Nazareth Academy High School
|Nazareth Academy High School|
|4001 Grant Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Oversight||Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth|
|Principal||Sr. Rita Fanning|
|Enrollment||480  (2008)|
|Average class size||20|
|Student to teacher ratio||9:1|
|Campus size||30 acres (120,000 m2)|
|Color(s)||Blue and Gold|
|Athletics conference||Athletic Association of Catholic Academies|
|Accreditation||Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools |
|Dean of Academic Affairs||Patricia Quinn|
|Admissions Director||Alexandria Derassouyan|
Nazareth Academy educates young women at the high school level.
Nazareth Academy High School has a music department. Over 25% of the school's population participates in the eight music activities Nazareth Academy High School has to offer. For girls interested in pursuing music further, there are Music Major classes which teach music theory, dictation, sight reading and singing skills. There are performance opportunities for girls in the music department, and each year the Orchestra, Jazz Band, and Chorale compete.
There is a Theater Department.There is a "Theater in the Round" experience. In October 2007, the school's production was The Sound of Music. The show was beautifully done with a simple set and wonderful orchestrations.