Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School

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  • 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1932

Student Body

Total Students313 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeOur Lady of the Sacred Heart High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
68%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses7 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAdvanced Biology, Advanced Chemistry, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature & Composition, AP Physics I, AP Spanish, AP World History, Honors French IV (for college credit), Honors Spanish IV (for college credit), SCHOLAR World Literature,
Average SAT score1132
Average ACT score25
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms; ties for boys)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,850
Tuition NotesFee: $500
% on Financial Aid
40%
Admissions DirectorJessica Sellman '02
Admissions AssociateKelly Pontiere

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Character Alliance, Forensics (Speech & Debate), National Honor Society, SADD, Student Ambassadors, Student Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Chorus, Christmas Play, Fall Play, Pep Band, Show Choir, Spring Musical
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