Thank you for your interest in Holy Names.  Below you will find the current Admissions timeline and a link to our financial aid applications.

Steps to Apply

List of 3 items.

  • Step 1: Online Application

    Complete the online application
  • Step 2: Schedule a Shadow Visit

    Contact the Admissions Office at 518-438-7895, ext. 202, or email, for current visiting options. 
  • Step 3: Register for the Entrance/Scholarship Exam

    The Entrance Exam is given in November. There are several academic scholarships available to students entering Grades 6 and 9 which are based solely on scores from the November exam.  

Not Yet Ready to Apply? Have a Question?

If you are not yet ready to apply but would like to add your name to our email contact list, or if you have a question you would like answered by email, please fill out the form below.

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You may want to know...

List of 5 frequently asked questions.

  • Q: Where do Holy Names graduates go to college?

    College placement is 100%. For a list of college acceptances, click here
  • Q: What are the class sizes at Holy Names?

    In the High School, class sizes range from ten to twenty students in all academic subjects.  In the Middle School, classes range from ten to sixteen in all academic subjects
  • Q: Does Holy Names offer any special academic programs?

    Yes. Middle School students can complete the following High School courses:
    • Algebra
    • Basic Speech
    • Choral Ensemble
    • Earth Science
    • French I and Spanish I
    • Health
    • Studio in Art
    • Theater
    In the High School, 7 Advanced Placement and 10 University in the High School courses offer college credit.  Our Science Research Program provides motivated students 3 years of unmatched, hands-on, guided research experience.  See the Academics section of this website for more curriculum details.   
  • Q: Does Holy Names offer scholarships or financial aid?

    Yes. There are academic scholarships for students entering Grades 6 and 9 based on the November Entrance Exam. Financial aid is available for qualified students who otherwise might not be able to attend AHN. See the Financial Aid page for more information. 
  • Q: Is there bus transportation to Holy Names?

    Yes. Most area school districts provide free bus service to Holy Names. Also, there is private Northway transportation for students in the Clifton Park/Saratoga area. This service is provided by Christian Brothers Academy (CBA). See the Tuition page for details. 

Questions? Contact the Admissions Team

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Wendy Diefendorf

    Wendy Diefendorf 

    Director of Enrollment Management
    (518) 438-7895 Ext. 213
  • Photo of Ann Rento

    Ann Rento 

    Admissions Director
    518-438-7895, ext. 202
  • Photo of Catherine O'Hare-Insero

    Catherine O'Hare-Insero 

    Administrative Assistant to Admissions, Marketing and Institutional Advancement
    518.438.7895 x234