Sacred Heart School

previous
next
Sacred Heart School Photo #1
  • Sacred Heart School has been a vibrant part of the fabric of the Catholic Church in Berks County since 1919.
  • Serving culturally diverse students from kindergarten through eighth grade, Sacred Heart School offers small classes in which students can grow spiritually, academically and socially in a Catholic environment.

Top Placements

Sacred Heart School places among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild learning differences
Year Founded1919

Student Body

Total Students154 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Sacred Heart School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
33%
Average Class Size17 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesSee website for tuition information www.sacredheartreading.com/new_student_admissions
% on Financial Aid
9%
Average Financial Aid Grant$500
Admissions DirectorBeth Gasperack

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field, WrestlingBasketballCross Country,
FootballLacrosse,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Altar Servers, Declamation, Math Club, Math Counts, Mini Vinnies Service Club, Mission Club, Science Explorers, Science Fair, Spelling Bee, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
CYO Sports

School Notes

  • Sacred Heart School's experienced and highly talented professional faculty and staff strive to create an atmosphere in which students can develop their unique and individual talents and strengths.  Sacred Heart students traditionally exceed both state and national averages on standardized tests and a large number of our graduates place into Honors classes in high school.  
  • In the past 5 years, 70% of Sacred Heart Alumni graduated from Berks Catholic High School with a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA, 40% with a 3.5 or higher GPA and 100% were admitted to a 4 year college or university. 
  • Berks Catholic Class of 2015 and 2016  Valedictorian were Sacred Heart School Class  graduates!

Profile last updated:

Show me:
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Reading
    Grades: NS-9 | 414 students
    3.8 miles
    3125 Kutztown Rd
    Reading, PA 19605
    (610)929-4124
    3.8 NS-9
    414
  • Reading
    La Salle Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 332 students
    3 miles
    440 Holland Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    (610)777-7392
    3 PK-8
    332
  • Reading
    St Margaret School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 308 students
    1.5 miles
    233 Spring St
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610)375-1882
    1.5 PK-8
    308
  • Birdsboro
    Grades: PK-12 | 178 students
    7.8 miles
    926 Philadelphia Ter
    Birdsboro, PA 19508
    (610)582-1000
    7.8 PK-12
    178
  • Reading
    Grades: NS | 95 students
    2.3 miles
    2521 River Road
    Reading, PA 19605
    (610)921-3130
    2.3 NS
    95

School Reviews

Endorse Sacred Heart School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
Contract cheating is more common than most of us realize. Finding somebody online to write essays or term papers is fairly easy to do. The way we parents counter immoral behavior like this is to discuss it frequently with our children.
As you begin to evaluate schools, keep these five basic questions in mind.
The Cristo Rey Network of schools currently comprises some 26 schools in 17 states and the District of Columbia. Truth is they are just getting started.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average acceptance rate in Reading, PA is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).