Nazareth Academy High School

Nazareth Academy High School is a private, Roman Catholic, all-girls high school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Nazareth Academy was established in 1928 by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth. Nazareth Academy educates young women at the high school level.

In August 2018, the school named its first lay principal, James Meredith.

Performing arts

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 that offers a "Theater in the Round" experience. In October 2007, the school's production was The Sound of Music.

Notable alumnae

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