Academy of the Holy Names (Florida)

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Academy of the Holy Names
Academy of the Holy Names
To be, rather than to seem.
Address
3319 Bayshore Boulevard
Tampa, Florida, (Hillsborough County) 33629
United States
Coordinates 27°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
Information
Type Private
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established July 17, 1881
Founder Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary
President Arthur Raimo
Principal Bridgid Fishman (ES)
Stephanie Nitchals (HS)
Grades PK to 12
Gender Co-ed (PK-8)
Girls (9-12)
Number of students 920
Student to teacher ratio 15:1
Campus size 19 acres (77,000 m2)
Color(s) Navy and Gold         
Mascot Jaguar
Team name Jaguars
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Florida Council of Independent Schools, Florida Catholic Conference, Florida Kindergarten Council
Publication Excursions (student literary magazine)[1] and Accord (school magazine)[2]
Newspaper Achona[3]
Yearbook Echoes
Director of Admissions Pam Doherty ('87)
Athletic Director Kevin Vargas
Assistant Athletic Director Chris Severini
Website

The Academy of the Holy Names in Tampa, Florida is an independent, 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.[4]

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