Sacred Heart Model School

Sacred Heart Model School, a member of Sacred Heart Schools on the Ursuline Campus, is a Catholic private co-educational school, Kindergarten through Grade Eight.
Faithful to the mission of the Ursuline Sisters, Sacred Heart Model School educates the whole person in a nurturing Christ-centered environment.
We are dedicated to providing for the spiritual, intellectual, moral, aesthetic, social and physical development of each student.
Every child is unique and possesses certain skills and abilities.
By differentiating instruction, the SHMS staff educates and challenges our students in a way that supports their maximum growth, development and personal success.

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Top Rankings

Sacred Heart Model School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for:


School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2018

Student Body

Total Students
359 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 11%
Students by Grade
Sacred Heart Model School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Girls: navy jumpers, skirts & sweater vests. Boys: navy/khaki pants & navy sweater vest.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Admissions Director
Anne Blim

School Notes

  • Sacred Heart Model School is a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.
  • The Model School continues to offer the very latest teaching practices and is proud of the way its faculty members share their professional and personal gifts with their students.
  • SHMS is dedicated to nurturing enlightened scholars, responsible citizens and involved community leaders of high character.
  • Small class size, service commitments from K-8, a full array of arts taught by professionals, and extensive foreign language studies (four days/week lower level; five days/week middle school) offer Model School students enrichment and growth opportunities unique to our school.
  • We are proud of our hallmarks of excellence in academic rigor, leadership development, faith formation, service outreach and arts exploration.
  • We just opened our brand new elementary gymnasium! Our full-time athletic director's goal is to "put each athlete in a position that gives him or her the opportunity to be successful!"
  • We welcome everyone to visit us and see why Sacred Heart Model School has been the Model of Excellence since 1924.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Sacred Heart Model School cost?
Sacred Heart Model School's tuition is approximately $9,750 for private students.
What is Sacred Heart Model School's ranking?
Sacred Heart Model School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Sacred Heart Model School?
The application deadline for Sacred Heart Model School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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April 05, 2024 (Friday)

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The average private school tuition in Louisville, KY is $10,019 for elementary schools and $11,194 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Louisville, KY is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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