary Journal, Mock Trial, Musicals, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Pep Club, Service Club, Ski Club, Student Council, Yearbook Drama Club, Forensics, Future City, Mock Trial, Musicals, Newspaper, Pep Club, Service Club, Ski Club, Yearbook, Ambassadors Club,
Environmental Club,
Literary Journal,
National Honor Society,
Student Council,

School Notes

Founded in 1884, Academy of the Holy Names is a Catholic school with a college-preparatory program for girls in grades 6 to12.The school is unique in its ability to provide excellent academic and enrichment opportunities within a positive and caring environment.
  • Holy Names offers small classes and a challenging course of studies that includes A.P. classes, a science research program, University in High School, service opportunities, an extensive college guidance curriculum and individual advisers for each student.
  • Holy Names is also well known for its competitive sports teams that include its highly successful track team, plus soccer, volleyball, tennis and more. 
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5.0  9/30/2014
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