The Academy of the Holy Cross

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4920 Strathmore Avenue
Kensington, Maryland 20895



Religious Affiliation

FROM THE School Guide

Grades: 9-12
Gender: Girls
Total number of students: 425
Average class size: 15
Student/teacher ratio: 9:1
Religious affiliation: Catholic
Grade foreign language first offered: 9
Languages offered: Spanish, French, Latin
Lowest tuition for 5-day students: $27,800
Annual tuition for grade 12: $27,800
Uniform: Yes
Bus transportation: Ride-on Bus stop at school entrance; Metro 5-minute walk
Number of AP courses offered: 17, Additionally we have a dual credit/dual enrollment program with Marymount University
Varsity sports: Basketball, bocce, 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