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Academy of the Sacred Heart
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  • Private, Catholic, All-Girls
  • NEW ORLEANS, LA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$21,605
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
No data available  
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Academy of the Sacred Heart

Changing the world since 1867.

Academy of the Sacred Heart is more than a school. It's a way of life. Faith. Academics. Service. Community. Growth. The 5 goals of Sacred Heart have been the cornerstone of our educational foundation from the day we first opened our doors in 1867. They unite us in tradition. They define us in spirit.

As New Orleans' only Catholic, independent, college prep school for girls from age 1 through grade 12, we challenge our students with an education attuned to the circumstances and times in which we live, and we express an exceptional spirit of love – for our traditions, our students, our alumnae and our NOLA community.

We invite you to come tour our school to meet teachers, students and learn about the advantages of an all-girls, Sacred Heart education. Come see how our girls are truly inspired to change the world. Age 1-Grade 12 – Schedule Your Personal Tour Today.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1280
43 responses
Average ACT
29
113 responses

Academy of the Sacred Heart Sustainability Initiative

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Rooted in our love and respect for God’s created world, Sacred Heart’s Sustainable Hearts Program is the manifestation of our active commitment to environmental sustainability and our living framework of curriculum integration, service projects and community partnerships through which we seek to inspire long-term change in our community.

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 9 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 9 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 25 responses
  • Cache Cache (school wide hide-and-seek)
    28%
  • Rally
    24%
  • Conge (fair)
    20%
  • Free Global Leadership Exchange Program Available
    12%
  • Spirit Week
    12%
  • Pep rallies
    4%

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Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
614
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 9 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 9 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$17,060
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
4 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    Yes
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 11 responses
Poll
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 11 responses
Poll
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 11 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 6 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 6 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$89,296
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,436
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$540,437
National
$244,900

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