Academy of the Holy Family

54 W. Main Street Box 691
Baltic, CT 06330
Tel: 860-822-6279
  • 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 
2017 School Data
Academy of the HolyBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-127-12
School TypeAll-girlsCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationCatholicNon-denominational
Year Founded18741910
Campus Size10 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment40 students300 students
% Students of Color
18%
20%
% International Students
16%
20%
% Students Boarding
47%
67%
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. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:41:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered217
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
44%
70%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$30,000$54,400
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$11,000$30,000
Tuition international students$38,000$48,100
% Students on Financial Aid
75%
37%
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationNoNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
90%
55%
Director of AdmissionsSr. M. Kateri
admissions@ahfbaltic.org

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered217
CoursesAP Calculus

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered315
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Softball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations1524
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Activities Club, AV Club, Choreography, Debate Club, Drama Club, Fitness Club, Human Rights Club, Instrumentalist's Club, Legion of Mary, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, School Newspaper, Student Council, Teens in Action, Top Life Clu

School Notes

  • The Academy recently purchased a house 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
  • School accreditations: New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
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