Academy of the Holy Names (Florida)

The Academy of the Holy Names in Tampa, Florida, is a Catholic, coeducational elementary school and a college preparatory high school for young women, sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. It is the oldest Catholic school on Florida's West Coast and the second oldest high school in the state.[3]

Academy of the Holy Names
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3319 Bayshore Boulevard

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United States
Coordinates27°54′53″N 82°29′37″W / 27.91472°N 82.49361°W / 27.91472; -82.49361Coordinates: 27°54′53″N 82°29′37″W / 27.91472°N 82.49361°W / 27.91472; -82.49361
Motto"Esse Quam Videri"
(To be, rather than to seem.)
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
EstablishedJuly 17, 1881
FounderSisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary
PresidentKevin Whitney
PrincipalBridgid Fishman (ES)
Jeane McNamara (HS)
GradesPK to 12
GenderCo-ed (PK-8)
Girls (9-12)
Enrollment976 (2022-2023)
Campus size19 acres (77,000 m2)
Color(s)Navy Blue and Gold   
Team nameJaguars
AccreditationCognia, Florida Council of Independent Schools, Florida Catholic Conference, Florida Kindergarten Council
PublicationAccord (school magazine)[1]

Notable former studentsEdit


  1. ^ "Accord Magazine - Academy of the Holy Names". Retrieved April 7, 2020.
  2. ^ "Achona – School newspaper of Academy of the Holy Names, Tampa". Retrieved April 7, 2020.
  3. ^ "Mission and Vision - Academy of the Holy Names". Retrieved April 7, 2020.
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