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 (2021)

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

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

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School History

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
430 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
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
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
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
(Uniform requirements vary by division)

Finances and Admission

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



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

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 the Goals and Criteria of 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 for the unique blend of education, faith and preparation for the future that is the Sacred Heart difference.
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Quick Stats (2021)

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

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The average private school tuition in Oakland County, MI is $11,174 for elementary schools and $13,741 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Oakland County, MI is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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