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Sacred Heart Academy
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  • Private, Catholic, All-Girls
  • HAMDEN, CT

Report Card

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

About

Applying

Application Deadline
November 23
Application Fee
$60
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$17,950
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 Sacred Heart Academy

Sacred Heart Academy is an independent, Catholic, college preparatory school for young women conveniently located off the Merit Parkway on 127 acres of scenic property in Hamden, CT. The school’s commitment to excellence is at the foundation of their innovative academics and enrichment programs, supportive culture, accomplished athletics, and welcoming community. Guided by the core values of integrity, compassion, social justice, community, and service, the school welcomes students of all backgrounds and religious beliefs. In addition to an exceptional academic program, SHA’s all-girls environment is focused on the growth of the whole person, empowering each student to pursue their future with confidence.

Sacred Heart Academy Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1170
249 responses
Average ACT
28
60 responses

Only At SHA - Excelsior Opportunities

Sacred Heart Academy inspires young women to help build a better world by providing more opportunities to reach beyond a traditional high school curriculum. These Excelsior Opportunities encourage students to foster their voice, build their confidence, and develop their leadership skills. It’s a distinction you’ll find only at SHA, and it’s a benefit SHA students carry with them for life.

Culture & Safety

Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 24 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 24 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 91 responses
  • Spirit Week
    27%
  • The Musical
    23%
  • Junior Ring
    12%
  • Stocking Drive
    11%
  • Baccalaureate Mass
    10%
  • Senior Week
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
398
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 26 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 26 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 26 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 38 responses
Poll
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 38 responses
Poll
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 38 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  
76%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 21 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 21 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 21 responses

Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade unavailable
  2. Good for Families
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade unavailable
Median Household Income
$71,370
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,173
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$252,300
National
$229,800

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