The Academy of the Holy Family (AHF), a Catholic college prep school for young women, was founded in 1874.
We are located in the New England countryside approximately two hours away from Boston and three hours from New York City.
The Academy has educated young women from the United States and abroad.
A tight-knit school community, AHF offers its students the opportunity to express their faith and learn in a comfortable atmosphere.
Classes are small, enabling students to receive individual attention.
Courses offered include college prep, honors and some advanced placement classes.
The faculty consists of both religious and lay persons.
At the Academy we strive to "Pursue knowledge; embrace the truths of Christ; respond to the needs of others." Our young women are confident, active in the community and graduate from AHF, ready to attend various colleges and universities.
We often hear from our alumnae and realize the impact the Academy has made on them- successful careers, yes, as well as bringing a sense of family to wherever their path in life has taken them.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 41 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,900
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Academy Of The Holy Family ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Connecticut for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1874

Student Body

Total Students
41 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
65%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade
Academy Of The Holy Family Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
2:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size
8 students
Number of AP Courses
2 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus, AP English
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
school uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
domestic boarding= $32500 international boarding= $41100
% on Financial Aid
45%
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Sr. Mary Kateri

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Ambassadors Club, Choreography Club, Environmental, FIT (Fitness Innovative Team), Human Rights Club, Legion of Mary, National Honor Society (NHS), Pro-Life Club, Speech and Debate Club, Student Council, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Theatre

School Notes

  • The Academy of the Holy Family (AHF), a Catholic college prep school for young women, was founded in 1874. We are located in the New England countryside approximately two hours away from Boston and three hours from New York City. The Academy has educated young women from the United States and abroad. A tight-knit school community, AHF offers its students the opportunity to express their faith and learn in a comfortable atmosphere. Classes are small, enabling students to receive individual attention. Courses offered include college prep, honors and some advanced placement classes. Our international students have English as a Second Language (ESL) and English for ESL classes. The faculty consists of both religious and lay persons. At the Academy we strive to "Pursue knowledge; embrace the truths of Christ; respond to the needs of others." Our young women are confident, active in the community and graduate from AHF, ready to attend various colleges and universities. We often hear from our alumnae and realize the impact the Academy has made on them- successful careers, yes, as well as bringing a sense of family to wherever their path in life has taken them.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 41 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,900
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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