Academy of the Holy Family

54 W. Main Street Box 691
Baltic, CT 06330
The Academy of the Holy Family (AHF), a Catholic high school for young women, was founded in 1874.
We are located in the New England countryside approximately two hours away from Boston and three hours from New York City.
The Academy has educated young women from the United States and abroad.
A tight-knit school community, AHF offers its students the opportunity to express their faith and learn in a comfortable atmosphere.
Classes are small, enabling students to receive individual attention. Courses offered include college prep, honors and some advanced placement classes.
Our international students have English as a Second Language (ESL) and English for ESL classes.
The faculty consists of both religious and lay persons. At the Academy we strive to "Pursue knowledge; embrace the truths of Christ; respond to the needs of others." Our young women are confident, active in the community and graduate from AHF, ready to attend various colleges and universities.
We often hear from our alumnae and realize the impact the Academy has made on them- successful careers, yes, as well as bringing a sense of family to wherever their path in life has taken them.

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Definition of Terms
 | 2021 School Data
Academy of the HolyBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-125-12
School TypeAll-girlsCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationCatholicNon-denominational
Year Founded18741907
Campus Size10 acres125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment40 students300 students
% Students of Color
25%
25%
% International Students
25%
20%
% Students Boarding
75%
70%
Average SAT Score1130* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)980 - 1400-
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniforms - grey skirts and blue polo shirts)
Casual
Average Class Size8 students12
*National School Avg. » 18
Student : Teacher Ratio4:17:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered218
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
44%
70%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$31,500$59,750
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$11,000$33,500
Tuition international students$39,900$54,500
% Students on Financial Aid
75%
40%
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Acceptance Rate

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationNoNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
90%
58%
Director of AdmissionsSr. M. Kateri

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered218
CoursesAP Calculus

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered316
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Softball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations1623
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Admission Ambassador, AV Club, Debate Club, Dorm Proctor, Drama Club, Environmental Club, Human Rights Club, Instrumentalist's Club, Legion of Mary, National Art Honor Society, National Honors Society, Outdoors/Exercise Club, Student Council, Teens of Pro-Life Club, Yearbook, YOUTH Public Speaking Club

School Notes

  • The Academy recently purchased a house (Marist Hall) next to the Academy, and it has been refurbished and prepared for nine students to live in it during the school. Seniors and some juniors live there to prepare themselves for college and independent living. Two Resident Assistants (faculty members of the Academy) live there as well.
  • LD types supported: No special ed, but small classes
  • Academy of the Holy Family accreditations: New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
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