Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart


Admissions Calendar

                          2016-2017 School Year

Open House

Thursday, September 22, 2016: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sunday, September 25, 2016: 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Prospective students and their families can tour Sacred Heart Academy, learn about academics, athletics and extracurricular activities, and meet students, faculty and staff.  If you missed Open House, please contact the Admissions Office at 834-2101 ext 311 to arrange a tour.


Shadow Days

September 27 – November 17, 2016

Prospective students are paired with freshwomen and follow them through a typical day at SHA.


Catholic High School Entrance Examination Preparation Course

October 15 - November 5, 2016, 4 Saturdays, 9 am - noon -- Cost $100

This course familiarizes eighth grade girls with the content and structure of the examination and reviews mathematics, reading comprehension, grammar and vocabulary.  The cost includes Peterson’s Catholic High School Entrance Exam Practice Book.


Catholic High School Entrance Examination 

November 19, 2016: 8:00 am - 12:00 noon

Students take the examination at their first choice school, as designated on the common application.  Calculators ARE allowed for the exam.  The cost of the exam is $20 payable on the morning of the exam. To register for the exam please  FILL OUT THE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL APPLICATION (CLICK HERE).

NOTE:  If your daughter misses the Entrance Exam given in November,

there are additional opportunities throughout the year to take the Entrance Exam.  Please call the Admissions Office at 834-2101, ext 311 for more information.


December 6, 2016

Scholarship and Financial Aid Applications are due.  Scholarships and aid are awarded to first choice students only.  Applications are sent prior to the entrance exam.


January 19, 2017

Notice of acceptance, scholarships, and financial aid will be mailed to the Class of 2021.


January 30, 2017

Enrollment forms and deposit due.  Confirm your spot as a member of the Class of 2021 by mailing in your enrollment forms and deposit to SHA by January 30.


February 9, 2017

Registration for the Class of 2021


Catholic High School Practice Entrance Exam for 7th Grade Girls

Saturday, March 4, 2017: 9 am - Noon

This is a great opportunity to become familiar with the format of the Catholic High School Entrance Exam which will be offered to 8th graders in November 2017.  Girls will take all five sections in a test environment and receive detailed written results.  Practice test is open to 7th grade girls only.  Cost is $20.


Placement Tests for Class of 2021


Incoming Freshwomen Placement Exams

  • Computer (3:30-4:30 pm): 5/10, 5/15, 5/17, 5/23
  • Language(3:30-5:00 pm): 5/16, 5/24, 5/25
  • Dance (3:00-3:30 pm): 6/12, 6/13