Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory

Tel: (415)775-6626
Grades: 9 - 12 | 1270 students
Inspired by the Daughters of Charity and the De La Salle Christian Brothers, in partnership with families, Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory’s mission is to provide the finest education in an inclusive Catholic community of faith.
We prepare our students to become service-oriented leaders with a commitment to living the Gospel.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes

Student Body

Total Students 1270 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 70%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 105 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses English English 5 & 6 AP Language; English 7 & 8 AP Literature Languages Other Than English French 7 & 8 AP; Japanese 7 & 8 AP; Spanish 7 & 8 AP; Mandarin 7 & 8 AP Mathematics Calculus 1 & 2 AP (AB); Calculus 3 & 4 AP (BC) Statistics 1 & 2 AP Science Biol  
Average ACT score 23
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants and polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $17,500
Tuition Notes In order to keep tuition affordable and fund key aspects of SHC curriculum, we additionally count on a yearly parent pledge for each child who attends SHC. For more information, please read more about our Parent Pledge Program.
Admissions Director Tim Burke '70
Admissions Associate Erica Pfeiffer


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter TrackWrestling,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 10/07/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Discovery Center School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori House Of Children (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori House Of Children (0.1 miles away)
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