Sacred Heart School

  • Sacred Heart School is an educational ministry of Sacred Heart Parish in Groton, Connecticut.
  • It is a private co-educational school of the Diocese of Norwich for the purpose of providing a quality education based on the teachings and beliefs of the Catholic Church.
  • At Sacred Heart School we provide a robust curriculum that builds upon a foundation established by the 3 Rs to create a well-rounded environment that sets the stage for continued educational achievement.
  • The parents, teachers, staff, and administration of Sacred Heart School work together to educate our children to facilitate their development into moral, productive, and compassionate members of society.
  • In creating a Catholic faith-based environment, we believe it is through each child's unique learning styles and abilities that we come to truly experience the Gospel values.
  • Sacred Heart School exists for the purpose of guiding its students toward Catholic, faith-based values and morals, academic excellence, creative expression, responsible citizenship, and physical development.
  • It provides a steadfast foundation for the continuing growth of each individual, keeping Jesus at the heart of all that is taught.
  • Instruction is authentic in doctrine and contemporary in presentation. Through a nurturing environment, each child is helped to discover his/her talents and to develop self-confidence to the best of his/her God-given abilities.
  • Respect and love for oneself and for others, as well as a sense of social responsibility are lived and learned in Sacred Heart's faith community.
  • Knowledge of God, of life, and of diverse cultures are offered to prepare students to effectively meet the challenges and opportunities of society.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1957

Student Body

Total Students182 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Sacred Heart School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,200

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • North Stonington
    Grades: PK-12 | 85 students
    13.1 miles
    12 Stillman Rd
    North Stonington, CT 06359
    (860)599-5071
    13.1 PK-12
    85
  • New London
    St Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 128 students
    1.6 miles
    25 Squire St
    New London, CT 06320
    (860)442-1720
    1.6 K-8
    128
  • New London
    Grades: PK-6 | 34 students
    2 miles
    660 Ocean Ave
    New London, CT 06320
    (860)443-5589
    2 PK-6
    34
  • Norwich
    St. Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-9 | 118 students
    12.4 miles
    120 Cliff St
    Norwich, CT 06360
    (860)887-4565
    12.4 NS-9
    118
  • Norwich
    Grades: PK-8 | 89 students
    11.7 miles
    35 Wawecus Hill Rd
    Norwich, CT 06360
    (860)887-7830
    11.7 PK-8
    89

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The average private school tuition in Connecticut is $16,527 for elementary schools and $33,495 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Connecticut is 69% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).