To Be, Rather Than to Seem

Application Process

Welcome! We are now accepting applications for the 2023-24 school year.

The Academy of the Holy Names is a Catholic coeducational pre-K, elementary and middle school and a college preparatory high school for young women, sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary.

Admission to the Academy of the Holy Names is based on the school's ability to meet the needs of the applicant and the applicant's potential to benefit from the school's philosophy and rigorous college preparatory program.

Our program best serves students who:

  • Have a solid foundation in academics
  • Are self-disciplined and well organized
  • Value a multicultural community
  • Are kind, respectful, responsible, and contributing citizens
  • Can successfully balance academic challenges with co-curricular activities
  • Are open to spiritual growth and development

Admissions Checklist

If you are interested in pursuing the Academy for your child(ren), please contact Amanda Faunce, Admissions Assistant, at 813-839-5371 ext. 373 for information or to schedule a tour.


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.