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
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
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


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

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is De La Salle High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Georges Episcopal School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Georges Episcopal School (0.4 miles away)
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  • New Orleans
    Grades: PK-8 | 371 students
    0.4 miles
    923 Napoleon Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70115
  • New Orleans
    Grades: PK-8 | 194 students
    0.4 miles
    1027 Napoleon Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70115
  • New Orleans
    The Chartwell Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 12 students
    0.4 miles
    4239 Camp St
    New Orleans, LA 70115
  • New Orleans
    De La Salle High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 8-12 | 449 students
    0.5 miles
    5300 Saint Charles Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70115
  • New Orleans
    Grades: K-6 | 108 students
    0.5 miles
    821 General Pershing St
    New Orleans, LA 70115

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