Mary Help Of Christians Academy

659 Belmont Avenue
Haledon, NJ 07508-0750
Tel: (973)790-6200
Grades: 8 - 12 | 242 students
previous
HealthCare College class all pass their final exam at UMDNJ.
next
HealthCare College class all pass their final exam at UMDNJ.
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.: 31%
Students by Grade Mary Help Of Christians Academy Student 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)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • North Haledon
    Grades: 9-12 | 349 students
    0.5 miles
    50 Oakwood Avenue
    North Haledon, NJ 07508
    (973)427-0900
    0.59-12
    349
  • Haledon
    Grades: K-7 | 282 students
    1.3 miles
    278 N 8th St
    Haledon, NJ 07508
    (973)790-4700
    1.3K-7
    282
  • Paterson
    St Gerard Majella School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 237 students
    1.4 miles
    10 Carrelton Dr
    Paterson, NJ 07522
    (973)595-5640
    1.4PK-8
    237
  • Paterson
    Gilmore Memorial Christian Academy
    (Church of God in Christ)
    Grades: PK-3 | 38 students
    1.4 miles
    131 Haledon Ave
    Paterson, NJ 07522
    (973)790-9110
    1.4PK-3
    38
  • Wayne
    Clearview School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 8-12 | 42 students
    1.9 miles
    45 Urban Club Rd
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (973)694-5900
    1.98-12
    42

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Could This Happen To My Child?
August 30, 2015
Scandals in private school are bound to raise questions for those of us thinking about sending our children to private school. Regardless of how sensational these scandals may appear, they are actually few and far between.
Vouchers aka Tax Credits and Scholarship Funds
August 09, 2015
Voucher programs have gained a lot of traction since 1989 when the first voucher program appeared in Milwaukee. We look at how things are playing out in 2015.
Why Would I Want to....
July 12, 2015
Many parents tend to dismiss the idea of sending their children to private school without exploring it in depth. We explore this and several more related subjects.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Passaic County, NJ is $4,485 for elementary schools and $9,204 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Passaic County, NJ is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).