Financial Information

A Holy Cross education is an investment in your daughter’s future. Throughout our 148-year history, The Academy of the Holy Cross has been committed to providing an exceptional education to young women from diverse backgrounds. The Academy is proud to offer a financial aid budget in excess of 1.6 million dollars.


Fees for the 2017-2018 school year:

Tuition: $23,905

Tuition includes all costs of instruction, except for textbooks and other fees listed on this page. Lunch is not included in tuition. All families will use FACTS for their tuition payments. 

Reservation Deposit and Registration Fee: $1,350

Upon acceptance to the Academy, students are required to submit a non-refundable reservation deposit and registration fee of $1,350. This pays for a one-time registration fee of $200 and a deposit of $1,150 that is applied to tuition. 

Technology Fee: $420

The Academy of the Holy Cross Home and School Association is a parent-run organization which coordinates many activities and events in support of the mission of the school. 

Home and School Association Dues: $75

Uniforms: Approximately $300

Uniforms are available through Flynn & O’Hara.


  Important Dates

  "Tartan for a Day"

  September 12 - December 5

  (Mondays only; except October         10, November 7)

  Open House

  November 6, 10:00 am-1:00 pm

  Application Deadline

  December 12

 If you have questions regarding      financial aid, please contact:

 Susie Burke 
 (301) 929-6445

If you have questions regarding FACTS Tuition Management or A.W.G. Dewar Inc. tuition insurance, please contact

Irena Schaaff
(301) 929-6448 

4920 Strathmore Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895  (301) 942-2100  
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