Academy of the Holy Angels

Academy of the Holy Angels was established by the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1879 in New Jersey. The school was originally located in Fort Lee, New Jersey, but was moved to a 24-acre campus in Demarest, New Jersey, in 1965.


Solid Gold - AHA Dancers Win World Title, Olympic Medal

The Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, New Jersey, is now the home of the World Champions of Junior Hip-Hop! The week of April 23, the Angels earned an Olympic gold medal at the International Cheer Union World Championships, which drew 57 teams from 30 countries to Orlando, Florida.

AHA Junior Hosts Prom Dress Drive

Prom is a rite of passage for many high school students, but a super-chic dress may be out of reach for some girls. That’s why Academy of the Holy Angels junior Lily Cossio decided to host a Prom Dress Drive. 

A Story of Survival

Human trafficking survivor Theresa Flores shared her chilling story at the Academy of the Holy Angels Upper School on February 7. Her program included important  details about how traffickers find victims and how students can protect themselves, recognize signs of trafficking, and take action to halt this second most prevalent crime in America.

News from AHA- Week of November 6th 2023

Keep up with news from Notre Dame Prep! This week news on Operation Smile, Angels showing excellence in sports and and Jacqueline Garcia bringing water wells to women in Burkina Faso.

Sister Catherine Green Kindness Award 2023

For the first time, students from AHA Middle School received the Academy’s Sister Catherine Green Kindness Award alongside students from AHA Upper School. Students who receive this award continue the abiding kindness for which S. Catherine Green, SSND, was known.

AHA Music Mentors Get Ringing Endorsement

First-year handbell ringers from the Academy of the Holy Angels Middle School are receiving expert tips and hands-on assistance from experienced eighth graders. The sixth graders clearly enjoy getting one-to-one assistance from the older Angels as they learn to play the bells and chimes.

Academy of the Holy Angels' 143rd Graduating Class

The Academy of the Holy Angels’ Class of 2023 engaged in a joyful celebration of individual and collective accomplishments and enduring friendships at the June 2 graduation exercises. The school community, family, and friends gathered to witness the 143rd Commencement and Baccalaureate Mass, which were held at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark.