Choosing the right school environment is crucial for the development of your child. We at Sacred Heart Catholic School understand what that commitment means, and we are proud to be your school of choice.
We are a Pre-K through 8th grade school serving Danville and the surrounding areas.
We pride ourselves in developing well rounded students who graduate from SHCS prepared for a higher education and beyond.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 147 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,960
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Language-based, Mild Learning Differences, etc.
Year Founded
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Student Body

Total Students
147 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Sacred Heart School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
13 students
Classroom Dress Code
(black pants, white polo shirt (different codes vary for grade levels))

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies for grade levels and additional costs are procured with after school care, lunch, etc.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Casey Scarce
Admissions Associate
Mary Jane Coble


Total Sports Offered
5 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Art Club, B Club, Chess Club, Creative Writing, Photography Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Guitar Club

School Notes

  • Our school community thrives on mutual respect between our students and teachers. We build the bridge between teacher and student. Our teachers have a passion for education. They are educators first. They love teaching. They are the heart of the school community that values each student.In return, our students love learning. They enjoy coming to school, meeting healthy challenges, and being a part of the school community. Each student is challenged to be more and do more in all aspects of their life.   Sacred Heart maintains an average class size 16 for grades K-8, which allows far more one on one interaction.
  • Our school pursues the latest technology in all classrooms, including a technology and a STEAM lab and a one-to-one Chromebooks for Middle School Students.
  • Former Sacred Heart students more often than not graduate their respective high schools as honor graduates, graduates of distinction, and graduates of merit. Many have earned recognition as valedictorians and salutatorians of their high school. A local, school of choice, high school representative commented, "We`ll always make room for a Sacred Heart student." Our students have a reputation for being well prepared academically and are respectful of faculty, staff, and classmates when they enter local high schools.   
  • Where do our students go after high school? 100% of students applying for college/universities are accepted. The list of colleges and universities our alumni have attended include Dartmouth, Duke University, Washington & Lee, College of  William and Mary College, West Point, University of Virginia, Hampden-Sydney College, Radford University, Virginia Tech, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Military Institute, James Madison University, North Carolina State, and Wake Forest University.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 147 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,960
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $12,882 for elementary schools and $16,570 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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