Connelly School of the Holy Child is an independent Catholic, college preparatory school for young women in grades 6-12. We emphasize academic challenge, joy of learning, and education to well-rounded women of faith and action. Sitting on 6 acres of land in Potomac, MD, Holy Child is easily accessible by the beltway and public transportation. The school also offers bus routes to DC and VA.
Holy Child welcomes students and families of different faiths and diverse backgrounds. In keeping with the philosophy of our foundress Cornelia Connelly, Holy Child values the uniqueness of each individual and fosters a life of service to others.
We offer a rigorous, innovative, and engaging academic program of students. Students and teachers develop close relationships and a supportive environment, which helps foster optimal learning for each individual student.
At Holy Child, there are endless opportunities to find your passions and pursue your curiosities. Holy Child provides endless leadership opportunities, a robust community service and campus ministry program, global learning and exchange program opportunities. We partner with One School House, an innovative online school, to help expand class offerings for students interested in pursuing course work outside of traditional curriculum.