Holy Family Holy Name School

  • Holy Family Holy Name School is a Christ centered academic community instilling Catholic beliefs and gospel values; nurturing students' gifts of faith and intellect by surrounding them with a family of faculty, staff, and volunteers whose vocation it is to serve.
  • Holy Family - Holy Name School, as a Catholic school in the Fall River Diocese, views education as involving the whole person in an environment of faith, hope, and love which is centered on the values of the Gospels of Jesus Christ.
  • We recognize each student as unique in gifts, interests and needs, as we strive to educate each child spiritually, morally, intellectually, socially, physically, and aesthetically.
  • Holy Family - Holy Name School is a community of learners, teachers, parents, staff and resource persons who strive to make Christian Community not simply a concept to be taught, but a reality to be lived and experienced daily.
  • We believe we are called to create an atmosphere where each child is encouraged to grow and develop to his / her greatest potential, empowered to go forth and meet the challenges and needs of an ever changing world.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students279 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Holy Family Holy Name School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio28:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes See ADMISSIONS on our website
Admissions DirectorLinda Boswell

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Jesus and Mary Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Handbell Choir, Junior Choir

School Notes

  • Holy Family Holy Name School is a Christ centered academic community instilling Catholic beliefs and gospel values; nurturing students' gifts of faith and intellect by surrounding them with a family of faculty, staff, and volunteers whose vocation it is to serve. Holy Family - Holy Name School, as a Catholic school in the Fall River Diocese, views education as involving the whole person in an environment of faith, hope, and love which is centered on the values of the Gospels of Jesus Christ. We recognize each student as unique in gifts, interests and needs, as we strive to educate each child spiritually, morally, intellectually, socially, physically, and aesthetically. Holy Family - Holy Name School is a community of learners, teachers, parents, staff and resource persons who strive to make Christian Community not simply a concept to be taught, but a reality to be lived and experienced daily. We believe we are called to create an atmosphere where each child is encouraged to grow and develop to his / her greatest potential, empowered to go forth and meet the challenges and needs of an ever changing world.
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  • New Bedford
    Grades: PK-8 | 184 students
    0.2 miles
    115 Illinois Street
    New Bedford, MA 02745
    (508) 995-3696
    0.2 PK-8
    184
  • New Bedford
    Grades: PK-8 | 216 students
    0.7 miles
    180 Orchard St
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    (508) 996-0534
    0.7 PK-8
    216
  • New Bedford
    Grades: PK-12 | 242 students
    1.9 miles
    764 Hathaway Road
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    (508) 992-7944
    1.9 PK-12
    242
  • Fairhaven
    St Joseph School
    St Joseph School Photo - Students work together in pairs or small groups for cooperative learning.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 181 students
    1.9 miles
    100 Spring St
    Fairhaven, MA 02719
    (508) 996-1983
    1.9 PK-8
    181
  • Kingston
    Grades: NS-12 | 755 students
    23.9 miles
    329 Bishops Hwy
    Kingston, MA 02364
    (781) 585-2114
    23.9 NS-12
    755

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