Who Are We?
St. Agnes Academy is a co-educational Catholic elementary school, serving students from grades PreK-3 to 8th grade.
Accredited by the Florida Catholic Conference, the school is operated under the auspices of St. Agnes Parish and the Archdiocese of Miami.
The school has seen tremendous growth since its inception, and has a long tradition of providing quality Catholic education to the children of our parish. Today, St. Agnes Academy has a student body of approximately 500 children.
The faculty and staff at St. Agnes offer instructional approaches that foster and nurture the whole child, and help each child experience the true JOY of Christian discipleship.
St. Agnes employs or contracts teachers who hold baccalaureate or higher degrees and who are professionally certified or in the certification process.
In 1973, the Pastor of St. Agnes, Monsignor James Nelan, responded to the needs of the parish families by admitting a small group of seventh graders to what would become St. Agnes Academy. Miss Irene Maliga was the principal; classes were held that first year in the rear of the church.
The original school building, which currently houses PK3, was added for the 1974-75 academic year. Miss Maliga presented diplomas to the first graduates in June, 1975.
With the completion of a new building for the 1991-1992 academic year, St. Agnes Academy continued its growth and its tradition of providing a quality Catholic education to the children of our parish.
Under the leadership of Fr. José L. Hernando, we reached yet another important goal in 1996 as we began that year in a new building complete with a large library and computer lab, four new classrooms and administrative offices.