Academy of The Holy Names

1073 New Scotland Rd
Albany, NY 12208-0122
Tel: (518)438-7895
Grades: PK-12 | 331 students
Founded in 1884,  Academy of the Holy Names is a Catholic school with a college-preparatory program for girls in pre-kindergarten through grade 12.
Each of our divisions,  Lower, Middle, and High School,  is unique in its ability to provide excellent academic and enrichment opportunities within a positive and caring environment.
Small classes, a challenging course of studies that includes A.P. classes, science research program, extensive extra-curricular activities, a religious development program that reinforces the Christian foundation of respect and services to others, and a college guidance program help to enhance Holy Names commitment in preparing young women for the future.

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 Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1884

Student Body

Total Students 331 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Academy of The Holy Names  Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 88 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 7 courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes See the for current tuition details.
Admissions Director Ann Rento


Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackAlpine SkiingBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Field HockeyLacrosse,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ambassadors Club, Drama Club, Environmental Club, Forensics, Future City, Literary Journal, Mathcounts, Mock Trial, Musicals, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Pep Club, Service Club, Ski Club, Student Council, Yearbook Drama Club, Forensics, Future City, Mathcounts, Mock Trial, Musicals, Newspaper, Pep Club, Service Club, Ski Club, Yearbook, Ambassadors Club,
Environmental Club,
Literary Journal,
National Honor Society,
Student Council,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Kevin G Langan School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mater Christi School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mater Christi School (1.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Albany
    Mater Christi School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 208 students
    1.2 miles
    35 Hurst Avenue
    Albany, NY 12208
  • Albany
    Center For Disability Services
    Special Education School
    Grades: UG | 154 students
    1.4 miles
    314 S Manning Blvd
    Albany, NY 12208
  • Albany
    Kevin G Langan School
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 155 students
    1.4 miles
    314 So Manning Blvd
    Albany, NY 12208
  • Albany
    Albany Jcc
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 109 students
    1.5 miles
    340 Whitehall Rd
    Albany, NY 12208
  • Albany
    Maria College Campus School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 98 students
    1.5 miles
    700 New Scotland Avenue
    Albany, NY 12208

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