Sacred Heart School

1095 Gage Street
Winnetka, IL 60093-0600
Tel: (847)446-0005
Grades: NS-8 | 222 students
Students are educated in an intimate environment, averaging 15 students per classroom.
They receive the benefits of age-specific education methodologies, while thriving in the school community that spans a wide range of ages.
Excellent academics are reflected in student achievement.
Standardized testing scores are consistantly above the national norms.
Many of our students continue to excel in high school and attain advanced placement classes and honor roll status.
The highly-qualified faculty combines many years of teaching experience, and along with Ms. Kristen Fink, new SH Principal, they create an atmosphere of warmth, vision and academic excellence.
Sacred Heart School students plan and attend weekly masses and holiday prayer and reconciliation services, as well as daily religion classes.
An emphasis on service is reflected in the many service projects initiated and completed by students in recent years.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia/Language-based/Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1902

Student Body

Total Students 222 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Sacred Heart School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Apr. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,300
Tuition Notes $600 family registration fee $250 gr. 1-3 technology fee $300 gr. 4-8 technology fee
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ms. Kristen Fink
Admissions Associate Ms Annie Danstrom


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Annual School Play (grades 5-8), Dance, Cooking, Chess, Science, Pottery, Taekwon-Do, Student Council Annual School Play (grades 5-8),
Dance, Cooking, Chess, Science, Pottery, Taekwon-Do,
Student Council,

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is North Shore Country Day School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Shore Country Day School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is North Shore Country Day School (1.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Winnetka
    Grades: PK-12 | 523 students
    1.5 miles
    310 Green Bay Rd
    Winnetka, IL 60093
  • Winnetka
    Grades: PK-8 | 325 students
    1.6 miles
    180 Ridge Ave
    Winnetka, IL 60093
  • Northfield
    Hyde Park Day School Northfield
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-8 | 59 students
    1.9 miles
    1980 Old Willow Rd
    Northfield, IL 60093
  • Wilmette
    Arlyn Day School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 5-12 | 29 students
    2.2 miles
    3013 Illinois Rd
    Wilmette, IL 60091
  • Wilmette
    Grades: PK-K | 125 students
    2.6 miles
    2031 Elmwood Ave
    Wilmette, IL 60091

School Reviews

This is an amazing school and community! My children are well educated, have made really good, lifelong friends, and the new Principal is amazing. I've been very impressed with the academics and what my children are learning, but even MORE impressed with WHO they are becoming as faith-filled responsible citizens. By the time they graduate, they'll be more than ready for high school and beyond. If you want a excellent education in a safe, friendly community, this is the place.
- Posted by Parent, 02/24/16
I recommend this school to anyone who is Catholic, and to parents who are looking for a well developed school with good education. There are lots of nice teachers and friends. Thanks!
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 02/14/13

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The average private school tuition in Cook County, IL is $7,115 for elementary schools and $12,531 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cook County, IL is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).