Sacred Heart Academy
Tel: (502) 897-6097
As an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, offering both the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme (DP), SHA provides a global education for every student in every classroom.
The IB framework for teaching and learning is research-based, relevant, and real-world.
This globally-focused educational paradigm is centered on the best practices in 21st-century education and promotes service and leadership.
An IB learning community is concept-based and fosters inquiry and experimentation rather than the memorization of facts.
This engagement in critical and creative thinking enables students to make connections to the world outside the walls of the classroom. IB learning involves problem-solving, innovation, collaboration, interdisciplinary study, and academic risk-taking, thus preparing students for college and for life beyond. A Sacred Heart education promotes curiosity and a life-long love of learning.
As an all-girls, IB school with choices for academic concentrations in vocal or visual arts or computer programming, with a robust vocal and theater program, a nationally-ranked athletic program, a formalized leadership certificate program, and a pervasive focus and dedication to the Ursuline core values of community, reverence, service, and leadership, SHA educates and empowers the whole person.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
Other school association(s)
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1998|
|Total Students||842 students|
|Student Body Type||All-girls|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 9%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||81 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||10:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|Number of AP Courses||34 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Average ACT score||26|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$15,130|
|Admissions Director||Nicole Burke|
|Admissions Associate||Kate Loewen|
|Total Sports Offered||17 sports|
|Sports||Archery, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballArchery, Basketball,|
Cross Country, Dance,
Diving, Field Hockey,
Flag Football, Golf,
Tennis, Track and Field,
- 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.
Profile last updated:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Louisville Grades: 9-12 | 521 students
5801 Fegenbush Ln
Louisville, KY 40228
(502) 671-2010 5.8 9-12
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2170 Tyler Ln
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 458-9551 2.2 9-12
- Louisville Grades: 9-12 | 226 students
861 S 4th St
Louisville, KY 40203
(502) 583-5935 4.7 9-12
- Louisville Grades: K-12 | 167 students
5515 Johnsontown Road
Louisville, KY 40272
(502) 937-3516 13.9 K-12
- Covington Grades: 8-12 | 566 students
1699 Hilton Dr
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 292-1846 83.3 8-12
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