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Academy of the Holy Angels is an elite, private, all-girls, Catholic school located in Demarest, NJ. It has 572 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. Tuition is $16,600 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
315 Hillside Ave
Demarest, NJ 07627
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(201) 768-7822
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Average SAT
157 responses
Average ACT
79 responses

Culture & Safety

of students agree that they feel safe at their school.15 responses
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.15 responses
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
  • Day before Christmas break
  • International Night
  • Field Day
  • Being with friends
  • Pep Rally
  • Christmas and Spring Concerts
  • Musicals


Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.16 responses
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.16 responses
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.16 responses


Student-Teacher Ratio
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.21 responses
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.21 responses
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.21 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.9 responses
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.9 responses
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.9 responses
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Before going to the school I was nervous because the school I previously attended was not very strong and I did not have good study habits. Although we receive a lot of work, the work load becomes easier because you get acclimated. The work becomes greater yet you don’t stress out as much because you prioritize time, go after school for help with teachers, go to a peer tutor, or meet with the dean of academics. The schools provides so much support if you are struggling in a class and allow you to read the fullness of your potentional. The sports at aha are also pretty good. Basketball won their division and were in the state finals, tennis won counties, soccer won a huge upset game in counties, bowling with Mr. Dunne is ALWAYS amazing, the track team is lit, and the dance team is AMAZING! The dance team is 1st in the nation two years in a row and they r the heart of the school and add so much energy at pep rally’s. I love aha and I’m so happy I go to such an amazing school
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Overall, I had an enjoyable experience at AHA. The food got significantly better with the new provider. There's a wide variety of clubs and activities to choose from, and there are opportunities to create your own clubs. Wish there were more options in terms of classes, especially APs. Rules are strict; would like a bit more student freedom. Welcoming to non-Catholics and religion classes can be interesting. Math program needs some more support, Science is pretty good. English and History are decent but undervalued with the STREAM program emphasis. Strong Spanish program, other world languages are a bit lacking. Overall, though, students do well and teachers care. Nice philosophy and tries to integrate Growth Mindset into teaching; not sure if it is completely successful, but I like the effort. Warm, supportive community.
AHA has a lot of up and downs, but there is much more good than bad. AHA's science department is great, and the fine arts department is also amazing for students who plan to pursue art seriously. I think that some of the other departments could use some work, but most of the teachers I have had are experienced individuals who take their jobs and their students seriously There are also a lot of clubs and extra curricular activities, so it's easy to find a group of friends. However it can be hard to balance studies, activities, and other aspects of life due to academic rigor. There were many days my only sleep for the night were on the bus rides to and from school. In the end I think they paid off though, as I feel very prepared for the new challenges that college will bring. While AHA has many flaws, it has an irreplaceable spot in my heart, and I am thankful for the deep sense of belonging I had during my time there, as well as the friendships I made and the knowledge I was given.