Academy Of The Holy Cross
|School Membership(s)||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades 9 - 12|
|Total Students||555 students|
|Student Body Type||All-girls|
|% Students of Color||25% (MD School Avg.: 42%)|
|Students by Grade|
|Academics and Faculty|
|Total Classroom Teachers||43 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1 (National school avg.: 13:1)|
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
- 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.
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Gr. 9-12 | 0 mi. away
Gr. K-9 | 0.4 mi. away
Gr. 9-12 | 0.5 mi. away
Gr. Nursery/Preschool-K | 1 mi. away
Gr. K-1 | 1.1 mi. away
Gr. Nursery/Preschool-12 | 1.3 mi. away