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 650.
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 (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 660 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,864
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 6

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
660 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Holy Names Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
96%
Average Class Size
21 students
Number of AP Courses
16 courses
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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

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School Reviews

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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 (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 660 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,864
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 6

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The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $18,913 for elementary schools and $22,399 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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