Convent Of The Sacred Heart

1177 King Street
Greenwich, CT 06831-0683
     Tel: (203)532-3534
Grades: 9 - 12 | 285 students
Founded in 1848, Convent of the Sacred Heart is part of the international network of Sacred Heart schools.
Convent of the Sacred Heart, Greenwich is an independent college preparatory day school for 770 girls in grades preschool through grade 12.
The School is located on a beautiful 110-acre campus in Greenwich, Connecticut and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
The School offers a rigorous academic program, combined with a community service requirement and a well-rounded focus that includes the arts and athletics.
World languages are emphaiszed, beginning in the elementary grades, with Chinese in Kindergarten.
Arabic is offered in the Upper School.  An international exchange program is offered as part of the curriculum.    

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1848

Student Body

Total Students 285 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 23%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Convent Of The Sacred Heart Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 126 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 13 students
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform requirements vary from Lower to Upper School.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1
Tuition Notes Tuition varies depending on grade. Please view tuitions per grade at in the Admission section.
% on Financial Aid 18%
Acceptance Rate 45%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Catherine Cullinane
Admissions Associate Magee King


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCrew,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingField Hockey,

School Notes:

  • Overlooking Long Island Sound, the campus offers:
  • Teaching 21st-century skills 
  • International exchange program 
  • Modern classrooms
  • Science labs
  • Observatory
  • Synthetic turf fields
  • Swimming pool and gymnasium
  • Broadcast journalism program with state-of-art facility
  • Dance studio
  • State-of-the-art theater
  • Beautiful cottage for preschool & preindergarten

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Keio Academy Of New York (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Purchase Children's Center Inc (2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Greenwich Catholic School (3.6 miles away)
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