To Be, Rather Than to Seem

At a Glance

To Be, Rather Than to Seem

Founded in 1881, the Academy of the Holy Names is a Catholic school for boys and girls in pre-kindergarten through 8th grade and an all-girls high school. We are sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. The Academy is located on 19 acres fronting scenic Bayshore Boulevard, close to downtown Tampa and with easy access to major highways serving the suburban communities of the Tampa Bay area.

 

Our Mission
The Academy of the Holy Names empowers students to be authentic individuals who engage in independent thought, are inspired by creativity, and lead culturally aware, spiritually rich lives.

970

total enrollment

 

 

 

19,974

hours served by the
Class of 2021

 

30%

students of color

 

100%

students accepted to college


$13.5 million

college scholarships offered
to the Class of 2021

 

22

AP courses

147

faculty and staff members


52%

faculty with advanced degrees


$1.9 million

annual financial aid budget

35

athletic teams

 

38

fine arts courses

6,000+

alumni

9

annual mission trips

 

The Academy of the Holy names is accredited by cognia, the Florida Council of Independent Schools, the Florida Catholic Conference and the Florida Kindergarten Council.