Sacred Heart Greenwich

1177 King Street
Greenwich, CT 06831-0683
Tel: (203)532-3534
Grades: NS-12 | 731 students
Founded in 1848, Sacred Heart Greenwich is part of the international network of Sacred Heart schools. Sacred Heart Greenwich is an independent college preparatory day school for 731 girls in kindergarten through grade 12 with a coed early childhood program.
The School is on a beautiful 118-acre campus in Greenwich, Connecticut and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
The School offers a rigorous academic program, combined with a community service requirement and a well-rounded focus that includes the arts and athletics to encourage students to become global leaders. 
World languages are emphaiszed, beginning in early childhood with Chinese, French and Spanish, expanding in the upper grades to include Arabic and Latin. 
An international exchange program enables students to travel during the school year to other Sacred Heart schools in Australia, Austria, France, England, Ireland, Latin America, Spain and Taiwan.
Online courses are available in the Upper School through Sacred Heart's affiliatoin with the National Online School for Girls and SophieConnect, a project of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.
Science and science research are a major focus beginning in the earliest grades, leading to opportunities to enroll in the three-year Science Research Program in Upper School.  
The beautiful campus includes outstanding modern facilities.  In fall 2015, the 36,500 sq. ft. Atheltic Center opened with six regulation squash courts, three gyms, dance/yoga studio, and training facilities. These are in addition to outdoor soccer, field hockey, lacrosse and softball fields, tennis courts, track and field, and cross country trails. There is an indoor pool for diving and swimming competition.  The school's academics are enhanced by state-of-the-art facilities, including science labs, a library/media with an  extensive print and online collection, the David Bloom Broadcast Journalist Studio, an outdoor observatory, maker space, theater, art rooms, and computer labs. The latest in technology is integrated at all grade levels and grades 5-12 have their own individual laptops for classroom work, research, and homework assignments.    

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
State or regional independent school association
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded 1848

Student Body

Total Students 731 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Sacred Heart Greenwich  Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 94 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 13 students
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform requirements vary from Lower to Upper School.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1
Tuition Notes Tuition varies depending on grade. Please view tuitions per grade at in the Admission section.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $26,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Catherine Cullinane
Admissions Associate Brigitte Cooper


Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCrew,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingField Hockey,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. "King Street Chronicle" newspaper, "Voices" world language art & literary magazine, Arabic Club, Bell Choir, Big Sisters, Breast Cancer Awareness club, Broadcast Journalism, Chinese Club, Communiyt Service club, Habitat for Humanity club, Model United Nations, Perspectives literary magazine, Red Cross Club, Spanish club, Speech and Debate Team, The Madrigals, Yearbook Arabic Club, Bell Choir, Big Sisters, Chinese Club, Red Cross Club, Spanish club, The Madrigals, Yearbook, "King Street Chronicle" newspaper,
"Voices" world language art & literary magazine,
Breast Cancer Awareness club,
Broadcast Journalism,
Communiyt Service club,
Habitat for Humanity club,
Model United Nations,
Perspectives literary magazine,
Speech and Debate Team,

School Notes

  • Overlooking Long Island Sound, the campus offers:
  • Teaching 21st-century skills 
  • International exchange program 
  • Modern classrooms with latest in technology
  • Laptop computer program for Middle and Upper Schools; ipads and computer center for early childhood and Lower School students
  • Science labs
  • Maker Space
  • Library/Media Center
  • Outdoor observatory
  • Synthetic turf fields, tennis courts, cross country course, and grassy fields
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • New 35,600-sq.-ft athletic center
  • Broadcast journalism program with state-of-art facility
  • Dance/Yoga studio
  • Performing Arts Center 
  • Beautiful cottage for Barat Center for Early Childhood Education
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5.0 Stars   10/01/16
Our daughter is recieving an exceptional education at Sacred Heart Greenwich. The level of attention and dedication to each individual student from faculty and administrators is excellent. We could not be happier with our experience and can not imagine her developing her academics and character anywhere else.
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