Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School (OLSH) is a Catholic college preparatory school, educating and transforming young men and women in grades 9-12 in the Felician Franciscan tradition. Students at OLSH are well-prepared to find success in post-secondary studies, and alumni are leaders in a vast range of professions.
OLSH's family atmosphere fosters personal growth and its students are enriched with challenging courses, unique electives and activities, and comprehensive athletics and arts programs.
OLSH educates and transforms each student with a wide range of academic, extracurricular, and athletic opportunities.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 295 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,850
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School places among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1932

Student Body

Total Students
295 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
74%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
14 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics I, AP Studio Art, AP US Government & Politics, AP US History, AP World History, Honors French IV (for college credit), Honors Spanish IV (for college credit), Statistics
Average SAT score
1155
Average ACT score
26
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniforms; ties for boys)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Fee: $500
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$4,600
Admissions Director
Jessica Sellman '02
Admissions Associate
Kelly Pontiere

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Campus Ministry, Character Alliance, Charger Allies, Chess Club, Forensics (Speech & Debate), Junior Achievement, Model UN, National Honor Society, Opera Club, Pro-Life Club, SADD, Stem Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Tree Huggers Environmental Awareness

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Band, Chorus, Christmas Play, Dance Team, Drama Club (Theatre Thursdays), Fall Play, Pep Band, Show Choir, Spring Musical

School Reviews

5  
I am currently an OLSH senior. OLSH has given me the opportunity to strengthen my relationship with God, succeed in academics, try new things, and so much more. I have been given given the tools to succeed in life and attend prestigious camps. OLSH is not only a welcoming environment, but also promotes growth of individuals. I believe OLSH has prepared me for the challenges I will face as I continue my education in the future.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 295 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,850
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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