Sunday, September 24th is a Day of Service for Holy Name!  Those that are available can join in at Baker Beach from 10 am to 2 pm.  See the bulletin for sign up information!

Holy Name School

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Main School Phone

phone: 415.731.4077 or fax: 415.731.3328
 
History

Holy Name School opened in September 1941. Our school has continued to grow under the leadership of 7 Pastors since 1941. The Sisters of Mercy were a critical part of our school's foundation and we continue to be supported by the Canossian Sisters. Our first lay principal, Mrs. Noreen Murphy, began in 1985 and retired after 21 years of dedicated service. Judy Cosmos lovingly served as principal from 2008- 2015  and continues to serve as our counselor. Our current principal, Natalie Cirigliano, is happy to be part of such a strong community that is student-centered. Holy Name School has proudly nourished its students for  75 years!
 
Tuition

This year's tuition is $7,000 for supporting families and $8,000 for non-supporting families. Sibling discounts are offered.
 
Enrollment
 
335 students come to Holy Name School from all over San Francisco and San Mateo County.
 
School Hours

Our regular school hours are 8:00 am to 3:00 pm except for Thursdays hours which are from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. Teacher in-service days are held on the fourth Monday of each month, and hours are from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm.
 
Transportation

Holy Name School is located in the Sunset District on the corner of Lawton and 40th Avenue. The Muni 29, 71 buses and the N-Judah streetcar stop within two blocks from our school. We have a convenient and safe drop-off and pick-up process for students being driven to school.
 
Uniforms

The dress code at Holy Name has always been an important part of the school’s effort to create an atmosphere conducive to learning. Uniforms can be purchased through the school sponsored uniform companies, Dennis Uniforms and Classic Design.
 
WASC Accredited

Holy Name Catholic School is accredited by the Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA) a part of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). In 2015 Holy Name School received a 6-year accreditation. WCEA accredits Catholic elementary and secondary schools in nine western states (26 archdioceses) and the US Territory of Guam. WCEA co-accredits and is in partnership with three Regional agencies (WASC, NAAS, NCA) and two private agencies (CAIS and HAIS). WCEA began in 1957 in San Francisco and has a long and successful history of assisting school improvement through the accreditation process.