Connelly School Of The Holy Child

At Holy Child, we believe an individualized, challenging, and joyful approach to education creates the next generation of female leaders.
Connelly School of the Holy Child is a Catholic, college preparatory school committed to the intellectual, spiritual, artistic, physical, and social development of young women in grades 6-12.
We welcome students and families of different faiths and diverse backgrounds.
In keeping with the philosophy of our founder, Cornelia Connelly, Holy Child values the uniqueness of each individual and fosters a life of service to others.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 305 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $32,000
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 11
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Connelly School Of The Holy Child ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1961
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
305 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
Connelly School Of The Holy Child Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
12 courses
List of Courses Offered

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 11
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Book and Activity Fee: $690 Technology Fee Grades: $515 Surface Notebook Fee: $1,355
Admissions Director
Meghan Burke Cross
Admissions Associate
Lindsay Greene

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Archery Club, Best Buddies, Booster Club, Christ Child Society, Environmental Club, Girl Up Club, Girls Give Back Club, Math Club, Mental Health Awareness Club, Speech and Debate Club, Yellow Ribbon Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Acting, Art, Dance, Dance Ensemble, Instrumental Ensemble, Music, Theater Production, Vocal Ensemble

School Notes

  • Holy Child offers a rigorous, innovative, and engaging academic program of studies. With our 7:1 student/teacher ratio, students and teachers develop close relationships that create a supportive environment, and a positive and uplifting school culture. Our unique school culture helps foster optimal learning for each individual ensuring that she will realize her true potential.In addition to dynamic classroom learning, Holy Child encourages students to explore interests like athletics, the arts, clubs, theater, service, and travel. Because of this, our school is made up of athletes that double as cast members in the play, instrumentalists that spearhead service organizations, and photographers that serve as student government representatives. We believe in providing our students with opportunities to try new things, develop their strengths, and reach their fullest potential.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Connelly School Of The Holy Child cost?
Connelly School Of The Holy Child's tuition is approximately $32,000 for private students.
What sports does Connelly School Of The Holy Child offer?
Connelly School Of The Holy Child offers 14 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball. Connelly School Of The Holy Child is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for most sports offered.
What is Connelly School Of The Holy Child's ranking?
Connelly School Of The Holy Child ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for: Largest student body, Most sports offered and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Connelly School Of The Holy Child?
The application deadline for Connelly School Of The Holy Child is Dec. 11.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 305 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $32,000
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 11
  • Source: Verified school update

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