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Holy Name High School

Private | 9-12 | 441 students


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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $95,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $770.

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Posted October 27, 2007

A positive, encouraging learning environment. Teachers and staff that truly care about their students. A commitment to academics. A commitment to technology.
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Posted January 31, 2007

Holy Name High School is true to its mission. They truly care about the students and the extra mile on everything they do. It truly is a faith-based community where the spiritual, academic, and human formation of my child was the focus of the entire faculty and staff. No other school in the area has made such a commitment to academic excellence as has HN. Technology is a major focus and our child is the beneficiary of this emphasis. However, most importantly it is a Catholic school that truly emphasizes the importance of the faith and how important it is for my child to stay connected to her faith.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted April 21, 2005

Holy Name is a very great school filled with intellegent students and a very caring student body
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Posted October 17, 2004

Teachers are approachable and want the student to excel and work toward their full potential. Over 90% of the students particapate in extracurricular activities. Very strong school spirit. A great high school to send your children too!
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Posted February 24, 2004

My son had the courage to leave the Public School in our area,and to attend Holy Name H.S. beginning in his sophmore year. I am now sure this is the best gift we could have ever given our son,and I am thankful and so proud of him that he had the courage to make the change. He is now a Senior and an Honor Student at Holy Name. Since his sophmore year he has had the opportunity to make great friends andto have an excellent education. At Holy Name he has been in a positive learning environment where the teachers and staff view each and every student and as a unique individual with their own gifts and talents and he has also had the opportunity to have teachers/mentors that truely care. Much Praise to Holy Name H.S. DMF
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Posted August 22, 2003

This is a great school to send your child to if you want them to have a christian backround and education. We also do tons of activities that will keep your child entertained, and of course you build the best friendships here at Holy Name! Don't think twice about sending your student to a well educated school!

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 80% 74%
Hispanic 9% 7%
Asian 6% N/A
Black 4% 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Two or more races 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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School Leader's name
  • Mr. Keith Laser, M.Ed., M.A.
  • Coed
  • Roman catholic
  • NCEA
Fax number
  • (610) 374-4309


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  • Diocese of Allentown
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955 E Wyomissing Blvd
Reading, PA 19611
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Phone: (610) 374-8361


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