Academy Of The Sacred Heart

4521 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115-0701
     Tel: (504)891-1943
        
   
Grades: NS - 12 | 806 students
The Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans, founded in 1887, 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.

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 1887

Student Body

Total Students 806 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Academy Of The Sacred Heart Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Statistics, APBiology, 

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes 13, 650 for PK thru 4th grade 14, 650 for 5 thru 8 grades 14, 800 for 9 thru 12 grades
Admissions Director Christy Sevante
Admissions Associate Eryn Melancon

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,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Greenie House (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Stephen Catholic School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Stephen Catholic School (0.4 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New OrleansSt Stephen Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1027 Napoleon Ave
    New OrleansLA 70115
    (504)891-1927
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.4 mi | 194 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • New OrleansThe Chartwell Center
    Special Education School
    4239 Camp St
    New OrleansLA 70115
    (504)899-2478
    Special Education School
    0.4 mi | 12 students | Gr. PK                      
  • New OrleansSt Georges Episcopal School
      (Episcopal)
    923 Napoleon Ave
    New OrleansLA 70115
    (504)891-5509
      (Episcopal)
    0.4 mi | 371 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • New OrleansGreenie House
    1819 Dufossat St
    New OrleansLA 70115
    0.5 mi | 920 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • New OrleansDe La Salle High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    5300 Saint Charles Ave
    New OrleansLA 70115
    (504)895-5717
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.5 mi | 449 students | Gr. 8-12                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?          Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Interviewing the Over-prepared Teacher Applicant
Interviewing the Over-prepared Teacher Applicant
Some applicants can fool you when they interview. Here is some advice on how to prevent that while at the same time keeping the interview process simple and efficient.
Facebook Page Essentials
Small private schools often feel that they cannot afford to market their schools. Facebook is free. Here is how to use it effectively.
Attributes Which Make Military Schools Special
What are the attributes which make 21st century military schools so special? We find out in this article.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in New Orleans, LA is $7,951 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Orleans, LA is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).