Sacred Heart School

55 Basilica Drive
Hanover, PA 17331-0173
Tel: (717)632-8715
Grades: K-8 | 231 students
Inspired by Christ’s words, "I came that they may have life and have it to the full," we dedicate our apostolate of education to the education of others and of ourselves. We believe that every facet of life is important-Spiritual, Physical, Intellectual, and Emotional. We believe that every child is unique and valuable because his/her life comes from God. We believe that one of the purposes of life is to improve the quality of life for all people everywhere. We believe that if we have helped a child to become more human, more able to believe in the ultimate value of life, more hopeful, then we have prepared him/her for life.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 231 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Sacred Heart School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 26 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $2,525
Tuition Notes $2525 (in parish rate: applies to any family registered at a parish in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg)


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, VolleyballBasketballCheering,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Student Council, Yearbook, Youth Choir Yearbook, Youth Choir, Student Council,

School Notes:

What can you expect at Sacred Heart?

  • …Daily religious instruction highlighted by regular celebration of the Holy Mass and instruction by seminarians from Mt. St. Mary’s College.
  • …Appropriate class sizes allowing for more individual instruction.
  • …Experienced, dedicated, fully certified faculty & staff.
  • …Modern computer lab highlighting a school-wide emphasis on  technology in daily assignments
  • …Advanced high school level Algebra class at Delone Catholic High School for qualified 8th Grade students.
  • …Tuition Assistance and Educational Scholarships available.
  • …Affordable lunch menu
  • …School uniform 
  • …Bus transportation to and from all local  school districts.

Profile last updated: 09/01/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Delone Catholic High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Annunciation Bvm School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Magic Years Child Care And Lrn (3.4 miles away)
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    Grades: KG-8 | 288 students
    1.3 miles
    316 North St
    Mc Sherrystown, PA 17344
  • Mc Sherrystown
    Grades: 9-12 | 458 students
    1.5 miles
    140 South Oxford Avenue
    Mc Sherrystown, PA 17344
  • Hanover
    Grades: K-9 | 105 students
    2.4 miles
    224 3rd St
    Hanover, PA 17331
  • New Oxford
    Grades: 4-9 | 18 students
    3.3 miles
    29 Center Sq
    New Oxford, PA 17350
  • Hanover
    Grades: PK-K | 20 students
    3.4 miles
    500 Boundary Ave
    Hanover, PA 17331

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