Holy Names High School

4660 Harbord Drive
Oakland, CA 94618-0946
Tel: (510)450-1110
Grades: 9-12 | 278 students
At Holy Names our all-girls, supportive and diverse atmosphere encourages young women to recognize their potential and to appreciate the qualities that make each student unique.
Holy Names High School, a small Catholic school for young women, provides an academically challenging college preparatory education in a vibrant learning environment.
Our diverse community nurtures spirituality, encourages artistic expression, and promotes justice, preparing the next generation for leadership and service.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Resource
Year Founded 1861

Student Body

Total Students 278 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Holy Names High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 22 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English Literature and Composition, French Language, French Literature, Spanish Language, Studio Art, and U.S. History
Average SAT score 2210
Average ACT score 22
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $11,380
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Sandra Carrillo


Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Campus Ministry, Student Council, Class Council, Drama Productions, Art and Film Club, Close Up, Model United Nations, California Scholarship Federation, National Honor Society, Echoes Yearbook Staff, Holy News Student Newspaper, Multicultural Club, Pep C Class Council, Close Up, Pep C, Campus Ministry,
Student Council,
Drama Productions,
Art and Film Club,
Model United Nations,
California Scholarship Federation,
National Honor Society,
Echoes Yearbook Staff,
Holy News Student Newspaper,
Multicultural Club,
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School Reviews

5.0 Stars   08/10/13
My daughter is getting an excellent education at Holy Names. She has great access to all her teachers, who are very compassionate and dedicated. She has thrived in the music program, this being her first opportunity to play in an orchestra, and she loves it!
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The average private school tuition in Oakland, CA is $16,612 for elementary schools and $18,763 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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