Mission Statement

The Academy of the Holy Cross, a Catholic college preparatory school sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross since 1868, is dedicated to educating young women in a Christ-centered community which values diversity. The Academy is committed to developing women of courage, compassion and scholarship who responsibly embrace the social, spiritual and intellectual challenges of the world.

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Endowment Gifts

Endowment gifts secure the Academy’s long-term future and generate an important and significant part of the annual operating revenue. Endowment gifts are professionally invested to provide income for the school’s operating budget, financial aid, and faculty support in perpetuity. Gifts to the endowment may be of any size and may be designated for a particular purpose.

To learn more about making a gift to The Academy of the Holy Cross Endowment Fund, information about making a gift-in-kind, or other special gifts, please contact the Advancement Office at (301) 929-6447 or (301) 929-6498.