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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 121 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,380
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Holy Names High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Resource
Year Founded
1861

Student Body

Total Students
121 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
83%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
Holy Names High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size
22 students
Number of AP Courses
9 courses
Advanced Courses
and U.S. History, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English Literature and Composition, French Language, French Literature, Spanish Language, Studio Art
Average SAT score
1110
Average ACT score
22
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$5,000
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Sandra Carrillo

Sports

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
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Holy Names High School cost?

Holy Names High School's tuition is approximately $11,380 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Holy Names High School?

The acceptance rate of Holy Names High School is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.

What sports does Holy Names High School offer?

Holy Names High School offers 11 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball. Holy Names High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in California for most sports offered.

What is Holy Names High School's ranking?

Holy Names High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Most sports offered, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Holy Names High School?

The application deadline for Holy Names High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

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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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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 121 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,380
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Oakland, CA is $20,306 for elementary schools and $22,144 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Oakland, CA is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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