Holy Names Academy

728 21st Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112-0981
Tel: (206)323-4272
Grades: 9-12 | 685 students
The oldest continually operating school in Washington, Holy Names Academy is an independent Catholic school for young women in grades 9-12, with an enrollment of 700.
It offers a strong college preparatory curriculum, competitive women’s athletics, and a progressive cultural awareness program.
Over the last five years, its graduates have received more than $150 million in college scholarship offers.
For more than 135 years, Holy Names Academy has prepared young women of diverse ethnic, economic, and religious backgrounds for lives of leadership and loving service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1880
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1996, 2002

Student Body

Total Students 685 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Holy Names Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 22 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 14
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,972
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,100
Admissions Director Eileen Denby


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballCrew,
Cross CountryGolf,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
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