Academy Of The Sacred Heart

Tel: (248)646-8900
Grades: PK-12 | 462 students
  • The Academy of the Sacred Heart was founded in 1851 and is Michigan`s oldest independent school.
  • It is a Catholic, college-preparatory school for girls (infant-Grade 12) and boys (infant-Grade 8) of many cultures and faiths.
  • The Academy is a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools, which includes 24 schools in the U.S.-Canada and affiliation with the Society of the Sacred Heart in 41 countries around the world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1851

Student Body

Total Students 462 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Academy Of The Sacred Heart Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average ACT score 24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform requirements vary by division)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies by division. Tuition assistance is available.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kris Sanders
Admissions Associate Catherine Kozak


Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Figure Skating, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballAlpine SkiingBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
Field HockeyFigure Skating,

School Notes

  • The Academy of the Sacred Heart is a learning community of exceptional difference that develops creative leaders of intellect, soul and character. Our unparalleled educational community spans 24 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada and 41 countries around the world.
  • Rooted in more than 160 years of experience, young women and men educated at the Academy of the Sacred Heart are guided to first-tier colleges and universities of their choice and ultimately become leaders in corporations, communities, families and service-based organizations. We begin with infants and graduate leaders.
  • Small by design and consistent with the mission expressed through the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart education, we focus on each child`s God-given talents and stretch self-discovery and excellence through classical studies and experiential educational opportunities. Our graduates stand out for their self-understanding, confidence, personal commitment to a life of integrity and service, and strong, active faith in God.
  • The Sacred Heart experience changes the world, one child at a time. We are an exceptional community of choice for those families who are looking for the unique blend of education, faith and preparation for the future that is the Sacred Heart difference.
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The average private school tuition in Oakland County, MI is $8,346 for elementary schools and $11,991 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Oakland County, MI is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).