Sacred Heart Academy

47 Cathedral Ave
Hempstead, NY 11550-0115
     Tel: (516)483-7383
   
Grades: 9 - 12 | 896 students
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Sacred Heart Academy, a Catholic college preparatory school, is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood to educate young women.
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Rooted in the mission of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, we are committed to bringing about union and reconciliation by awakening in our community an awareness of the unconditional love God has for all people.
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We strive through the highest academic standards to prepare and graduate Christian leaders who are mindful of the call to work for peace and justice in the world.
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As a community, we educate both the heart and the mind of our students through the values of hospitality, excellence, accountability, respect, reverence, truthfulness, and trust.
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Because Sacred Heart Academy is dedicated to carrying on the mission of Jesus, we respond to God's love calling us to be Christian disciples earnestly searching for truth.
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Sacred Heart Academy empowers our students to discover a deep self-awareness and to develop their gifts and talents to the fullest.
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We challenge our students to reach their potential: intellectually, spiritually, and socially.
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The rigorous academic program and broad range of extra-curricular activities offer students the opportunity to demonstrate excellence and leadership, community awareness and service.
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We seek to accomplish this in a supportive and safe environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 896 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 14%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Sacred Heart Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Crescent School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crescent School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Epiphany Little Stars Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • HempsteadEpiphany Little Stars Academy
    Daycare / Preschool  (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    35 Fulton Avenue
    HempsteadNY 11550
    (516)486-3463
    Daycare / Preschool  (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    0.2 mi | 25 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • HempsteadCrescent School
      (Islamic)
    130 Front St
    HempsteadNY 11550
    (516)292-1787
      (Islamic)
    0.3 mi | 223 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • West HempsteadSt. Thomas The Apolstle School
      (Roman Catholic)
    12 Westminster Rd
    West HempsteadNY 11552
    (516)481-9310
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.5 mi | 437 students | Gr. K-9                      
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    LevittownNY 11756
    (516)520-0301
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    0.6 mi | 42 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • West HempsteadHanc - Middle & High School
      (Jewish)
    240 Hempstead Avenue
    West HempsteadNY 11552
    (516)565-5640
      (Jewish)
    0.8 mi | 1011 students | Gr. PK-12                      

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1 year ago
Excellent school with high expectations of the women that attend there! Community minded and a superior college preparatory education! I would highly recommend this school!
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