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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 154 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild learning differences
Year Founded
1919

Student Body

Total Students
154 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Sacred Heart School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
33%
Average Class Size
17 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
See website for tuition information www.sacredheartreading.com/new_student_admissions
% on Financial Aid
9%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$500
Admissions Director
Beth Gasperack

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 154 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Berks County, PA is $5,448 for elementary schools and $6,676 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Berks County, PA is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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