Sacred Heart Academy
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.
- Top Ranked KY School
- Grades: 9-12
- Students: 842 students
- Yearly Tuition: $15,130
- Average class size: 15 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
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Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1998
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State avg.: 11%
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National avg.: 13:1
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- 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: 08/18/2021
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