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Holy Names High School
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  • Private, Catholic, All-Girls
  • OAKLAND, CA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade B

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 4
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
HSPT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$19,500
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
70%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Holy Names High School

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.

HOLY NAMES HIGH SCHOOL was founded in1868 at the shores of Lake Merritt by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, who are proud to sponsor HNHS today.

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Holy Names High School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1120
49 responses
Average ACT
23
22 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
91%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
64%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 37 responses
  • Frosh fright night
    14%
  • Prom
    14%
  • Spirit Week
    14%
  • Class service trips
    11%
  • Halloween
    11%
  • Strawberry Day
    11%
  • Christmas
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
152
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 15 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 15 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 15 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 15 responses
Poll
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 15 responses
Poll
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 15 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 10 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 10 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 10 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$183,330
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,562
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$1,347,030
National
$217,500

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