Our Community

Holy Names Academy students come from
86 ZIP Codes and 114 middle schools
from the Greater Seattle area.
  • Click Here to See Current Middle Schools (114):

    ASA Mercer Middle School
    Assumption-St Bridget School
    Bear Creek School
    Billings Middle School
    Bright Water School
    Broadview Thomson School
    Bush School
    Carden Country School
    Cascade K-8 School
    Catharine Blaine School
    Chinook Middle School
    Christ the King
    Eastside Catholic Middle School
    Eastside Christian School
    Eckstein Middle School
    Edmonds Heights K-12
    Environmental and Adventure School
    Evergreen School
    Explorer Middle School
    Explorer West Middle School
    Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
    French American School of Puget Sound
    Hamilton International Middle School
    Hamlin Robinson School
    Hazel Wolf K-8 School
    Highland Middle School
    Holy Family School - Auburn
    Holy Family School - Kirkland
    Holy Family School - Seattle
    Holy Rosary School - Edmonds
    Holy Rosary School - Seattle
    Hope Lutheran School
    Hyla Middle School
    Ingraham High School
    International School, Bellevue
    Islander Middle School

    Issaquah Middle School
    Jane Addams K-8 School
    Kellogg Middle School
    Kamiakin Junior High School
    Kellogg Middle School
    Kings Junior High
    Kirkland Middle School
    Lake Washington Girls Middle School
    Leota Junor High School
    Madison Middle School
    Mattson Middle School
    Maywood Middle School
    McClure Middle School
    McKnight Middle School
    McMurray Middle School
    Meadowdale Middle School
    Meany Middle School
    Northshore Christian Academy
    Northwest School
    Orca K-8 School
    Our Lady of Fatima School
    Our Lady of Guadalupe School
    Our Lady of the Lake School
    Our Lady Star of the Sea School
    Overlake School
    Pacific Middle School
    Pathfinder K-8 School
    Queen of Angels School
    Rainier Prep
    Redmond Middle School
    Renton Christian School
    Robert Eagle Staff Middle School
    Sacred Heart School
    Salmon Bay K-8 School
    Seattle Christian School
    Seattle Country Day School
    Seattle Girls' School
    Seattle Waldorf School
    Soundview School

    South Shore K-8 School
    St Alphonsus School
    St Anne School
    St Anthony School
    St Benedict School
    St Bernadette School
    St Brendan School
    St Catherine School
    St Cecilia School
    St Edward School
    St Francis of Assisi School
    St George School
    St John School
    St Joseph School - Issaquah
    St Joseph School - Seattle
    St Louise School
    St Luke School
    St Madeleine Sophie School
    St Mark School
    St Mary Magdalen School
    St Matthew School
    St Monica School
    St Paul School
    St Philomena School
    St Pius X School
    St Therese Catholic Academy
    St Thomas More School
    Sylvester Middle School
    TOPS K-8
    Twin Falls Middle School
    University Prep
    Villa Academy
    Washington Middle School
    Westside School
    Whitman Middle School
    Willows Prep
    Woodinville Montessori School
    Woodward Middle School

Equity & Inclusion Virtual Speaker Series

We are once again pleased to partner with several other independent schools in the Greater Seattle area to offer the Equity and Inclusion Virtual Speaker Series, designed to provide our communities an opportunity to connect, learn, and engage in topics around equity, inclusion, and antiracist education and action. The series will include five nationally-known speakers.


LeDerick Horne
Thursday, March 9, 2023 | 6:00-7:15 p.m.
Disability, Race & Identity

LeDerick Horne, poet, activist, author, Black, and neurodiverse. While these are just some of his identities, LeDerick had to navigate being labeled and separated from the classroom, and placed in special education classes. Join us as LeDerick talks about disability and race, power, and self-advocacy.

Reception for Families of Students of Color

August 25, 2022, at 6:30pm, HNA Parlors

Thank you so much to the families who attended the Reception for Families of Students of Color on August 25, 2022! It was a pleasure to connect with these new and returning HNA families and to hear from the student speakers who shared their experiences at HNA. Photos from the event are below. 

Holy Names Academy's DEIJ Plan

Holy Names Academy presents this Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice Plan in keeping with the mission of the school and the values of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Its purpose is to acknowledge the centrality of these elements in the school’s historical roots, current context, and future goals.

Our Programs


Pictured are the Multicultural Student Union Officers for the 2022-2023 school year. They spoke at the Reception for Families of Students of Color on  August 25, 2022.

  • Women of Color comprise 39.3% of our student population.
  • We are committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in the curriculum and student experience. Our courses and classrooms are spaces where students learn about diverse voices and perspectives through literature, speaker workshops, assemblies, and field trips.
  • The student-led Multicultural Student Union (MSU) encourages students of all backgrounds to participate in discussions and activities to learn about cultural experiences, diversity, and ways to promote racial justice. MSU Affinity Groups include includes Black Student Union, Latina Student Union, Middle Eastern Student Union, Multiracial Student Union, and Asian/Pacific Islander Affinity Group.
  • Faculty & Staff Diversity Committee meets monthly to discuss topics pertaining to diversity and collaborate on best practices.
  • Special Events & Programming: Reception for Families of Students of Color, Assemblies, Speakers, Peace & Justice Day, Field Trips

REligious Diversity

We welcome students of all faith backgrounds to Holy Names Academy.
  • Starting their 9th-grade year, students learn about Catholicism and other religions and cultures around the world. the importance of acceptance and discourse within this context. 
  • Community service is an important part of HNA's mission and is a required component of our curriculum.
  • Each year, students discuss the myriad of social justice issues facing our society and choose one that they would like to address in their Social Justice Committee. Using design thinking, they brainstorm possible solutions and then implement projects that will help address this issue in their local community.  Topics have included homelessness, racial justice, women’s rights, environmental justice, and human trafficking. 
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Socioeconomic Diversity

In the 2021-2022 school year, $2.01 million was available in financial aid and 36.9% of students received financial aid.

  • Student activities, dances, sports registration and uniforms, and textbooks are made available to all students thanks to our student life fund.
  • More than 90 percent of HNA's 139 active endowments and scholarships directly support student financial aid, which in 2018-2019 helped underwrite the educations of 106 students. 
  • The entire HNA community—alumnae, parents, friends of the school—gathers every year to support the Scholarship Endowment Fund at the CHEER! Auction celebration, honoring the historic commitment of the Sisters of the Holy Names to serve young women of diverse economic backgrounds.

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