Based on the teachings of Jesus Christ,
Holy Family High School seeks to provide a Catholic learning environment
that stresses academic excellence,
fosters mutual respect,
and encourages self-growth.
Each HFHS student participates in an Apostolic Ministry program which provides an
opportunity for them to live out the Gospel mandates of Jesus Christ through service to
others Examples of student service include:
- Helping the Elks assemble and deliver food baskets to local families
- Starting Covered with Love Foundation, a blanket project for children
- Tutoring low-achieving middle school students
- Volunteering at soup kitchens and homeless shelters
- Sponsoring Little D, an orphan from India
- Visiting nursing home residents and hospital patients
- Building homes with Habitat for Humanity
- Raising funds to build homes for disadvantaged people by cycling coast to coast with the Bike and Build program
- Over 90% of the 2012 graduating senior class is attending a four-year institution of
- The students in the graduating class of 2013 were offered more than $16 million dollars in merit-based scholarships to colleges and universities
- Over the past ten years the average HFHS SAT and ACT scores have significantly exceeded local, state and national averages
- HFHS has outstanding athletic and co-curricular programs that have achieved great success and recent recognition:
- Class 3A State Baseball Champions in 2010
- Class 3A State Girls Basketball Champions in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011
- Class 2A State Football Champions in 2002 and 2005
- Class 3A State Cheerleading Champions in 2004
- Class 3A State Softball Champions in 2006
- Five Class 3A State Track Meet Gold Medalists in 2006 - 2009
- 20 Gold and Silver Medalists in the 2008 National Latin Exam
- Class 3A state qualifiers in Mock Trial 2004-2009
- Gold Key Award in the 2007 - 2009 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competitions
- Winning top honors for Class 3A at Colorado High School Press Associations
- Recognized as a Top 50 Catholic HighSchool in the Nation in 2011-2012
The admission process begins with completing the Application for Admission, which includes an essay by the student stating their reason for wanting to attend Holy Family High School.
Submit the Teacher Recommendation Forms to two of your teachers along with a stamped envelope. Ask the teachers to mail or fax it directly to Holy Family High School.
Submit the completed and signed Transcript Request Form to your current school. Holy Family High School must receive transcripts for the current school year, plus the previous two years directly from your school.
Freshmen applicants must take the High School Placement Test. The test is scheduled for Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 8:00am. Please call the school to reserve your spot.
By-Pass placement tests are given for accelerated students in Math, English, Science, Keyboarding, and Foreign Language courses. Details will be available at the 2013 registration.
The Admissions Committee
considers each applicants grades, teacher recommendation, student
essay, and test scores before determining if Holy Family is the most appropriate school for each applicant.
Holy Family High School must receive your application, essay, transcripts, and teacher recommendation by January 7, 2013 to be considered with the first round of applicants.
Applicants will be notified of incomplete applications before the first review.
Application packets are available through the Recruitment & Admissions office or individual forms can be printed (below right) and submitted.
Once your application, essay, teacher recommendations, and transcripts are received the admissions committee will notify you of their decision. Thank you for your interest in Holy Family High School!
Tuition for the 2012-2013 school year is $8,300 for Catholics who are recognized and registered members of a Catholic parish. $9,600 for non-Catholics and for Catholics who are not registered members of a Catholic parish. A non-refundable deposit/holding fee of $350 is due upon registration each year and is deducted from tuition.
Books, yearbook, athletic fees, and some class fees are not included in tuition.
Books are purchased through: www.myschoolbookstore.com
There are three tuition payment plans:
Full Tuition payment: Due July 1.
Two Semester payments: Due July 1 and December 1.
Eleven monthly payments, July through May, made by direct ACH debit from your checking or savings account.
Holy Family believes no student admitted to our school should be denied the opportunity to enroll because of financial need. Tuition assistance is given to families who apply and qualify based upon an analysis of data that each family submits annually. Applications are available in the school office and must be postmarked by March 31st and sent to Financial Aid Independent Review, Inc. (FAIR).
Financial Aid Independent Review (FAIR) requires that you have your W-2 and your completed 2012 Income Tax return before you complete your online application for financial aid (you will need the information from your tax return to answer many of the questions). All applications will be processed at the same time, therefore there is no advantage in applying early. The deadline to apply is March 29, 2013. Online Fair Brochure- click HERE.
To apply go to: www.fairapp.com
school code - 119
Holy Family awarded over $800,000 in tuition assistance and scholarships for the 2012-2013 school year.
A limited number of scholarships are awarded to incoming freshman yearly. Information on scholarships and nominations are distributed to the Catholic grade schools and parishes each January.I
Where do Holy Family Students Live?
Holy Family proudly serves thirty-nine Parishes in the Archdiocese of Denver and twenty-seven cities. Click here to see a map representing where our students travel from.
Colleges and Universities
Holy Family High Schools education is an investment in the future. Over 90% of our graduates
attend four year colleges and universities. The graduates of 2012 were offered over fifteen million
dollars in merit-based scholarships. Over the past four years, graduates of HFHS were offered
admission to or are currently attending the following institutions of higher education.
Adams State College
New Mexico Tech University
New York University
Northern Arizona University
Northern State University
Oklahoma State University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Penn State University
Portland State University
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design
Saint Ambrose College
Saint Anselms College
Saint Cloud State University
Saint Edwards University
Saint Johns University-Minnesota
Saint Josephs College-Indiana
Saint Leo University
Saint Louis University
Saint Marys College-California
Saint Marys College, Notre Dame-Indiana
Saint Marys University-Minnesota
Saint Marys University-Texas
Saint Michaels College
Saint Norbert University
Saint Olaf College
Saint Thomas University-Minnesota
San Diego State University
San Francisco State University
Santa Clara University
Savannah College of Art & Design
Southern Methodist University
Spring Hill College
Stephan F. Austin University
Texas Christian University
Texas Tech University
University of Alaska-Anchorage
University of Alaska-Fairbanks
University of Alaska-Southeast
University of Arizona
University of California-Berkeley
University of California-Los Angeles
University of California-Riverside
University of California-San Diego
University of California-Santa Barbara
University of Colorado-Boulder
University of Colorado-Colorado Springs
University of Colorado-Denver
University of Dallas
University of Dayton
University of Delaware
University of Denver
University of Georgia
University of Great Falls
University of Hawaii-Hilo
University of Hawaii-Manoa
University of Illinois-Chicago
University of Iowa
University of Kansas
University of Kentucky
University of Louisville
University of Mary Hardin Baylor
University of Miami-Florida
University of Minnesota
University of Mississippi
University of Missouri
University of Nebraska
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
University of New Hampshire
University of New Mexico
University of North Carolina-Charlotte
University of Northern Colorado
University of Notre Dame
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburg
University of Portland
University of Puget Sound
University of Saint Mary-Kansas
University of San Diego
University of San Francisco
University of South Carolina
University of Southern California
University of Utah
University of Vermont
University of Virginia
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin
University of Wyoming
United States Air Force Academy
United States Merchant Marine Academy
United States Military Academy
United States Naval Academy
Washington University-Saint Louis
West Point Military Academy
West Virginia University
Western State College
Worcester Polytechnic Institute