Sacred Heart Elementary School

  • Sacred Heart Elementary School is a parish school serving children from preschool through 8th grade.
  • It is one of the oldest and largest Catholic schools in Pittsburgh.
  • As a Catholic school, our primary purpose is to form students in the values of Jesus Christ and the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Catholic schools are distinctive religious education institutions operated as programs of the Catholic Church; they are not private schools but are administered and supported by the sponsoring parish(es) and the diocese.
  • Attending a Catholic school is a privilege, not a right. While academic excellence and involvement in extracurricular activities, e.
  • g.  sports, clubs, etc., are important, fidelity to the Catholic identity of the school is the fundamental priority.
  • We have the responsibility to make certain that Catholic values and moral integrity permeate every facet of our school's program.
  • In all questions involving faith, morals, faith teaching, and Catholic law, the final determination rests with the diocesan bishop.
  • In full partnership with you and your family, we are committed to uphold the principles which underlie our presence in the community as a Catholic school.
  • The administration, faculty, and staff of Sacred Heart Elementary School believe that the primary purpose of Catholic education is the formation of the intellect with the sound foundation in the Catholic faith.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students422 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Sacred Heart Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size42 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease call school office to inquire of find information on school website: sacredheartpgh.org

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Cooking Class, Yoga Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Tennis Lessons

School Notes

  • Sacred Heart Elementary School is a parish school serving children from preschool through 8th grade. It is one of the oldest and largest Catholic schools in Pittsburgh. As a Catholic school, our primary purpose is to form students in the values of Jesus Christ and the teachings of the Catholic Church. Catholic schools are distinctive religious education institutions operated as programs of the Catholic Church; they are not private schools but are administered and supported by the sponsoring parish(es) and the diocese. Attending a Catholic school is a privilege, not a right. While academic excellence and involvement in extracurricular activities, e. g. sports, clubs, etc., are important, fidelity to the Catholic identity of the school is the fundamental priority. We have the responsibility to make certain that Catholic values and moral integrity permeate every facet of our school's program. In all questions involving faith, morals, faith teaching, and Catholic law, the final determination rests with the diocesan bishop. In full partnership with you and your family, we are committed to uphold the principles which underlie our presence in the community as a Catholic school. The administration, faculty, and staff of Sacred Heart Elementary School believe that the primary purpose of Catholic education is the formation of the intellect with the sound foundation in the Catholic faith.
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    (412) 624-8020
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    149
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    25.7 miles
    115 Pine Street
    Zelienople, PA 16063
    (724) 452-9731
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