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 700.
  • 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 more than 135 years, Holy Names Academy has prepared young women of diverse ethnic, economic, and religious backgrounds for lives of leadership and loving service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1880
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1996, 2002

Student Body

Total Students685 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 27%
Students by GradeHoly Names Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
82%
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses16 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 14
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,972
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,100
Admissions DirectorEileen Denby

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBasketball, Crew, Cross Country, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballCrew,
Cross CountryGolf,
GymnasticsLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball
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