Duchesne Academy Of The Sacred Heart
5.00 (4 reviews)
Duchesne Academy Of The Sacred Heart Photo #2 - As an all-girls' school, Duchesne Academy provides an unparalleled opportunity for girls to learn, grow, become leaders, and achieve their dreams.
Duchesne Academy Of The Sacred Heart Photo #3 - Duchesne's 1:1 laptop program provides each student with a laptop beginning in the 5th grade.
Duchesne Academy Of The Sacred Heart Photo #4 - Our campus features top-rated facilities including two libraries and a dining hall that is certified as a green restaurant.
Duchesne Academy Of The Sacred Heart Photo #5 - Duchesne offers more than $1 million in tuition assistance each year.
Duchesne Academy Of The Sacred Heart Photo #6 - Duchesne has approximately 700 students who hail from more than 80 different ZIP codes throughout the Houston area.
Duchesne Academy Of The Sacred Heart Photo #7 - The emphasis on STEM education begins in Lower School and continues through Upper School.
Duchesne Academy Of The Sacred Heart Photo #8 - As a college-prep school, 100% of our graduates go on to attend college. Last year, our graduates earned nearly $3.5 million in scholarship offers.
Duchesne Academy Of The Sacred Heart Photo #9 - Our innovative classrooms offer flexible seating to provide collaborative learning environments.
- Duchesne Academy is a Catholic, independent, and college-prep school for girls age 3 through grade 12.
- It is a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools and is committed to educating students to a personal and active faith in God, a deep respect for intellectual values, a social awareness which impels to action, the building of community as a Christian value, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.
Duchesne Academy Of The Sacred Heart places among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:
- Category Attribute
- SAT Score Highest average SAT score
- Advanced Degrees Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees
- AP Courses Most AP courses offered
- Sports offered Most sports offered
- School History Oldest founding date
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Coalition of Girls|
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS)
Texas Catholic Conference Education Department
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Summer Program Details||Link to Summer Program Details|
|Student Body Type||All-girls|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 39%
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||93 teachers|
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Number of AP Courses||23 courses|
|Advanced Courses||Advanced Algebra II, Advanced British Literature, Advanced Chemistry, Advanced Choir, Advanced French II, Advanced French III, Advanced French IV, Advanced Geometry, Advanced Information Technology, Advanced Physics, Advanced Pre-Calculus, Advanced Spanish II, Advanced Spanish III, Advanced Spanish IV, Advanced Studio Art, AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government, AP Computer Science A (sophieconnect.org), AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French Language and Culture, AP Macroeconomics, AP Physics I, AP Psychology (sophieconnect.org), AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art: 2-D Design, AP Studio Art: 3-D Design, AP Studio Art: Drawing, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP U.S. History, Microeconomics (sophieconnect.org),|
|Average SAT score||1330|
|Average ACT score||27|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 15 / rolling|
|Admissions Director||Tony Houle|
|Admissions Associate||Alex Ratterree|
|Total Sports Offered||11 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketball, Cheering,|
Cross Country, Field Hockey,
Tennis, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||8 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Campus Ministry, Model UN, National Honor Society, Robotics, Speech and Debate, Student Government
Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Theater Production
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Houston Grades: 9-12 | 921 students
9000 Bellaire Blvd
Houston, TX 77036
(713)219-5400 6.1 9-12
- Dallas Grades: PK-12 | 1085 students
11600 Welch Road
Dallas, TX 75229
(214)363-6311 230.2 PK-12
I have a lower school student and she loves going to school every day! The school treats every child with respect and my daughter feels so confident and comfortable at Duchense. Mrs. Montalbano is an amazing principal. She loves the kids and is always available to parents. She know each of the children personally and works the carpool line on many mornings where she greets the children with a huge smile. Academically it is challenging but they make it so fun that the girls don't feel like it is overwhelming! I would highly recommend Duchesne!!!!
- Posted by Parent - eqcam
As a seventh grader attending Middle School in Duchesne Academy, I must say that my experience is far better than any other school that I have ever attended. Coming to Duchesne as a fifth grader, it was clearly evident that Duchesne values academics above all. Being the best student among my peers in my old schools without breaking a sweat, I did not understand the importance of school and I did not care. However, coming to this school made me realize my long term goals and the importance of education. The learning environment is challenging enough for any student. Though Duchesne is Catholic-based, they will welcome any other religion with open arms. Because of Duchesne, I was able to participate in Duke TIP, and it was a truly amazing experience. Their sports are also fun and competitive, and the Fine Arts were amazing as well. All in all, as long as you don't care about your social status, you will surely have as great of an experience as I had in Duchesne.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - sylvi
Amazing school is really intellectually stimulating
- Posted by Parent - prybh
Superior education both academically and in personal development. Quality Fine Arts program includes outstanding music, art, and theater programs; strong emphasis on development of relationships - solid, award-winning athletics'' offerings; highly recommend.
- Posted by Teacher - miche
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