Holy Names Academy

The oldest continually operating school in Washington, Holy Names Academy is an independent Catholic school for young women in grades 9-12, with an enrollment of 575.
It offers a strong college preparatory curriculum, competitive women`s athletics, and a progressive cultural awareness program.
Over the last five years, its graduates have received more than $150 million in college scholarship offers.
For almost 140 years, Holy Names Academy has prepared young women of diverse ethnic, economic, and religious backgrounds for lives of leadership and loving service.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 575 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,864
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: May. 6
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Holy Names Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1880
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1996, 2002

Student Body

Total Students
575 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade
Holy Names Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
98%
Average Class Size
21 students
Number of AP Courses
16 courses
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
May. 6
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
33%
Admissions Director
Eileen Denby

Sports

School Notes

  • The oldest continually operating school in Washington, Holy Names Academy is an independent Catholic school for young women in grades 9-12, with an enrollment of 575.
  • It offers a strong college preparatory curriculum, competitive women`s athletics, and a progressive cultural awareness program.
  • Over the last five years, its graduates have received more than $150 million in college scholarship offers.
  • For almost 140 years, Holy Names Academy has prepared young women of diverse ethnic, economic, and religious backgrounds for lives of leadership and loving service.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Holy Names Academy cost?
Holy Names Academy's tuition is approximately $18,864 for private students.
What sports does Holy Names Academy offer?
Holy Names Academy offers 17 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Diving, Flag Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee and Volleyball. Holy Names Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Washington for most sports offered.
What is Holy Names Academy's ranking?
Holy Names Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees, Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Holy Names Academy?
The application deadline for Holy Names Academy is May. 6.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Holy Names Academy has a rigorous and supportive environment. The school fosters leadership and community service, all while promoting academic curiosity and excellence. The math and science teachers and curriculum were essential to my later college and graduate school careers.
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5  
The freshman experience has exceeded our high expectations. Traditional diligence and challenge with a thorough exposure to the current world environment. They work hard, achieve and grow.
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5  
I love this school. It is for any girl that wants a bright and strong future. Holy Names is sure bet when it comes to the ideal high school experience.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 575 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,864
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: May. 6
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $20,617 for elementary schools and $22,731 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Seattle, WA is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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