Buffalo Academy Of The Sacred Heart

  • The Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart is a community committed to providing young women with a comprehensive, balanced and challenging Catholic education rooted in the core values of the Franciscan tradition.
  • We are committed to graduating young women with the intellectual preparedness, spiritual grounding, a deep commitment to service, and the leadership skills necessary to have a positive impact on the world.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Coalition of Girls
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1877

Student Body

Total Students400 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 28%
Students by GradeBuffalo Academy Of The Sacred Heart Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses12 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus, Chemistry, College French I and II, College Spanish I and II, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Government, Physics, Statistics, United States History, World History,
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Gray skirt, polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,300
Admissions DirectorMary Ganey Cochrane

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBadminton, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBadmintonBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
Field HockeyGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SailingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Amnesty International, Book Club, Cooking for a Cause, Diversity Club, Drama & Musical productions, Environmental Club, Filmmaking Club, Flash Mob Club, Life Skills, Literary Magazine & Student Newspaper, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Puzzle Club, Respect Life Club, Ski Club, Writers' Club, Yoga Clu
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