Unlocking the god-given potential of every student
At the Academy of the Holy Names, we believe that a well-rounded, Catholic education is the key to discovering a world of endless possibilities.
Our academic programs are designed to empower students to reach their full potential, nurturing their intellectual curiosity, critical thinking skills, and passion for lifelong learning. With a rich tradition of academic excellence spanning over 140 years, we strive to provide an environment where students can thrive academically, socially, and spiritually. Explore the diverse range of educational opportunities we offer, and join us on a journey of knowledge, growth, and achievement. At the Academy, students will experience the joy of learning, the thrill of intellectual discovery, and the satisfaction of making a difference in the world.
Grades Pre-K to 4 (Coed)
At the Academy, we create a nurturing environment where our youngest students develop a love for learning. Our curriculum blends academics with creative exploration to promote the development of foundational skills and a strong moral compass.
grades 5 to 8 (coed)
In the Middle School, we guide students through a transformative period of growth and self-discovery. Our curriculum emphasizes critical thinking, collaborative problem-solving, and character development in preparation for the challenges of high school.
grades 9 to 12 (all-girls)
The High School offers a wide array of college-preparatory courses, advanced placement options, and electives catering to students' individual interests and aspirations. Our faculty promotes a culture of intellectual rigor and encourages students to explore their passions while nurturing their spiritual and ethical development.
Dedicated and Inspiring Faculty
Our faculty members are passionate educators who are committed to providing a supportive yet challenging academic environment. They bring expertise, dedication, and a deep understanding of their respective subjects, creating dynamic and engaging classrooms. Our teachers serve as mentors as they guide students on their educational journey and ignite a love for learning that lasts.
Holistic Approach to Education
At the Academy, we believe in educating the whole person. Alongside our strong academic focus, we offer a range of extracurricular activities, arts programs, and service opportunities that enrich students' educational experiences. Our holistic approach ensures that students develop not only intellectually but also socially, emotionally, and spiritually, fostering a well-rounded education that prepares them to make a positive impact in the world.
Explore Our state-of-the-art Academic Facilities
Our state-of-the-art academic facilities provide students with an optimal learning environment. From well-equipped classrooms and science labs to technology-rich spaces and dedicated art studios, our facilities inspire creativity, collaboration, and innovation. Explore our campus to see firsthand how our facilities support and enhance our academic programs.
College Counseling and Preparation
Preparing students for success in college is a key priority at the Academy. Our college counseling team works closely with students and families to provide guidance throughout the college application process. From selecting the right college to preparing for standardized tests, writing personal statements, and exploring scholarship opportunities, we equip our students with the tools they need to make informed decisions about their future.
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. The Academy of the Holy Names is a member of the following associations: National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools (ACCIS), National Association of College Admission Counselors(NACAC), Southern Association of College Admissions Counselors (SACAC), and the College Board.