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Please note: the application for the 2023-24 academic year will become available on September 6, 2022. The application steps listed below are an example of what to expect, based on previous admission cycles. Exact dates and events subject to change.

APPLY ONLINE THROUGH RAVENNA

The application process begins by creating a Ravenna account profile. You can view and track deadlines for every required piece of the Sacred Heart application through a convenient checklist on the Ravenna portal. Please note the deadlines listed within each step as they do vary between grade levels. A successful application will have every item checked off as “complete” once processed by our Admission Team.

 

STEP 1

Submit the Application

By January 5, 2023

The following forms must be submitted through Ravenna by the January 5th deadline to confirm your interest in applying to Sacred Heart Schools. 

  • Preliminary application form and fee*
  • Parent/Guardian statement
  • Teacher Evaluations (Note: This requirement is waived for children who have yet to attend school. SHS will not accept additional letters of recommendation into a student’s application file)

A child must meet the age requirement below by May 31st, 2023 in order to be an applicant to the corresponding program/grade level.  

  • Preschool, Year 1 (PS1) = 3 years old
  • Preschool, Year 2 (PS2) = 4 years old 

*Please note: if the application fee presents a financial hardship, please contact admission@shschools.org to request a waiver.

 

STEP 2

Explore SHS Through an Event

September 2022 – January 2023 (optional, but recommended)

Experience Sacred Heart Schools in person* or online.  SHS Admission hosts several events over the course of the 2021-22 Admission Season, including virtual Information Sessions and in-person Preview Days to help you learn what makes our community, “the second happiest place on earth.” Please note: all events are optional and attendance has no bearing on the admission process.

For more details about our offerings,

  • Visit Virtual Events
  • Submit the Preliminary Application form through Ravenna to register for an in-person Preschool-Kinder Preview Day, available to parent/guardians only.* 
  • Register for our SHS Admission newsletter to receive timely calendar updates and stay in touch!

*dates subject to change;  pending health & saftey protocols

STEP 3

Sign up for a Parent/Guardian Interview

Register for October 2022 – January 2023

Schedule a virtual parent/guardian interview with a member of our Admission Team through Ravenna.  Preschool interviews are scheduled for parents only and should last 30-40 minutes. In order to register for a parent interview, prospective families must first submit the preliminary application form and fee.

Please note:  We will provide an opportunity to interview in a language other than English, if desired.

STEP 4

Schedule a Readiness Screening

Register for January or February 2023 (by appointment only)

We want to ensure that every child who enters our program is ready and set up to thrive. To assess readiness for our program, we require all Preschool  applicants to submit the parent-guided video activity and participate in an on campus individual readiness screening during which children will engage in age appropriate activities guided by SHS faculty/learning specialists and designed to assess preparedness and social emotional readiness.

Assessment information will be available by November 1.

STEP 5

Apply for Tuition Assistance

By February 1, 2023 (Optional)

We welcome all families who are interested to submit a FAST application. To learn more about the process, visit Tuition & Affordability for important details.

If you have questions about the tuition assistance process, feel free to schedule time with us.  

 

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MONTESSORI

PRESCHOOL

LOVE

Faith-based & Montessori-inspired. Explore the caring and nurturing environment that honors each child.

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Please note: the application for the 2023-24 academic year will become available on September 6, 2022. The application steps listed below are an example of what to expect, based on previous admission cycles. Exact dates and events subject to change.

APPLY ONLINE THROUGH RAVENNA

The application process begins by creating a Ravenna account profile. You can view and track deadlines for every required piece of the Sacred Heart application through a convenient checklist on the Ravenna portal. Please note the deadlines listed within each step as they do vary between grade levels. A successful application will have every item checked off as “complete” once processed by our Admission Team.

 

STEP 1

Submit the Application 

By January 5, 2023

The following forms must be submitted through Ravenna by the January 5th deadline to confirm your interest in applying to Sacred Heart Schools. 

Kindergarten

  • Preliminary application form and fee*
  • Parent/Guardian statement
  • One teacher recommendation (Please note: SHS will not accept additional letters of recommendation into a student’s application file).

1st Grade

  • Preliminary application form and fee*
  • Parent/Guardian statement
  • Two teacher recommendations (Please note: SHS will not accept additional letters of recommendation into a student’s application file).
  • Current year’s report card/progress report
  • Optional: Student Support Services application form

2nd – 5th Grade

  • Preliminary application form and fee*
  • Parent/Guardian statement
  • Two teacher recommendations (Please note: SHS will not accept additional letters of recommendation into a student’s application file).
  • Two prior academic years of report cards/transcripts
  • Current year’s first term report card/transcript
  • Optional: Student Support Services application form

*Please note: if the application fee presents a financial hardship, please contact admission@shschools.org to request a waiver.

A child must meet the age requirement below by May 31st, 2023 in order to be an applicant to the corresponding program/grade level.  

  • Kindergarten = 5 years old
  • 1st = 6 years old 
  • 2nd = 7 years old
  • 3rd = 8 years old
  • 4th = 9 years old
  • 5th = 10 years old

STEP 2

Explore SHS Through an Event

September 2022 – January 2023 (optional, but recommended)

Experience Sacred Heart Schools in person* or online. SHS Admission is hosting several events throughout the 2022-23 Admission Season, including virtual Information Sessions and in-person Preview Days to help you learn what makes our community, “the second happiest place on earth.” Please note: all events are optional and attendance has no bearing on the admission process.

