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About Sacred Heart Schools Chicago - The Academy and Hardey Prep...
Address
6250 N Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60660
Telephone
(773) 262-4446

Applying

Application Deadline
December 10
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
No
Required/Recommended Tests

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$20,904
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
18%
Average Financial Aid
From Sacred Heart Schools Chicago - The Academy and Hardey Prep

Sacred Heart is a Catholic, independent, PS-8 school located in the Edgewater neighborhood on Chicago's North Side. Educating Chicagoland's children for over 140 years, we believe that inspired teaching, personalized learning and a supportive community ensure that our students thrive academically and grow in goodness, self-knowledge, and service to others.

Explore our SHS website to learn more about our curriculum and mission and please register for one of our upcoming Admissions Coffees, where you will learn more about SHS and receive a campus tour.

We look forward to seeing you on campus!

School Details

Grades
K-8
Students
704
Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Full-Time Teachers
81
Part-Time Teachers

Students

Students
704
Gender
  • Female
    51%
  • Male
    49%
Student Diversity
  • White
    75.3%
  • Multiracial
    13.3%
  • African American
    4.9%
  • Asian
    3.9%
  • Hispanic
    2.7%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
Living in the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    C-
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$50,434
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$987
National
$949
Median Home Value
$225,200
National
$184,700

Sacred Heart Schools Chicago - The Academy and Hardey Prep Reviews

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My three children just completed their 3rd, 2nd and Kindergarten years. I knew going in to our journey at Sacred Heart that my kids would get a great education, but it's really apparent to us now that SHS is more than just a great academic school. I can't say enough about the staff - so warm and loving. My kids go to school every day feeling very safe and loved. The community of parents is awesome!
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The Philosophy of Sacred Heart is nice, but unfortunately it doesn't get across to most students. There was a very big bullying problem in my grade, and when people would bring it to the teachers or administration, they did nothing. The academics there are strong, and they have a fair amount of club and teams (athletic and non-athletic). One thing they do claim is to have a economically, religiously, and culturally diverse student body, and that is true, but there definitely was a divide between the wealthy and everyone else. The quality of the teachers at the school is about 25% poor and 75% good. The middle school teachers do a good job preparing you for high school. Overall, I would suggest sending your children here if they generally fit in, and if you are wealthy, otherwise, steer clear.
Sacred Heart is an amazingly welcoming school that focuses not just on academics (which are excellent) but also on values. Students attend the school knowing they are valued and treated with respect, in challenging but nurturing classrooms.