USA Massachusetts, USA
  • Homestay Accommodation
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Holy Name Junior/ Senior High School

Established: 1942
City
STEM

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    571
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Catholic
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Year, Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
Holy Name Junior/Senior High School is a catholic coeducational college-preparatory school. The school offers students a great study environment where academic excellence is balanced with social development, discipline, as well as artistic and athletic achievement. International students will be able to enjoy a great educational experience located in the small welcoming city of Worcester.

FACILITIES
The Holy Name Junior/Senior High School campus includes a wind turbine, a gymnasium, sports fields, STEM labs, and more.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Holy Name Junior/Senior High School offers at least one sport per season for girls and boys with a no-cut policy, guaranteeing that every student can participate in athletics each season regardless of ability or experience. A number of graduates have gone on to play sports at both the collegiate level and professionally.
Each year, the arts program participates in amazing concerts and competitions, and students from Holy Name go on an annual overnight trip.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Worcester is located in central Massachusetts with a very young and energetic population. If students enjoy winter activities like snowboarding or skiing, Worcester has a
great location with many slopes nearby. It also offers many cafés and places for meeting friends to study and get together outside of school. There are a number of famous colleges nearby such as Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Clark University, and Assumption College. Not far from Boston, students can easily travel to the historic city and experience the American northeast culture, food, atmosphere, and prestigious universities.

Awards and Accomplishments Of School

Mock Trial Champions; Nationally ranked Music programs; New STEM science lab; Partnerships with national Grid and WP

Famous Alumni

Bryan LaHair, former MLB player (Seattle Mariners, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians)
Damien Sandow, WWE wrestler
Emil Igwenagu, fullback for the NFL, currently a free agent
Karyn Polito, 72nd and current Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts

  • 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:13
Average Class Size
20
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
No
Speciality Programs
- New STEM science lab - Partnerships with national Grid and WPI
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Football, Football, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track and Field
Arts
Art, Cinema Studies, Drawing and Painting, Illustration, Musical Theater
Music
Band, Choir, Guitar
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Programming, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics 1, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature and Culture, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History
Languages
French, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Anti-Bullying Club (SMASH), Ballroom Dancing, Christian Leadership, Math Club, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Student Government
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
-19
ELTiS Required
209
TOEFL Required
55
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Applications deadline is May 15th. To pursue a Diploma the student needs to have completed grade 11 in the US.

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