Sacred Heart School

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  • 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.

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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!
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Reading
    Grades: PK-8 | 439 students
    3.8 miles
    3125 Kutztown Rd
    Reading, PA 19605
    (610) 929-4124
    3.8 PK-8
    439
  • 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: NS-8 | 308 students
    1.5 miles
    233 Spring St
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610) 375-1882
    1.5 NS-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

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