The Academy of the Holy Names is a Catholic, independent, co-educational elementary school and a college preparatory high school for young women, sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary.
Our mission is
to develop the spiritual, academic, personal, and physical growth of each student within an atmosphere of care and concern;
to provide quality educational opportunities for students of diverse ethnic, economic and religious backgrounds;
to encourage each student to realize his/her full potential as an intelligent, cultural, spiritual and socially aware individual.
Private Schools in Florida are regulated by the Florida
Department of Education. There are currently 1,668 Private Schools located in Florida, with a total enrollment of 396,790 students, according to the Private School Universe Survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Education.
Under Florida Statute 1002.42, Private Schools in Florida must register with the Florida Department of Education, complete an annual survey each year, and keep attendance records.
Every owner of a Private School in Florida must submit fingerprints to the appropriate law enforcement agency for a criminal background check.
If a Private School in Florida is no longer operating, it is required to transfer all attendance records to the school district where it is located.