Founded by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus in
1904, School of the Holy Child is a Catholic, independent, college-preparatory school for young women in grades 5-12.
Holy Child has a longstanding history of academic excellence that encourages students to become young women of “conscience and action.” Accomplished and dedicated faculty members foster the spiritual development, individual talents, and interests of each student. This is realized through rigorous and comprehensive academic, arts, athletics, and service learning programs. The school also offers signature programs dedicated to global studies, Italian cultural studies, and engineering and design.
Graduates are prepared for the innovative and critical thought necessary in a diverse, interconnected society. Graduates include National Merit Scholarship winners and commended students who matriculate at a broad range of colleges and universities, including the nation’s most selective institutions.
Admission to Holy Child is selective and based on prior academic records, standardized test results, recommendations, a personal interview, and school visit.
School of the Holy Child
2225 Westchester Avenue, Rye
Year founded: 1904
Head of School: Melissa Dan, Ed.S.
Diversity: 25% of students self-identified as people of color
Student/Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Average Class Size: 14
Open House: Saturday, October 14, 1-4