Sacred Heart Academy

Founded in 1877, Sacred Heart Academy is a Catholic, Ursuline, college preparatory, all-girls high school committed to the core values of reverence, service, leadership and community. Sacred Heart offers an educational experience unmatched in Louisville: International Baccalaureate global curriculum and accountability
College-level courses, including IB, AP and DC  Formal leadership development for all students through the Jean Frazier Leadership Institute
Faith formation grounded in the Ursuline heritage, service outreach, and retreat opportunities
Holistic student support from academic advisors and student wellness team
Nationally ranked athletics  Full-scale visual and performing arts programs with travel opportunities  Commitment to student life and building community

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 735 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,975
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Sacred Heart Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Yes
Year Founded
1877
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1998

Student Body

Total Students
735 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 11%
Students by Grade
Sacred Heart Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
73 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
45 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average ACT score
26
(Out of 36)
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions Director
Nicole Burke
Admissions Associate
Stephanie Williams

Sports

School Notes

  • Sacred Heart Schools, a Catholic community, rooted in the Ursuline tradition, inspires diverse learners to become globally-minded, compassionate leaders.
  • Sacred Heart Academy's vision is to be an internationally recognized Catholic school that inspires students, empowers faculty and transforms the world.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Sacred Heart Academy cost?
Sacred Heart Academy's tuition is approximately $15,975 for private students.
What schools are Sacred Heart Academy often compared to?
Sacred Heart Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Assumption High School by visitors of our site.
What sports does Sacred Heart Academy offer?
Sacred Heart Academy offers 17 interscholastic sports: Archery, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball. Sacred Heart Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for most sports offered.
What is Sacred Heart Academy's ranking?
Sacred Heart Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for: Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Sacred Heart Academy?
The application deadline for Sacred Heart Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Sacred Heart Academy located?
Sacred Heart Academy is located in the Crescent Hill neighborhood of Louisville, KY. There are 2 other private schools located in Crescent Hill.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 735 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,975
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Louisville, KY is $10,019 for elementary schools and $11,194 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Louisville, KY is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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