Holy Names Academy, founded in 1880 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, is an independent Catholic school for young women in grades 9–12, with an enrollment of 712. For 138 years, the passionate, inspiring teachers and staff of Holy Names Academy have successfully prepared young women of diverse ethnic, economic, and religious backgrounds for lives of leadership and loving service.
- The school has been named one of “Washington’s Best Workplaces” by the Puget Sound Business Journal four times and the 1st-place winner among nonprofit companies in “Washington’s 100 Best Companies To Work For” by Seattle Business magazine.
- The U.S. Department of Education has honored Holy Names Academy four times as a Blue Ribbon School.
- Academy students are sought by the nation’s most selective colleges and universities. 90.5% of the Class of 2018 received entrance honors and academic scholarships valued at $28.75 million. More than 10,000 young women have graduated from Holy Names Academy, and today its alumnae serve their communities around the world, professionally and personally.