Academy of the Holy Cross
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Academy of the Holy Cross
Academy of the Holy Cross
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4920 Strathmore Avenue


United States
Coordinates39°2?0?N 77°5?53?W / 39.03333°N 77.09806°W / 39.03333; -77.09806Coordinates: 39°2?0?N 77°5?53?W / 39.03333°N 77.09806°W / 39.03333; -77.09806
TypePrivate, College Preparatory
MottoCourage, compassion, and scholarship
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
(Sisters of the Holy Cross)
School districtArchdiocese of Washington Catholic Schools [1]
CEEB code210678
PresidentKathleen R. Prebble
PrincipalJohn Sullivan
Enrollment400 (2020)
Campus size28-acre (110,000 m2)
Campus typeSuburban
Color(s)Lavender and White   
Athletics conferenceWashington Catholic Athletic Conference
Team nameTartans
RivalOur Lady of Good Counsel
AccreditationMiddle States Association of Colleges and Schools[2]
National ranking1
PublicationImages (Literary Magazine)
YearbookCross and Anchor
Admissions DirectorEmma Hart

The Academy of the Holy Cross is a Catholic college preparatory school sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross and founded in 1868. The Academy is located on a 28-acre (110,000 m2) campus[] in North Bethesda, Maryland (Kensington postal address),[3][4] north of Washington, D.C.

Notable alumnae


  1. ^ "Find a School". Archdiocese of Washington Catholic Schools.
  2. ^ MSA-CSS. "MSA-Commission on Secondary Schools". Archived from the original on 2011-02-12. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: North Bethesda CDP, MD" (Archive). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on April 30, 2014.
  4. ^ "Home". Academy of the Holy Cross. Retrieved . 4920 Strathmore Avenue Kensington, MD 20895 - Despite the Kensington address it is in North Bethesda CDP.
  5. ^ Helen Hayes with Katherine Hatch (1990). My Life in Three Acts. Thorndike, Maine: Thorndike. pp. 22-23. ISBN 9781560540519.
  6. ^ Kenneth Barrow (1985). Helen Hayes, First Lady of the American Theater. Garden City, New York: Doubleday. pp. 25, 204. ISBN 9780385231961.
  7. ^ Helena Andrews-Dyer (January 14, 2016). "Supermodel and Maryland native Hilary Rhoda sues mom and former manager". The Washington Post.

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