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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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1924
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2018

Student Body

Total Students364 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 8%
Students by GradeSacred Heart Model School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Girls: navy jumpers, skirts & sweater vests. Boys: navy/khaki pants & navy sweater vest.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,750
Admissions DirectorAnne 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.
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  • Louisville
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    2.3 miles
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    7.1 miles
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    Louisville, KY 40299
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  • Louisville
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  • Louisville
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