Sacred Heart of Jesus School

Steeped in Catholic tradition, Sacred Heart of Jesus School is a diverse community dedicated to educating the mind, body and spirit.
Sacred Heart is a community of faith, which shares in the teaching mission of Christ as proclaimed by the Catholic Church. Its primary purpose is to create an environment permeated with the Gospel spirit of love and freedom.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked LA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 256 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,740
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Sacred Heart of Jesus School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Louisiana for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia and/or Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1929

Student Body

Total Students
256 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Sacred Heart of Jesus School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
35%
Average Class Size
19 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
School Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Discounts to tuition apply for Catholic students, both in and out of parish.
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Lisa Arnett
Admissions Associate
Michael Miller

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Beta Club, Board Game Club, Book Club, Design Club, Girl Scouts, Knitting Club, Math Club, Quiz Bowl, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Parish Choir, School Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Biddy Basketball, Biddy Soccer

School Notes

OUR MISSION
  • Steeped in Catholic tradition, Sacred Heart of Jesus School is a diverse community dedicated to educating the mind, body and spirit.
OUR PHILOSOPHY
  • Sacred Heart is a community of faith, which shares in the teaching mission of Christ as proclaimed by the Catholic Church. Its primary purpose is to create an environment permeated with the Gospel spirit of love and freedom
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Sacred Heart of Jesus School cost?
Sacred Heart of Jesus School's tuition is approximately $6,740 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Sacred Heart of Jesus School?
The acceptance rate of Sacred Heart of Jesus School is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 88%.
What sports does Sacred Heart of Jesus School offer?
Sacred Heart of Jesus School offers 7 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is Sacred Heart of Jesus School's ranking?
Sacred Heart of Jesus School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Louisiana for: Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Sacred Heart of Jesus School?
The application deadline for Sacred Heart of Jesus School is Feb. 1.
What neighborhood is Sacred Heart of Jesus School located?
Sacred Heart of Jesus School is located in the Mid City North neighborhood of Baton Rouge, LA. There are 3 other private schools located in Mid City North.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked LA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 256 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,740
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Baton Rouge, LA is $10,268 for elementary schools and $13,643 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Baton Rouge, LA is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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