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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 433 students
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Sacred Heart Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1873

Student Body

Total Students
433 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Sacred Heart Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
23 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Please call school office to inquire of find information on school website: sacredheartpgh.org

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Christian Leadership, Math 24 Club, Student Council, Yoga Lessons

Arts and Music Programs:
Guitar, Piano Lessons, Ukulele Lessons, Voice

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Sacred Heart Elementary School offer?
Sacred Heart Elementary School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is Sacred Heart Elementary School's ranking?
Sacred Heart Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Sacred Heart Elementary School?
The application deadline for Sacred Heart Elementary School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 433 students
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Pittsburgh, PA is $12,998 for elementary schools and $20,489 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Pittsburgh, PA is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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