Mary Help Of Christians Academy

659 Belmont Avenue,
Haledon, NJ, 07508-0750
     Tel: (973)790-6200
Grades: 8 - 12 | 242 students
Mary Help of Christians Academy, a Catholic preparatory school, in the Salesian tradition, embraces the charism of reason, religion and loving kindness as inspired by Saint John Bosco and Saint Mary Mazzarello.
Embodying the ideals of "Beauty, Truth, and Joy", young women grades 8th-12th are educated in a family environment developing their spiritual growth, social responsibility and commitment to service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 8 - 12
Year Founded 1940

Student Body

Total Students 242 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Mary Help Of Christians Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 70%
Average Class Size 17 students
Number of AP Courses 6 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,420
Tuition Notes Academic Scholarships/ Financial Aid Requests Accepted
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Dance, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
CheeringDance,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 23 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ambassadors, Art Club, Campus Ministry, Chorus, Dance Club, Debate, French Conversation Cafe, Guitar Club, Junior Salesian Apostles, Key Club, Mary Help Players, Math Tutoring, N.J. Science League, National Honor Society, Peer Mediation, Peer Tutors, Photography Club, Pro-Life Club, Spanish Tutoring, Spring Musical, Student Council, True Love Waits, Wii Club Ambassadors, Art Club, Chorus, Dance Club, Debate, Guitar Club, Key Club, Math Tutoring, Peer Mediation, Peer Tutors, Pro-Life Club, Spring Musical, Wii Club, Campus Ministry,
French Conversation Cafe,
Junior Salesian Apostles,
Mary Help Players,
N.J. Science League,
National Honor Society,
Photography Club,
Spanish Tutoring,
Student Council,
True Love Waits,

School Notes:

  • The educational program aims to give the Academy graduate both personal confidence and a competitive edge as she enters college and shapes her future. Special programs open to upperclassmen include:
  • Health Care Connections (couresework and internships geared towards the health care professions)
  • Business Community Connections (coursework and internships preparing students for careers in finance and business)
  • Creative Arts (studio art courses and -- for those interested -- focused courses bridging the arts with the world of fashion design).

Profile last updated: 07/10/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Eastern Christian High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Al-hikmah Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Gerard Majella School (1.4 miles away)
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