Sacred Heart School

1095 Gage Street
Winnetka, IL 60093-0600
     Tel: (847)446-0005
Grades: NS - 8 | 259 students
Students are educated in an intimate environment, averaging 17 students per classroom.
They receive the benefits of age-specific education methodologies, while thriving in the school community that spans a wide range of ages.
Excellent academics are reflected in student achievement.
Standardized testing scores are consistantly above the national norms.
Many of our students continue to excel in high school and attain advanced placement classes and honor roll status.
The highly-qualified faculty combines many years of teaching experience, and Sister Kathleen Donnelly, O.P., principal and Sacred Heart School graduate, creates an atmosphere of warmth, vision and academic excellence.
Sacred Heart School students plan and attend weekly masses and holiday prayer and reconciliation services, as well as daily religion classes.
An emphasis on service is reflected in the many service projects initiated and completed by students in recent years.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia/Language-based/Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1902

Student Body

Total Students 259 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 2%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Sacred Heart School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 64%
Average Class Size 15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,300
Tuition Notes $600 family registration fee $250 gr. 1-3 technology fee $300 gr. 4-8 technology fee
% on Financial Aid 5%
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Sr. Kathleen Donnelly
Admissions Associate Ms Annie Danstrom

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Annual School Play (grades 5-8), Dance, Cooking, Chess, Science, Pottery, Taekwon-Do, Student Council Annual School Play (grades 5-8),
Dance, Cooking, Chess, Science, Pottery, Taekwon-Do,
Student Council,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North Shore Country Day School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Shore Country Day School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is North Shore Country Day School (1.5 miles away)
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  • WinnetkaNorth Shore Country Day School
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    WinnetkaIL 60093
    (847)446-0031
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1 year ago
I recommend this school to anyone who is Catholic, and to parents who are looking for a well developed school with good education. There are lots of nice teachers and friends. Thanks!
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