High School

It’s not like other schools. No one is a stranger here. You can build real relationships with your teachers. They get to know you as a person, not as just another student, and they want to see you succeed.

 - Haley, Grade 9

Come see for yourself!

The best way to experience our High School is to visit!  We invite you to spend a day on campus, attending classes, meeting students and talking to our teachers. To schedule a visit day, please call our Admissions Director, Ann Rento at 518-438-7895 ext. 202 or email her at

Participate, Grow, & Excel

At Holy Names, there are no bystanders – only participants. Student are given every opportunity to participate, grow and excel.
Here’s what students achieve at Holy Names: 
  • The ability to lead
  • The confidence to succeed
  • The kind of academic success that gets noticed by the top colleges
 We make this happen through small classes where you are heard and personally challenged, and through a comprehensive guidance program that will help you put together an academic plan that fits who you are and where you want to go.
In courses that carry college credit, see below, students see how they can rise to the next level. In fact, course work and projects across all departments encourage students to develop college-level research, writing and speaking skills. Students accomplish this challenging academic program with a strong support network. 
We’re all in this together. The sense of shared commitment to each student’s success is a hallmark of Academy of the Holy Names.

Academic Options Include:

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  • Advanced Placement Courses

    • Calculus
    • Literature and Composition
    • European History
    • US History
    • US Government and Politics
    • Biology
    • Computer Science Principles
  • Internships

    Internships available to our seniors in a variety of workplaces, that provide them a special opportunity to explore career choices, as well as develop the responsible work habits required for success.
  • Science Research

    Our Science Research program that offers a structure in which students can conduct real-world research and chase their passion with the support of mentors who are experts in their fields.
  • University in High School Courses

    • Calculus
    • French IV
    • French V
    • Psychology
    • Science Research I, II, and III
    • Spanish IV
    • Spanish V
    • Women in Literature

Explore the High School Curriculum