Please join us for Open House on Sunday, October 18 from 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. This is a great opportunity to tour our beautiful building, meet faculty, staff, students and coaches. Tours will be spaced and all COVID guidelines will be followed. Reservations are required and each time slot can accommodate an 8th grade student and up to two family members. No exceptions, please. Due to space limitations, we are limiting this event to 8th grade families, only. Make your reservation here.
If you are unable to attend Open House or have a daughter in 6th or 7th grade, please attend our Virtual Forums on Thursday, October 22 and/or Thursday, October 29. More information and a link to registration can be found below.
In addition, in-person private tours for 8th grade families are offered weekdays beginning Wednesday, October 20. If you would like to make an appointment, please call the Admissions Office, 834-2101 ext. 311.
Prospective students are paired with freshwomen and follow them through a typical day at SHA. Due to COVID-19, we will not be able to accommodate 8th grade girls in Fall 2020. We will, however, create an opportunity for your daughter to virtually meet both SHA students and faculty, based on her specific interests. Please complete the Shadow Request Form
if you wish to participate in this experience.
Catholic High School Entrance Examination Preparation Course 2020 -FULL
This course will be offered in-person following COVID guidelines including socially distant classrooms and masks.
Saturdays, 9 am - 12 noon
October 24, 31, November 7
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.
Saturdays at SHA (in person)
Saturdays, October 24, 31 and November 7
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Saturday sessions are a great way for 8th grade girls to experience Sacred Heart and explore interests while meeting SHA teachers and current students. Each Saturday will include interactive activities in academics, athletics, and the arts. Girls will select three of four offerings and rotate through the afternoon. Please select one Saturday only. Enrollment will be limited. All COVID guidelines will be followed including social distancing and masks.
Virtual Forums for Girls in Grades 6-8
Girls in grades 6-8 and parent(s)/guardian(s) are invited to join us virtually to learn more about Sacred Heart Academy from students, faculty, staff and coaches. Pre-registration required.
Session #1: Thursday October 22
Academics & Signature Programming
SHA girls excel in the classroom! This forum will provide you with an opportunity to learn about SHA's core college preparatory curriculum and our recent designation as an International Baccalaureate Diploma School. In addition, you will hear about SHA's extensive elective offerings and signature programming including the M & T Bank Women in Leadership & Business Academy. Breakout rooms will allow for girls to ask questions of current 9th grade SHA girls about their daily schedules.
Session #2: Thursday October 29
Athletics & Extracurriculars
There are so many opportunities for SHA girls to get involved outside the classroom. Session #2 will feature breakout rooms for athletics, the musical, clubs and other extracurricular offerings, and international travel.
Catholic High School Entrance Examination for Class of 2025 (will be offered in person and remotely)
November 21, 2020
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sacred Heart will offer the exam both in-person and remotely. Students take the examination at their first choice school, as designated on the Catholic High School Application. The cost of the exam is $20 payable on the morning of the exam. Register for the exam by completing the CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL APPLICATION
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.Acceptance Letters Mailed to the Class of 2025
January 21, 2021
Enrollment Contracts & Tuition Deposit Due Date
February 1, 2021
Registration for the Class of 2025