Holy Cross Academy is a private Catholic college-preparatory school, and is located in Kensington, Md. It is approved by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and the Maryland State Department of Education. In addition to classrooms, the academy s learning space includes science labs, art studios, preparation spaces, dark room, greenhouse, kiln room, and 400-seat theater and rehearsal rooms. It also offers sports activities, such as tennis, cross country, field hockey, volleyball, soccer, softball, golf and track. Its guidance office offers assistance with course selection, academic advising, career exploration, standardized testing, college counseling, brief personal counseling and referrals. It has various clubs, such as art, book, French, golf and math.