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Academy of the Holy Cross

Map4920 Strathmore Avenue
Kensington, MD 20895


Grades: 9-12
Gender: Girls
Total number of students: 500
Average class size: 19
Student/teacher ratio: 11:1
Religious affiliation: Catholic
Seniors with National Merit Recognition:
National Merit Semifinalists: 1
National Merit Commended Scholars: 3
National Hispanic Scholar: 1
Grade foreign language first offered: 9
Languages offered: Spanish, French, Latin
Lowest tuition for 5-day students: $23,905
Annual tuition for grade 12: $23,905
Uniform: Yes
Bus transportation: Ride-on Bus stop at school entrance; Metro 5-minute walk
Number of AP courses offered: 11, plus
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme World School
Varsity sports: Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming/Diving, Tennis, Track, Volleyball
Number of art studios: 3
Theater productions per year: 8 (Musical, Dance, Vocal, Instrumental, Dramatic)
Music ensembles: 1 Instrumental, 4 Vocal
Accreditations/Affiliations: National Catholic Education Association, Middle States, Independent Education, International Baccalaureate Organization, Maryland State Department of Education
Founded: 1868

Additional Information:

Location: Maryland
Gender: Girls
Grade (schools may appear in multiple categories): 9-12
Religious Affiliation: Catholic
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