Sacred Heart High School

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Sacred Heart High School
  • Sacred Heart High School is a vibrant, dynamic, co-educational, Catholic community, established in 1922.
  • Its student body reflects the rich ethnic diversity of the city of Waterbury and its surrounding area.
  • We have a proud tradition of empowering our students to reach their spiritual, intellectual and physical potential through our academic, technological, athletic and extra-curricular programs.
  • We foster an atmosphere to produce young adults who value themselves and who are of value to their families and their local and global communities.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1922

Student Body

Total Students354 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Sacred Heart High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses5 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus, English III, English IV, Physics, Post University Management, Post University Marketing, U.S. History, UConn Political Science
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms can be purchased at Dennis Uniform on Wolcott Rd. in Waterbury, CT. Brown or Black shoes, no sneakers or open toe shoes; boys must wear belts. Additional uniform items may be purchased in our school store. )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,000
Tuition NotesEnrollment and Registration Deposits, as well as books are included in our Total Tuition.
% on Financial Aid
75%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,500
Admissions DirectorKathryn Van Stone
Admissions AssociateErin Laferriere

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DivingFootball,
GolfGymnastics,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldWeightlifting,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art Club, International Club, Intramural Sports, JETS - Math Team, National Honor Society, Photography Club, Student Council, Superfans, Yearbook

School Notes

  • Sacred Heart High School is a vibrant, dynamic, co-educational, Catholic community, established in 1922. Its student body reflects the rich ethnic diversity of the city of Waterbury and its surrounding area. We have a proud tradition of empowering our students to reach their spiritual, intellectual and physical potential through our academic, technological, athletic and extra-curricular programs. We foster an atmosphere to produce young adults who value themselves and who are of value to their families and their local and global communities.
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    Hamden, CT 06514
    (203)288-2309
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The average private school tuition in Connecticut is $15,942 for elementary schools and $33,178 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Connecticut is 70% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).