Academy Of Holy Angels

  • The Academy of Holy Angels is a coeducational, Catholic, college preparatory high school located in the Minneapolis suburb of Richfield.
  • AHA serves approximately 650 students from over 30 neighborhoods and 45 schools in the Twin Cities.
  • We welcome students from around the globe as well.
  • Typically about 98% of AHA graduates attend 4 year colleges.
  • Others choose jr. hockey, gap years, military, or 2 year colleges.
  • Each student receives a Chromebook and is guided to use technology to improve learning.
  • In 2009, Academy of Holy Angels received the MN Quality Award, the state version of the Malcolm Baldrige.
  • Our academic program is rounded out by our STEM diploma and Theater School, as well as a strong Writing Across the Curriculum program. We offer over 70 sports and activities and over 95% of our students participate in one or more.
  • There is something for every student here at AHA, and we help our students to achieve!.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLearning differences are supported through our Learning Variations Program
Year Founded1877
Summer School OfferedYes
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1998

Student Body

Total Students675 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Academy Of Holy Angels Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size21 students
Number of AP Courses19 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English-Composition, AP English-Language, AP English-Literature, AP Government, AP Physics, AP Physics II, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP US History
Average SAT score1380
Average ACT score27
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 11 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,595
Tuition NotesTuition plans are available, including monthly payments. Scholarships and tuition assistance available based upon need.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMeg Angevine
Admissions AssociateJoe Berg
Endowment Size$3 million


Total Sports Offered23 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Paddle Tennis, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
GymnasticsIce Hockey,
LacrosseNordic Skiing,
Paddle TennisSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Engineering Club, Environmental Club, Knowledge Bowl, Math Team, Model UN, Robotics Team, Social Justice Club, Speech and Debate, Student Government

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramurals, Trapshooting

School Notes

  • 100% graduation rate
  • 98% of graduates go directly to college
  • 20 Average class size
  • 27 ACT average score; 1900 SAT average score
  • 73% of seniors enrolled in AP classses (78% of Juniors)
  • $15 million in college scholarships offered to seniors 
  • Our students completed 19,000 hours of service last year! 
  • STEM diploma
  • Theater School
  • Winning sports teams and activity clubs

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