Sacred Heart School

1248 Nelson Avenue,
Bronx, NY, 10452-0104
Tel: (718)293-4288
Sacred Heart shares the commitment of all Catholic schools to "the development of the whole person." Its primary mission is to make sure each child has learning experiences that instill positive attitudes and provide the knowledge and skills necessary for their intellectual, emotional, spiritual and physical development.
Sacred Heart is determined to create an academically challenging environment that encourages students be excellent, to be respectful of others, and to be responsible members of the community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Programs Supported Can accommodate IEP students depending on services required

Student Body

Total Students 462 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Sacred Heart School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $4,450
Tuition Notes Tuition includes all fees (fundraising, book, technology) and is paid in 10 installments from August to May

School Notes:

  • Sacred Heart School has been a part of the Highbridge community since opening its doors in 1926. By integrating traditional values with an ever-improving academic curriculum, Sacred Heart has educated generations of Highbridge children. For 87 years, we have proven our ability to produce hardworking students primed for academic and professional achievement.Inside our Nelson Avenue school, children learn and mature in a safe environment.

    Each day from 8 am to 4 pm, students receive an academically sound, values-based education taught by our committed faculty. Sacred Heart takes pride in its faculty’s efforts to engage the intellect and imagination of every student. Through our faculty’s commitment to holistic growth, students develop social, academic and creative skills.

    At Sacred Heart School, students’ learning is supported through a variety of educational resources. We have a fully equipped science lab, a computer lab with over 30 computers and SMARTBoards in every classroom. Additionally, Sacred Heart works with the New York Philharmonic and Dancing Classrooms to promote student creativity. Before and after-school programs include chess, theater, dance, Science Club and art.

    For over 87 years, Sacred Heart has demonstrated its dedication to the children and families of Highbridge. From halls to horizons, the promise we see in our graduating students each year gives us tremendous hope for their future and the future of our world. 
  • Profile last updated: 04/11/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is All Hallows High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bronx Manhattan Sda School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Incarnation School (0.8 miles away)
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  • Bronx Bronx Manhattan Sda School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1440 Plimpton Ave
    Bronx , NY , 10452
    (718)588-7598
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    0.4  mi  |  194  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Bronx
    Christ The King Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1345 Grand Concourse
    Bronx , NY , 10452
    (718)538-5959
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.5  mi  |  484  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Bronx
    All Hallows High School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    111 E 164th St
    Bronx , NY , 10452
    (718)293-4545
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  663  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Bronx
    Eden Christian Academy
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1509 Morris Ave
    Bronx , NY , 10457
    (718)684-2962
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.8  mi  |  25  students  |  Gr.  K
  • New York Incarnation School
    (Roman Catholic)
    570 W 175th Street
    New York , NY , 10033
    (212)795-1030
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.8  mi  |  530  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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