Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

440 St. Katherine Dr.,
La Canada Flintridge, CA, 91011-0910
Tel: (626)685-8333
Grades: 9 - 12 | 385 students
An integrated life of study, prayer, service, and community, predicated on the motto of Veritas – truth – constitutes the pillars of Dominican life, and the foundation of Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy.
In the spirit of Saint Dominic and Mother Maria Pia Backes, foundress of the Mission San Jose Dominican Sisters, FSHA was established in 1931 for the education of young women.
FSHA shares in the 800-year heritage of the Dominican Order of Preachers, which is embedded in Catholic faith.
A Catholic, Dominican vision of education commits FSHA to educating the whole person in an educational setting that allows adolescent girls to flourish into young women who are well-prepared for college and beyond.
To this end, FSHA strives to partner with parents in the formation of their daughters.
FSHA recognizes the interdependence of physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, social and environmental health, and their benefits for learning.
Thus, FSHA offers a rigorous college preparatory curriculum, outstanding visual and performing arts, an excellent athletic program, a dynamic campus ministry and service program, unique leadership opportunities in clubs, athletics and co-curricular opportunities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1931

Student Body

Total Students 385 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 59%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 27 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Advanced English I, Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, French Language, Honors Chemistry, Honors English II, Honors French III, Honors Latin III, Honors Physics, Honors Spanish III, Latin: Vergil, Music Theory, Psychology, Spanish Language, Studio Art: 2-D Design, Studio Art: Drawing, United States Government and Politics, United States History  
Average SAT score 1731
Average ACT score 26
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Red jacket and plaid skirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 12 / Feb. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost $21,995
% on Financial Aid 25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $8,500
Acceptance Rate 57%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Luana Castellano
Admissions Associate Catherine O'Brien

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Cross Country, Diving, Equestrian, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water PoloCross CountryDiving,
EquestrianGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Water Polo

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 29 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. ASB, Academic Decathlon, Ambassadors, Amnesty International, Animal Club, Art Club, Autism Club, Black Student Union, Boarding Student Council, Book Club, Business Club, C'est la Vie (French Club), California Scholarship Federation, Campus Ministry, Christian Action Movement, Dance Company, Feminist Action Movement, La Vanguardia (Spanish Club), Mu Alpha Theta (Math Club), Multi-Cultural Club, National Honor Society, National Junior Classical League (Latin Club), Science & Environmental Club, Speech & Debate Team, Students Against Destructive Decisions, Survivors Club, Theatre Club, Varsity Club, Young Writers' Society ASB, Ambassadors, Animal Club, Art Club, Autism Club, Book Club, Business Club, Dance Company, Survivors Club, Theatre Club, Varsity Club, Academic Decathlon,
Amnesty International,
Black Student Union,
Boarding Student Council,
C'est la Vie (French Club),
California Scholarship Federation,
Campus Ministry,
Christian Action Movement,
Feminist Action Movement,
La Vanguardia (Spanish Club),
Mu Alpha Theta (Math Club),
Multi-Cultural Club,
National Honor Society,
National Junior Classical League (Latin Club),
Science & Environmental Club,
Speech & Debate Team,
Students Against Destructive Decisions,
Young Writers' Society,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 06/10/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Hillside School & Learning Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crestview Preparatory School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Harambee Preparatory School (1.8 miles away)
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  • La Canada Flintridge The Hillside School & Learning Center
    Special Program Emphasis
    4331 Oak Grove Drive
    La Canada Flintridge , CA , 91011
    (818)790-3044
    Special Program Emphasis
    0.9  mi  |  40  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • La Canada Flintridge
    Crestview Preparatory School
    140 Foothill Blvd
    La Canada Flintridge , CA , 91011
    (818)952-0925
    1.1  mi  |  197  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • La Canada Flintridge
    St. Francis High School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    200 Foothill Blvd
    La Canada Flintridge , CA , 91011
    (818)790-0325
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1.1  mi  |  600  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • La Canada Flintridge
    St Bede The Venerable Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    4524 Crown Ave
    La Canada Flintridge , CA , 91011
    (818)790-7884
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.2  mi  |  262  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • La Canada Flintridge
    Flintridge Preparatory School
    4543 Crown Ave
    La Canada Flintridge , CA , 91011
    (818)790-1178
    1.2  mi  |  507  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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