Academy Of The Sacred Heart

The Academy of the Sacred Heart was founded in 1851 and is Michigan`s oldest independent school.
It is a Catholic, college-preparatory school for girls (infant-Grade 12) and boys (infant-Grade 8) of many cultures and faiths.
The Academy is a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools, which includes 25 schools in the U.S.-Canada and affiliation with the Society of the Sacred Heart in 41 countries around the world.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 430 students
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Academy Of The Sacred Heart ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1851

Student Body

Total Students
430 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade
Academy Of The Sacred Heart Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
33%
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
4 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Advanced Art: Portfolio Preparation, Advanced Biology - Life's Mechanisms, Advanced Computer Science Principles, Advanced Graphic Design, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government & Politics (through SophieConnect), AP Computer Science (through SophieConnect), AP Human Geography (through SophieConnect), AP Literature and Composition, AP Macroeconomics (through SophieConnect), AP Microeconomics (through SophieConnect), AP Psychology (through SophieConnect), AP Statistics (through SophieConnect), AP U.S. History, Honors Algebra 2, Honors American Literature, Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry, Honors European History, Honors Geometry, Honors Physics, Honors Precalculus, Honors Seminar : Women's History in the United States (through SophieConnect)
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform requirements vary by division

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies by division. Tuition assistance is available.
% on Financial Aid
32%
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Rose Hacker

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Forensics

Arts and Music Programs:
Eleventh Hour Theatre Company, Performing Arts Academy / HEART Enrichment

School Notes

  • The Academy of the Sacred Heart is a learning community of exceptional difference that develops creative leaders of intellect, soul and character. Our unparalleled educational community spans 25 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada and 41 countries around the world.
  • Rooted in more than 170 years of experience, young women and men educated at the Academy of the Sacred Heart are guided to first-tier colleges and universities of their choice and ultimately become leaders in corporations, communities, families and service-based organizations. We begin with infants and graduate leaders.
  • Small by design and consistent with the mission expressed through theGoals and Criteriaof Sacred Heart education, we focus on each child`s God-given talents and stretch self-discovery and excellence through classical studies and experiential educational opportunities. Our graduates stand out for their self-understanding, confidence, personal commitment to a life of integrity and service, and strong, active faith in God.
  • The Sacred Heart experience changes the world, one child at a time. We are an exceptional community of choice for those families who are looking forthe unique blend of education, faith and preparation for the future that is the Sacred Heart difference.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Academy Of The Sacred Heart?
The acceptance rate of Academy Of The Sacred Heart is 85%, which is lower than the national average of 93%. Academy Of The Sacred Heart's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Michigan with low acceptance rates.
What sports does Academy Of The Sacred Heart offer?
Academy Of The Sacred Heart offers 14 interscholastic sports: Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Figure Skating, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis and Volleyball. Academy Of The Sacred Heart is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Michigan for most sports offered.
What is Academy Of The Sacred Heart's ranking?
Academy Of The Sacred Heart ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Michigan for: Lowest average acceptance rates, Largest student body, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Academy Of The Sacred Heart?
The application deadline for Academy Of The Sacred Heart is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 430 students
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Oakland County, MI is $14,525 for elementary schools and $18,940 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Oakland County, MI is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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