At A Glance


of the Class of 2017 was accepted in early decision, early action, priority or rolling admissions.


of graduates received merit aid scholarships this past year.



10 seniors were accepted to 100% of the schools they applied to.


community service hours completed by students last year.


of students take Honors classes in the Upper School.


of students take art classes.



We are part of a network of 10 Holy Child schools in the U.S. and more than 30 in the Society of the Holy Child Jesus worldwide. We have a study abroad exchange program.


of students are involved in student life programs including student government, yearbook, and our student newspaper.


of Holy Child students take AP classes (AP classes are available to juniors and seniors).

Quick Facts

  • Founded in 1961 by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus as a college preparatory school for girls

  • The Middle School opened in 1989

  • The school is part of a network of 33 Holy Child schools in the United States, Europe and Africa, which is guided by the educational philosophy of Cornelia Connelly

  • School Motto: Actions Not Words

  • Holy Child enrolls approximately 300 students every year from the Washington, DC metropolitan area as well as across the globe

  • Holy Child creates a personal learning experience with an 8 to 1 student to faculty ratio

  • More than 60% of our students participate in athletics with teams in volleyball, soccer, field hockey, basketball, cross country, lacrosse, and more

  • Holy Child offers fine arts programs in visual arts, instrumental, music, theater, and dance

  • Service is part of the Holy Child curriculum and students last year completed 5,000 hours of community service