Elementary School: Soccer, instructional for grades 1 & 2, travel team for grades 3-6. Also, various after school clubs, varying by session, and according to interest.
High School/Middle School: Sacred Heart offers athletics (intermediate, junior varsity and varsity), nationally-recognized programs in the arts, such as speech, debate, creative writing, journalism, and a diverse offering of clubs and organizations, including Robotics, Art Club, and We are the World, a multi-cultural club.
Elementary School: Students in grades 2-6 are evaluated with nationally-recognized 'Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) multiple times during the year in the areas of Reading, Language Usage and Math.
Middle School: All students in Grades 7 & 8 are evaluated with the IOWA test on an annual basis. This instrument helps to chart student progress and monitor the academic program.
High School: SHHS is a college preparatory school, and as such, students are expected to take the PSAT, SAT and/or any other achievement tests recommended by the Guidance Dept. in order to fulfill the college application process.
AP: All Advanced Placement courses are approved by the College Board and students who take the course are expected to take the test.
SHHS: Sacred Heart High School administers the High School Placement Test (HSPT) for entrance to 9th grade as part of the Archdiocese of Boston Catholic High School testing program. Students who take the test at another Catholic high school must request that their scores be sent to SHHS if applying for admission. In turn, SHHS will send scores from students who take the test here to up to five Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Boston.
Sacred Heart administers its own placement test to students entering 7th and 8th grades.
Early Childhood Center and Elementary School: Transfers are dependent upon space availability, former school evaluations, and time of year.
Middle/High School: Sacred Heart accepts qualified transfer students in grades 7 through 12 as space permits. The process is based upon: transcript, recommendations and discipline reports from the former school; student interview; and our ability to synchronize existing courses to the Sacred Heart curriculum.
Enrollment deposits are accepted on a rolling basis after acceptance is granted. All enrollment deposits received before March 15th will have the registration fee waived for the year. All enrollment deposits received after April 1st will be non-refundable. Please see our Terms & Conditions for more information
Applications for financial aid can be submitted between January 1st and April 15th. Applications will be reviewed on a first come first serve basis. Any application received after April 15th will be reviewed as availability of funds allows.
Notification of decisions on financial aid will begin in March.
The Sacred Heart Finance Department will deduct your child’s scholarship and/or grant from our total tuition. The balance is then divided over the number of payments as indicated in the payment option selected.
Yes! Sacred Heart School grants Academic Merit Scholarships to qualified 9th grade student applicants as well as current rising 9th grade students. Please refer to our Academic Merit Scholarship policy herefor more information.
The enrollment contract may be cancelled in writing without penalty before April 1st. After April 1st, the deposit is nonrefundable. If a student withdraws after the start of school, reimbursement of funds paid will be prorated based on the days attended.