Leaders. Thinkers. Grounded in faith.


​HFCA has been ​​nationally recognized ​twice ​as a Catholic School for Tomorrow for Innovation in Curriculum and Instruction. A clear tribute to our amazing faculty. Read more.


Our 10:1 student-teacher ratio, 21st century thinking curriculum and focus on STEM prepare students for their future, not our past.

Grounded in faith

We believe our distinctly Catholic environment provides the setting for service to others, spiritual growth, and moral decision making. Read more.

HFCA-Inverness-Inquiry-basedInquiry-Based Learning

Learners in Kindergarten through Grade 8 are involved in active learning that focuses on questioning, critical thinking and problem solving. It takes learning beyond memorization of facts to develop higher order skills of analyzing, evaluating and creating. Learn more


Holy Family Catholic Academy Receives Monsanto Fund Grant for Outdoor Classroom

Holy Family Catholic Academy just announced that the Inverness school received a $7,500 Monsanto Fund grant for their Outdoor Classroom. Employees from Climate Corporation Chicago recommended Holy Family Catholic Academy to receive the grant from the Monsanto Fund’s 2016 site grant initiative. Funds from the grant will be used to expand science and technology learning via Holy Family Catholic Academy’s innovative outdoor classroom. Read more.

Congrats to HFCA Award Recipients in the Annual Catholic Campaign for Human Development Multimedia Art Contest.

In an award ceremony held downtown on April 22, CCHD presented seventh grade students, Izabella Filip second place and the team of Erica Halstead and Isabella Zepeda third place in the 7th-9th grade category of CCHD’s annual contest. The contest asked students to use multimedia tools to create a product that raises awareness of poverty in our area and explain what CCHD does to support those in need. Click here to view Izabella’s video entitled, “Types of People.” Erica and Isabella are pictured with their submission, “Poverty Cycle In Pictures.” Click here to read the article that appeared in the online edition of Triblocal.

Congrats to our Math Teams!

chi-ugc-ugc-relatedphoto-hfca-continues-to-excel-at-carmel-high-school-2016-03-14For the fourth consecutive year, Holy Family Catholic Academy brought home multiple trophies from Carmel High School’s Middle School Math Contest. Carmel, a college prep Catholic high school in Mundelein, annually invites 18 area public and Catholic middle schools to participate in a morning-long event with 170 students competing for team and individual trophies.
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Holy Family Catholic Academy Accepted as a Candidate for IB World School Primary Years Programme

We are please to announce that HFCA is the first school in the Archdiocese of Chicago to be accepted as a candidate* by the International Baccalaureate Organization’s (IB) Primary Years Programme. HFCA is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. We share a common philosophy with IB schools–a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that HFCA believes is important for our students. Click here to read our press release.

*Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

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Awarded Best Musical Performance — 2015 Palatine Hometown Fest 4th of July Parade–Thank you to Lauren, Nicole (HFCA ’13) Kay (HFCA’13), and Allison​

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