Holy Names High School

  • At Holy Names our all-girls, supportive and diverse atmosphere encourages young women to recognize their potential and to appreciate the qualities that make each student unique.
  • Holy Names High School, a small Catholic school for young women, provides an academically challenging college preparatory education in a vibrant learning environment.
  • Our diverse community nurtures spirituality, encourages artistic expression, and promotes justice, preparing the next generation for leadership and service.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedResource
Year Founded1861

Student Body

Total Students121 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
83%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeHoly Names High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses9 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus, Chemistry, English Literature and Composition, French Language, French Literature, Spanish Language, Studio Art, and U.S. History
Average SAT score1110
Average ACT score22
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,380
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,000
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSandra Carrillo

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art and Film Club, California Scholarship Federation, Campus Ministry, Class Council, Close Up, Drama Productions, Echoes Yearbook Staff, Holy News Student Newspaper, Model United Nations, Multicultural Club, National Honor Society, Pep C, Student Council
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oakland
    Grades: 9-12 | 364 students
    0.9 miles
    6100 Broadway
    Oakland, CA 94618
    (510)652-4364
    0.9 9-12
    364
  • Albany
    Grades: 9-12 | 619 students
    4.1 miles
    1294 Albina Ave
    Albany, CA 94706
    (510)526-9242
    4.1 9-12
    619
  • Oakland
    Grades: K-12 | 876 students
    2.6 miles
    4315 Lincoln Ave
    Oakland, CA 94602
    (510)531-1300
    2.6 K-12
    876
  • Alameda
    Grades: 9-12 | 423 students
    5.3 miles
    1011 Chestnut Street
    Alameda, CA 94501
    (510)523-1526
    5.3 9-12
    423
  • Alhambra
     Ramona Convent Secondary School
    Ramona Convent Secondary School Photo - Positive student leadership and a welcoming school culture bring students from many schools, communities, and countries together, sparking sisterhood and life-long friendships.
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 291 students
    346.5 miles
    1701 W Ramona Road
    Alhambra, CA 91803
    (626)282-4151
    346.5 9-12
    291

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My daughter is getting an excellent education at Holy Names. She has great access to all her teachers, who are very compassionate and dedicated. She has thrived in the music program, this being her first opportunity to play in an orchestra, and she loves it!
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