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Overview: Academic, Spiritual & Leadership

Holy Spirit High School is a Catholic college preparatory secondary school within the Diocese of Camden.

Academic Overview

The academic program consists of most core courses offered on five ability levels: advanced placement, honors, advanced, college preparatory, and a limited number of general level courses for the non-college bound student. Additional electives are offered in art, business, and music (chorus and instrumental). A Special Needs program which is operated by the Diocese of Camden is located at Holy Spirit and is available for students who require special education.
The school operates on an eight period day with 40 minute classes that meet every day. The school year is divided into two semesters. Midterms and final exams are administered to all grade levels.

Spiritual Overview

The School Chaplain, Father Logan Nilsen who also serves as Director of Catholic Identity, develops spiritual and liturgical programs for the students and staff, as well as oversees the development of service projects throughout the school community.
The Bishop of Camden, Bishop Dennis Sullivan, bears responsibility for the proper teaching of the Catholic faith, the proper celebration of the sacraments, and the overall Catholic identity of the institution.

Administration & Board of Trustees:

Thomas Farren, Sr., Ed.D., Principal of HSHS is the chief administrative officer of Holy Spirit High School. The school is under the limited governance of an independent Board of Trustees.