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We realize selecting a school for your child is a very important decision. We invite you to find out as much as you can about Holy Family Academy and welcome you to take advantage of the following opportunities to learn more about our award winning school.

Schedule a tour:

Families are always welcome to come to our school for a tour to get a better feel for our facility and how our students live our mission and vision. Please contact Deb Atkins to schedule a personal tour at 847-907-3461 
or click here to submit a request.

We also invite you to meet directly with Principal Kate O’Brien. Mrs. O’Brien always makes time in her busy day for a personal and confidential meeting with interested families. To schedule an appointment contact her at 847-907-3452 or

Join us for one of our Parent Information Sessions or Open House.
HFCA hosts grade specific Parent Information Sessions to share how our "thinking curriculum" builds on prior knowledge and becomes increasing challenging. All current and prospective parents and friends are invited to learn more about our award winning Academy, and what you can expect in the next step of your child's education.

The following meetings will be held for the 2019-2020 school year:
  • Preschool Coffee--Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 9AM
  • HFCA's Kindergarten Difference--Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 6PM and Friday, January 18, 2019 at 9AM
  • First Grade Coffee--Tuesday, January 22 at 9AM
  • Second Grade Coffee--Thursday, January 17 at 9AM
  • Third Grade Coffee--Monday, February 4 at 9AM
  • Fourth Grade Coffee--Tuesday, February 5 at 9AM
  • Fifth Grade Coffee--Thursday, February 21 at 9AM
  • What to Expect in Middle School--Monday, March 18 at 6PM in the multitorium.
Holy Family Catholic Academy hosts an all school Open House as part of our Catholic Schools Week celebration. The next Open House will be on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 10AM. Please come and meet our teachers and visit our classrooms.

New Family Applications for 2019-2020 academic year:

Applications for all grades (2-year-old preschool through grade 8) will be accepted beginning on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 9AM. Applications are date and time stamped upon receipt. HFCA makes every attempt to place new students on rosters.
Schedule a Shadow Day for your student.

Prospective elementary and middle school students are welcome to join us for a day in their current class level. This is an opportunity to experience Holy Family Academy as a student and interact with teachers and fellow students. To schedule a shadow day, please contact Deb Atkins at 847-907-3461 or


Holy Family Academy believes that the cost of tuition should not deter any family from choosing Catholic education. Click here to learn more about our tuition assistance program.

Tuition at Holy Family Catholic Academy is cost-based. Fees charged include a non-refundable registration fee and an annual technology fee. The technology fee is used to provide HFCA students with access to hardware, software and training that best support our 21st century curriculum. There are no additional fees charged (e.g. Book fees, foreign language fees, etc.), no mandatory fundraising fees or mandatory contributions to the parish. Parishioners are eligible for tuition assistance on a needs basis.