Sacred Heart School

40 E Main St,
Rockaway, NJ, 07866-0786
     Tel: (973)627-7689
Grades: PK - 8 | 162 students
Sacred Heart School, founded and sponsored by Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish of Rockaway, New Jersey is a part of the Paterson Diocese School System and an AdvancED accredited Elementary School.
Its purpose is to provide quality education by gifted and certified teachers where Catholic doctrine is taught and where Christian community is fostered.
We provide an extraordinary education in a dynamic learning environment that is engaging, encouraging and collaborative.
Serving students from Early Childhood through Grade 8, we create confident achievers well prepared for continued growth in the classroom and beyond.
Our mission is to provide academic excellence, sound instruction by gifted and certified teachers, and a choice of activities which permits your children to explore their talents and interests.
Sacred Heart School provides dedicated, qualified and credentialed teachers, a broad curriculum built on a foundation of basic skills, a wide selection of “extras” from the arts and athletics to technology and science with individual attention to each of our children.
Our goal is to instill in our students a deep love of God, country and neighbor.
To nurture their spirits as well as their minds and to create a supportive community built on love and faith.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1965

Student Body

Total Students 162 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Sacred Heart School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 27%
Average Class Size 19 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School Uniforms)
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Morris Catholic High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Cecilia Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Cecilia Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • RockawaySt. Cecilia Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    87 Halsey Avenue
    RockawayNJ07866
    (973)627-6003
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.4 mi | 224 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • RockawayBridges To Learning
    Daycare / Preschool
    176 Us Highway 46
    RockawayNJ07866
    (973)230-0448
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.5 mi | 20 students | Gr. K                      
  • RockawayKiddie Academy Of Rockaway
    Daycare / Preschool
    295 Route 46 West
    RockawayNJ07866
    (973)586-7775
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.8 mi | 37 students | Gr. NS-K                      
  • RockawayLittle Learner Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    25 Green Pond Rd Ste 2
    RockawayNJ07866
    (973)983-0600
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.1 mi | 44 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • DenvilleMorris Catholic High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    200 Morris Ave
    DenvilleNJ07834
    (973)627-6674
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.2 mi | 413 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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