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Thank you for your interest in Holy Names High School




We invite current 8th grade students to experience a day in the life as a Holy Names student. Shadow visits are held Mondays with holiday exceptions, starting Monday, September 9 from 8:00 am-12:35 pm. Shadow visitors are paired with an ambassador to experience life as a Monarch. Parents and Guardians are invited to stay from 8-9 am for a parent tour, followed by a Q&A session with the Administration. 

Shadow Visit Schedule

8:00 a.m. - Arrive on campus and meet in the Main Office.

8:05 a.m. - You will be greeted by the Admissions Team and your student ambassador.

8:10 a.m. - Explore the hallways with your ambassador.

8:15 a.m. - A Block

9:05 a.m. – B Block

9:50 a.m. – Break (cafeteria breakfast snack provided)

10: 15 a.m. - C Block

11:10 a.m. – D Block

11:55 a.m. – Lunch (provided)

12: 35 p.m. – Students will be picked up in the main office. 

Our shadow program is very popular and our slots are limited. Don’t miss out – sign up and schedule your visit today





Online applications open on Monday, September 2, 2019.


Early Application Deadline (application fee - $85): Monday, December 2, 2019.


Regular Application Deadline (application fee - $125): Tuesday, January 7, 2020.


All applications are managed online through SchoolAdmin. Please visit SchoolAdmin to start the application process. The application fee can be submitted on SchoolAdmin using a credit card during the application process.


  • Early Application Fee $85
  • Regular Application Fee $125



Students applying for the 9th and 10th grade are required to take the High School Placement Test (HSPT).  The HSPT registration deadline is January, 8, 2020. Register here for the HSPT. The exam will take place at Holy Names High School on Saturday, January 11, 2020. 




All prospective students are required to submit a completed teacher and principal/counselor recommendation form and a transcript from their current school.

Recommendation Forms are available online, please click here.

Recommendation deadline, Tuesday, February 7, 2020.



Admissions Interviews are required as part of the admissions process. A student and parent and/or guardian interview with a member of Holy Names High School gives us a chance to know about you, your interests and goals for High School. Interviews usually last 25-30 minutes. Interviews will begin mid-February.





Holy Names is proud to offer a number of scholarships and financial aid opportunities to deserving young women seeking a top-tier education and looking to make a positive impact on society.  All families who would like to be considered for tuition assistance for the next school year must submit a FACTS Application. Start your FACTS application here Applications deadline Friday, February, 7, 2020.

The Achieve program, in partnership with Holy Names provides a four-year high school scholarship. For more information about the Achieve Program, please visit http://achieveprogram.org/



Admissions notifications will be available online the afternoon of Friday, March 20. As a prospective student, you will be assessed on the following: 


  • Completed Application
  • Academic Transcripts
  • Completed Recommendation Forms
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • HSPT Scores
  • Family Admissions Interview




Friday, March  27, 2020