Most Sacred Heart Jesus School

  • With a Most Sacred Heart of Jesus School education your child will be prepared to meet the challenges of life and to respond to the needs of the present and future community.
  • We, at the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus School Community, in cooperation with the parents, who are the primary educators, endeavor to recognize the full human potential of each child.
  • By developing his/her spiritual, moral, intellectual, emotional, physical and social needs, we strive to prepare each child to meet the challenges of life and to respond to the needs of the present and future community.
  • Our purpose, religiously, is to create an atmosphere where the teachings of Christ Jesus are integrated into the daily lives and activities of our school children.
  • Each day is filled with the wonders of learning in the context of Faith.
  • Through religious education, we assist students in coming to know Jesus in a personal way and in developing a loving relationship with Him.
  • The outgrowth of this relationship is love, peace, and hope within the individual student and the school community.
  • Our academic program is intended to create a life-long love of learning and a quest for excellence.
  • Our main thrust is to give each child a strong foundation, ranging from mastering basic skills to applying independent higher level thinking skills and problem solving, on which to build future academic achievement.
  • Students at Most Sacred Heart of Jesus School are taught respect for self and others, honesty, and trustworthiness.

Top Placements

Most Sacred Heart Jesus School places among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students244 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Most Sacred Heart Jesus School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Show me:
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Elmwood Park
    St Leo Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 278 students
    3.3 miles
    300 Market St
    Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
    (201) 796-5156
    3.3 PK-8
  • Fair Lawn
    St Anne School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 233 students
    4.8 miles
    1-30 Summit Ave
    Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
    (201) 796-3353
    4.8 PK-8
  • Palisades Park
    Notre Dame Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 386 students
    6.3 miles
    312 1st St
    Palisades Park, NJ 07650
    (201) 947-5262
    6.3 PK-8

School Reviews

Endorse Most Sacred Heart Jesus School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
As the COVID-19 virus spreads throughout the United States, we look at steps schools and parents can take to protect themselves from this highly contagious virus.
Raising children involves constant attention to their development and progress. Identifying learning disabilities must be part of your plan.
This article aims to show you where to look for information about school reopening protocols, school reopening communications, schools that have closed, and schools with COVID-19 cases, among other COVID-19 related issues.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:
Please briefly describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in New Jersey is $9,552 for elementary schools and $18,653 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Jersey is 79% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).