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: 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, Astronomy, 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: We are happy to accept qualified students into our community. The process is based upon: transcript, recommendations and discipline reports from the former school; student interview; available space at the high school; and our ability to synchronize existing courses to the Sacred Heart program.
No. Grants are awarded to students whose family exhibits financial need as determined by information submitted on the financial aid application through the FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment program. Merit-based scholarships are separate from financial aid and are based on high academic achievement.
The Business Office at Sacred Heart High School 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.
Each year decisions on courses offered, faculty hired, and bus routes established are based on enrollment. 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 sent to Smart Tuition will be prorated based on the days attended.