Holy Rosary Academy
Holy Rosary Academy Photo #2 - Holy Rosary Academy is an independent school in the Catholic tradition, faithful to the See of Peter, founded and governed by Catholic laity. Founded in the Marian Year 1987, and named in honor of Our Lady of the Rosary, it comprises both grammar and secondary education.
Holy Rosary Academy Photo #3 - The end of all our efforts at Holy Rosary Academy is to produce holy men and women. Through careful attendance to their day-to-day activities we foster in them virtue formed from well-developed habits in manners, speech, and dress.
Holy Rosary Academy Photo #4 - By engaging our students through conversation and urging them to reflect on nature and humanity around them, our student scholars become fully informed citizens capable of continuing to grow in the love of truth, goodness, and beauty.
Holy Rosary Academy Photo #5 - At the logic stage, students are encouraged to question, debate, and discover connections as they begin to read the Great Thinkers of Western Civilization. Students complete the Core Knowledge sequence begun in the Elementary School. Active exchange fosters in the students the importance of rigor and clarity in the their writing and speaking.
Holy Rosary Academy Photo #6 - Faith, hope and charity are the work of God's grace, chiefly through the sacraments of His Church. Hence, students are encouraged to pray before every class, to participate actively in the sacramental life, to pray the Rosary and other Catholic devotional exercises, and to participate in Catholic and private charities in the community.
Holy Rosary Academy Photo #7 - Holy Rosary Academy students become involved in all facets of the school and the community by participating in activities outside the classroom that develop their physical and social gifts as well as their love of beauty.
Holy Rosary Academy Photo #8 - Juniors and seniors demonstrate rhetorical skills by carefully considering, artfully writing and successfully defending a self-selected philosophical thesis topic. Consequently, seniors are prepared to enter college or pursue a career with poise.
Holy Rosary Academy Photo #9 - The upper school maintains the emphasis on logic by introducing the students to a rigorous college-preparatory program dedicated to challenging the students to creatively solve problems, make distinctions, and write insightfully. The Quadrivium is added to their classical curriculum through deeper study of natural science, mathematics, music and Euclidean geometry.
Holy Rosary Academy Photo #10 - Through careful attendance to their day-to-day activities we foster in them virtue formed from well-developed habits in manners, speech, and dress. We feed their soul with theology courses, the sacraments, and other Catholic devotional exercises. We strengthen their minds with the classical thoughts and works of the greatest thinkers throughout the ages.
- Holy Rosary Academy is a Classical Catholic school, faithful to the See of Peter, founded and governed by Catholic laity.
- Founded in the Marian Year 1987, and named in honor of Our Lady of the Rosary, it comprises both grammar and secondary education.
- Holy Rosary Academy is accredited by NAPC*IS. Elementary Enrollment: 62.
- Middle School Enrollment: 37. High School Enrollment: 33. Entrance test: Required.
- Financial Aid Awarded 2019-20: $50,000. Newman Society Award: H.S. School of Excellence.
- College Attendance: 100% of the last 3 graduating classes. College Scholarships offered: $1 million +.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools (NAPCIS)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-12|
|Total Students||132 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 28%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||24 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||11 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Average SAT score||1231|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Elementary (K-6): $5250 Upper School (7-12): $6500|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$2,591|
|Endowment Size||$0.1 million|
|Total Sports Offered||6 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBasketball, Indoor Soccer,|
Soccer, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||2 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Arts and Music Programs:|
Drama Club, Elementary Band
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- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Anchorage Grades: PK-6 | 177 students
2901 Huffman Rd
Anchorage, AK 99516
(907)345-3712 6.6 PK-6
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