FAQs

Q: How many students attend Academy of the Holy Angels?
A: There are approximately 600 girls currently enrolled at Holy Angels.


Q: What's your student-faculty ratio and average class size?
A: On average, our student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and our average class size is approximately 20 students.


Q: Do students at Holy Angels use computers?
A: Yes!  We have a 1:1 program and use Windows 10 Tablet PCs. These state of the art computers are purchased at the beginning of the 9th grade year and are used in all classes.


Q: What is the cost of attending the Academy of the Holy Angels?
A: Our tuition for the 2019-2020 school year is $18,900. We offer scholarships and financial aid. Learn more here »


Q: Are Advance Placement courses offered?
A: Yes. We have 17 AP courses in the following areas: English, US History, Art History, Studio Art, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Latin, Spanish, French, Government & Politics, Calculus, Statistics, and Computer Science. Over 60 percent of our juniors and seniors are enrolled in at least once AP course.


Q: Do Holy Angels students have opportunities to travel abroad?
A: Yes!  We have a bi-yearly Humanities study abroad trip to Austria and Germany. Additionally, a different travel opportunity is offered each summer. Past trips have included: Italy, Spain, France, Croatia, and the Netherlands. Many students who join the Operation Smile club have had the opportunity to travel with the organization to places like the Philippines, Ethiopia, China, and many more.


Q: Where is the Academy of the Holy Angels located?
A: Academy of the Holy Angels is located in Demarest, NJ, just minutes from the Tappan Zee and George Washington Bridges. Students represent over 120 towns in Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Passaic counties in New Jersey, Rockland and Orange counties in New York as well as New York City and Connecticut!


Q: Is there transportation to Holy Angels?
A: Yes!  We offer transportation from most towns within a 15 mile radius of AHA, New York City and Hudson County. Click here for more information about transportation.

Q: Does Holy Angels provide academic accommodations for students with learning disabilities?
A: Yes, the Academy can provide limited academic accommodations. Academic accommodations, as outlined below, can be offered to eligible students who hold an active Bergen County Special Services (BCSS) Service Plan (SP), Paramus, NJ, or an AHA Student 504 Plan for Learning. An AHA application is required to apply for academic accommodations. Depending upon the application, the process may take a few weeks – 3 months from start to completion. AHA does not offer Intervention & Referral Services Plans (I&RS). To receive consideration for any of these accommodations with the Academy, contact the Director of College Counseling at 201-768-7822, ext 208 for further information.

AHA offers a maximum of six (6) academic accommodations as outlined below. 

  1. Extended-Time testing on Mid-Term Exams (50% = Time and ½)

  2. Extended-Time testing on Final Exams (50% = Time and ½)

  3. Extended-time for completion of long-term assignments (eg. term papers, research projects as deemed long-term by the teacher) of no longer than 1 school cycle (8 school numbered days) from the original due date of the long-term assignment. A regular student absence on a school-numbered day does change the due date of the long-term assignment.

  4. Preferential Seating (a seat in the first three rows of classrooms) in classrooms for academic courses.

  5. Scantron Use: The use of a scantron is not required for tests, quizzes, mid-terms, or final exams. Thus, students with academic accommodations may write their answers directly on their quiz/test/exam. (Note: This is a school-based accommodations and does not apply to any standardized test taken such as PSAT, SAT, ACT, etc.).

  6. Extra Set of Textbooks (if available)

    Please note: Extended-Time for homework, class tests, quizzes, assessments, or other class or class-related assignments/requirements is not granted.

 

Academy of the Holy Angels

315 Hillside Avenue Contact Us & Driving Directions

Demarest, NJ 07627

Phone: 201.768.7822

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