Academy Of The Sacred Heart

4521 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115-0701
Tel: (504)891-1943
Grades: NS-12 | 755 students
The Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans, founded in 1867, has continued to serve as a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls, offering instruction from prek through upper school.
Little Hearts, a separate Early Learning Center for one-year-olds,Toddler and Nursery girls, is also affiliated with the school.
The Rosary, as Sacred Heart is affectionately called, is part of an international group of academic institutions directed by the Society of the Sacred Heart, a teaching order founded in France in 1800 by St. Madeleine Sophie Barat.
Schools of the Sacred Heart commit themselves to a personal and active faith in God; a deep respect for intellectual values; a social awareness which impels to action; the building of community as a Christian value and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded 1867

Student Body

Total Students 755 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Academy Of The Sacred Heart Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 11 courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Statistics, APBiology,

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes 13, 950 for PK thru 4th grade 17,350 for 5 thru 8 grades 14, 800 for 9 thru 12 grades
% on Financial Aid
20%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Christy Sevante
Admissions Associate Ashley Zito

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. drama, etc, various choirs drama, etc, various choirs,

School Notes

  • The Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans, founded in 1867, has continued to serve as a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls, offering instruction from pre-kindergarten school through upper school. Little Hearts, a separate Early Learning Center for Toddler and Nursery girls, also affiliated with the school. The Rosary, as Sacred Heart is affectionately called, is part of an international group of academic institutions directed by the Society of the Sacred Heart, a teaching order founded in France in 1800 by St. Madeleine Sophie Barat. Schools of the Sacred Heart commit themselves to a personal and active faith in God; a deep respect for intellectual values; a social awareness which impels to action; the building of community as a Christian value and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.
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The average private school tuition in New Orleans, LA is $8,828 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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