The Academy of the Holy Cross (www.academyoftheholycross.org) is a private, Catholic high school (grades 9 – 12) for young women located in Kensington, Md. The college preparatory program reflects a holistic approach to education by fostering the intellectual, physical and moral development of the students. The school is sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross and has been in continuous operation in the Archdiocese of Washington since 1868.
Years Established: 1868
Average Class Size: 19
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All-girl, Catholic, High School
The Academy of the Holy Cross, a Catholic college preparatory school sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross since 1868, is dedicated to educating young women in a Christ-centered community which values diversity. The Academy is committed to developing women of courage, compassion and scholarship who responsibly embrace the social, spiritual and intellectual challenges of the world.
- Address: 4919 Strathmore Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895, USA
- Zip Code: 20895
- Phone: 301-942-2100
- Website: http://www.academyoftheholycross.org