Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart


Admissions Calendar

                          2013-2014 School Year

Open House

Thursday, September 26, 2013: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sunday, September 29, 2013: 11:00 am - 2:00 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

October 1 – November 15, 2013

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


Catholic High School Entrance Examination Preparation Course

October 12 – November 2, 2013, 4 Saturdays, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon

This course familiarizes eighth grade girls with the content and structure of the examination and reviews mathematics, reading comprehension, grammar and vocabulary.  The cost is $100 and includes Peterson’s Catholic High School Entrance Exam Practice Book.


October 18, 2013

The Catholic High School Application for Admission in Fall 2014 is due to a student’s elementary school.  Upon receiving the application from a first choice student’s elementary school, SHA will send information to the applicant regarding the entrance examination, together with scholarship and financial aid information.


Catholic High School Entrance Examination 

November 16, 2013: 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 go to the Diocese of Buffalo website.

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 2, 2013

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 16, 2014

Notice of acceptance, scholarships, and financial aid will be mailed to the Class of 2018.


January 27, 2014

Confirm your spot as a member of the Class of 2018 by mailing in your enrollment forms and deposit to SHA by January 27.


February 11, 2014

Registration for the Class of 2018