Academy of the Holy Names

1073 New Scotland Rd
Albany, NY 12208-0122
Tel: (518)438-7895
Grades: 6-12 | 245 students
Academy of the Holy Names, Albany NY, where her potential is our passion.
Academy of the Holy Names, Albany NY, where her potential is our passion.
Founded in 1884, Academy of the Holy Names is a Catholicschool with a college-preparatory program for girls in grades 6 to12.
Our school is unique in its ability to provide excellentacademic and enrichment opportunities within a positive and caringenvironment.
Small classes, a challenging course of studies thatincludes A.P. classes, science research program, extensiveextra-curricular activities, a religious development program thatreinforces the Christian foundation of respect and services toothers, and a college guidance program help to enhance Holy Names'commitment to preparing young women for the future.

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
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 for current tuition details.
Admissions Director Ann Rento
Admissions Associate Catherine Insero


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,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,


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,
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Good leadership and great perseverance teaching to any child.
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