Academy of the Holy Names

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Academy of the Holy Names, Albany NY, where her potential is our passion.
  • Holy Names is different from other schools! We deliver excellence in academics, emphasize faith, leadership and respect and prepare girls for the world! At AHN, small classes and a superb faculty make learning a positive, rewarding experience every day.
  • Respect and encouragement motivate students to do their best. At Holy Names, education is more than just a list of courses, it`s an experience that develops the "whole" person through a curriculum that includes faith formation, service to others, and special programs that allow students to develop their unique talents and interests. At Holy Names, her potential is our passion!.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1884
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students245 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 29%
Students by GradeAcademy of the Holy Names Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses7 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesSee the ahns.org for current tuition details.
Admissions DirectorAnn Rento
Admissions AssociateCatherine Insero

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackAlpine SkiingBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Field HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Ambassadors Club, Drama Club, Environmental Club, Forensics, Future City, Literary Journal, Mock Trial, Musicals, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Pep Club, Service Club, Ski Club, Student Council, Yearbook

School Notes

Founded in 1884, Academy of the Holy Names is a Catholic school with a college-preparatory program for girls in grades 6 to12.The school is unique in its ability to provide excellent academic and enrichment opportunities within a positive and caring environment.
  • Holy Names offers small classes and a challenging course of studies that includes A.P. classes, a science research program, University in High School, service opportunities, an extensive college guidance curriculum and individual advisers for each student.
  • Holy Names is also well known for its competitive sports teams that include its highly successful track team, plus soccer, volleyball, tennis and more. 
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5  9/30/2014
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