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A focus on all ages: Sacred Heart School is a Child Care, Preschool, Elementary and High School located on one campus in East Grand Forks, MN. The school is open to families to attend who live across the region, from both North Dakota and Minnesota. 100+ years of tradition: At Sacred Heart, we teach Catholic doctrine, history, and tradition, but are open to families seeking enrollment from a variety of faith backgrounds and traditions.
God, Jesus and faith are not relegated to just one class, but are woven into everything we do.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 507 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,975
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / rolling

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Title
Year Founded
1912

Student Body

Total Students
507 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Sacred Heart School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
39%
Average Class Size
24 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Dress Code for normal days. Mass day standardized dress once a week (No jeans plus school polo).)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Mar. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Various rates available based on age. See tuition information at www.sacredheartegf.net Scholarships and tuition assistance is available by application. Assistance information is available at www.sacredheartegf.net
% on Financial Aid
48%
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jen MacLeod Koller

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, VEX Robotics

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Archery Club

School Notes

  • VIRTUAL TOUR & ADMISSION INFORMATION: Visit our website here to view our campus virtually or schedule an in person visit: https://www.sacredheartegf.net/virtual-tour
  • Request an enrollment packet: https://www.sacredheartegf.net/request-an-enrollment-packet
  • A focus on all ages: Sacred Heart School is a Child Care, Preschool, Elementary and High School located on one campus in East Grand Forks, MN. The school is open to families to attend who live across the region, from both North Dakota and Minnesota. 
  • 100+ years of tradition: At Sacred Heart, we teach Catholic doctrine, history, and tradition, but are open to families seeking enrollment from a variety of faith backgrounds and traditions. God, Jesus and faith are not relegated to just one class, but are woven into everything we do.
  • Enrollment opportunities: Sacred Heart School accepts applications for enrollment for families interested in Preschool through Grade 12 and 
  • Can I afford a Catholic education for my child? The answer is: YES! 48% of all Kindergarten through grade 12 families at Sacred Heart receive Tuition Assistance or Scholarships based on financial need. Through Scholarships and Tuition Assistance Sacred Heart can be a financial possibility for every family! Financial assistance is not available for preschool. Learn more at https://www.sacredheartegf.net/facts
  • The Sacred Heart Child Care Center is licensd to serve 20 children and does frequently have a waitinglist. You can find more information on the Child Care Center online at https://www.sacredheartegf.net/child-care-center or by contacting the Director at 218793-0021.
  • Sacred Heart`s Preschool half day programs, Little Angels (3 & 4 year olds) and Little Saints (4 & 5 year olds), are a wonderful extension of the school program with the purpose of preparing children for school in a safe, fun, and structured Catholic program open to students of all faiths! Children must be the program age by September 1st of each year. The preschool is licensed by the State of Minnesota and meets State standards and regulations. Learn more online at https://www.sacredheartegf.net/preschool
  • Sacred Heart Elementary, located on the lower level of the school campus, comprises grades Kindergarten through grade 6th. The school offers Fine Arts, Technology, Physical Education, Library, Faith & Spiritual Development, and Guidance lessons paired along side the same core academics you would expect from any school. Learn more online at  https://www.sacredheartegf.net/elementary-k-6th
  • Sacred Heart high school students attend classes the upper level of the school campus. At the 7-12th grade level, Sacred Heart functions as a college prep school where their dedicated teachers are trained in differentiated learning, meaning same-age students at different levels are taught in different ways. The school also offers 9 ON-CAMPUS dual college credit courses. Many seniors have their first year of college completed and paid for when they walk across the stage at graduation. Learn more at https://www.sacredheartegf.net/high-school-7th-12th
  • International Students: Studying at an American high school is a dream for many international students. Sacred Heart School accepts International students and exchange students who have secured their own host family for enrollment.  Learn more about application requirements at https://www.sacredheartegf.net/international-students
Profile last updated: 10/07/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 507 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,975
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Minnesota is $6,785 for elementary schools and $12,081 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Minnesota is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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