Welcome to Admissions at AHN!

Thank you for your interest in the Academy of the Holy Names. Our admissions process is designed to educate prospective families about the unique advantages of the AHN experience and to assist you in making the best decision for your child’s education.

Although metrics are an important part of the process, we strive to get to know our applicants as individuals with unique characteristics, strengths, and interests. Building a well-rounded and talented student body creates an environment where education does not end when the bell rings. At the Academy of the Holy Names, we work each day to ensure that our students develop through a vibrant and dynamic educational experience.

Thank you for being here! Please explore our website to learn more about the Academy community.


Not quite ready to apply? Submit an inquiry so we can be in touch and provide regular updates about our application process and admissions events.



Create a portal account to complete the application form, upload documents, book a visit, and track your progress via student checklists.



Explore our historic and beautiful 19-acre campus along Bayshore Boulevard. Book a campus tour or join us at an upcoming open house event.

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AHN in Numbers


Total enrollment from Pre-K through 12th grade



Average number of service hours earned by graduating classes



Academy graduates matriculate into colleges


$17 million

earned in scholarships by the Class of 2023


$2 million

annual financial aid budget



Holy Names Alumni Association members



Admissions Events



Meet the Admissions Team

We understand that choosing the right school for your child is an important decision. Our admissions team is here to assist you throughout the process, providing personalized guidance and answering any questions you may have.

Pam Larkins-Doherty '87
Director of Admissions
High School Tours (Grades 9-12)
 813-839-5371 ext. 307
Kareem Escayg
Assistant Director of Admissions
Middle School Tours (Grades 5-8)
 813-839-5371 ext. 375
Amanda Faunce
Admissions Assistant
Lower School Tours (Pre-K to Grade 4)
 813-839-5371 ext. 373


The Academy of the Holy Names admits students of any race, faith, nationality or ethnic origin, and gives to all students rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to all members of the student body. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, faith, nationality or ethnic origin in the administration of educational policies, admission policies or tuition-assistance programs, athletics or other school-administered programs.