For more details about our offerings,

  • Visit Virtual Events 
  • Submit the Preliminary Application form through Ravenna to attend an in-person Preschool-Kinder Preview Day. (Ravenna registration available in late September)
  • Register for our SHS Admission newsletter to receive timely calendar updates and stay in touch!

*timing subject to change, pending current health & safety guidelines

 

STEP 3

Schedule an Applicant Admission Assessment

Register for January – February 2023 (by appointment only)

We invite applicants who have completed the application to participate in a virtual assessment visit with our Lower School learning specialists and a member of our Admission Team. Depending upon the assessment and the opportunity for openings, a student will be invited to move forward with a campus visit.

STEP 4

Sign up for a Parent/Guardian Interview

Register for January – February 2023 (by appointment only)

  • Kindergarten: Schedule a virtual interview with a member of our team through Ravenna. Interviews are for parents only and last 30-40 minutes. In order to register for a parent interview, prospective families must first submit the preliminary application form and fee.
  • Grades 1-5: parents/guardians will be notified by the Admission Team if there will be an opportunity to move forward with the interview step.

Please note:  We will provide an opportunity to interview in a language other than English, if desired.

STEP 5

Apply for Tuition Assistance

By February 1, 2023 (Optional)

We welcome all families who are interested to submit a FAST application. To learn more about the process, visit Tuition & Affordability. If you have questions about the tuition assistance process, feel free to schedule time with us.

 

APPLY NOW

LOWER SCHOOL

Grades K-5

SELF-DISCOVERY

Curiosity and spirituality meet foundational skills. A look into the co-curricular programs built to inspire our young learners.

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Please note: the application for the 2023-24 academic year will become available on September 6, 2022. The application steps listed below are an example of what to expect, based on previous admission cycles. Exact dates and events subject to change.

APPLY ONLINE THROUGH RAVENNA

The application process begins by creating a Ravenna account profile. You can view and track deadlines for every required piece of the Sacred Heart application through a convenient checklist on the Ravenna portal. Please note the deadlines listed within each step as they do vary between grade levels. A successful application will have every item checked off as “complete” once processed by our Admission Team.

 

STEP 1

Submit the Application 

By January 5, 2023

The following forms must be submitted through Ravenna by the January 5th deadline to confirm your interest in applying to Sacred Heart Schools. 

  • Preliminary application form and fee*
  • Parent/Guardian Statement
  • Student Statement
  • Student writing assessment (virtual) 
  • Middle School Video Project
  • Two teacher recommendations (Please note: SHS will not accept additional letters of recommendation into a student’s application file).
  • Two academic years of report cards/transcripts
  • Optional: Student Support Services application form 

A child must meet the noted age requirement by August 31st, 2023 in order to be an applicant to the corresponding program/grade level: 

  • Grade 6 = 11 years old
  • Grade 7 = 12 years old 
  • Grade 8 = 13 years old

*Please note: if the application fee presents a financial hardship, please contact admission@shschools.org to request a waiver.

 

STEP 2

Explore SHS Through an Event 

September 2022 – January 2023 (optional, but recommended)

Experience Sacred Heart Schools in person* or online. SHS Admission is hosting several events throughout the 2022-23 Admission Season, including virtual Information Sessions, Student Panels, Middle School Previews and more to help you learn what makes our community, “the second happiest place on earth.” Please note: all events are optional and attendance has no bearing on the admission process.

For more details about our offerings,

  • Visit Virtual Events 
  • Submit the Preliminary Application form through Ravenna to register for an in-person Middle School Preview Day & Tour (Nov 5) and/or Student Experience.
  • Register for our SHS Admission newsletter to receive timely calendar updates and stay in touch!

*dates subject to change; pending current health & safety guidelines

STEP 3

Sign up for a Parent/Guardian Interview

Registration now open! Interviews begin Nov 29 and continue through January.

Schedule a virtual interview with a member of our team through Ravenna. Middle School interviews are scheduled for parents only and should last 20-30 minutes. In order to register for a parent interview, prospective families must first submit the preliminary application form and fee.

Please note:  We will provide an opportunity to interview in a language other than English, if desired. If you are applying for more than one student, please read the instructions in Ravenna as only one family interview is required. 

 

STEP 4

Apply for Tuition Assistance

By February 1, 2023 (Optional)

We welcome all families who are interested to submit a FAST application To learn more about the process, visit Tuition & Affordability.

If you have questions about the tuition assistance process, feel free to schedule time with us.  

NOTE

Standardized Testing is no longer a part of our Admission Process

SHS Admission will not request, accept or include the results of the ISEE in a prospective student’s file. Learn more.

 

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MIDDLE SCHOOL

Grades 6-8

CONFIDENCE

A time of transformation, guided by self-advocacy, critical thinking and creativity, through a Christian lens.

LEARN MORE

Please note: the application for the 2023-24 academic year will become available on September 6, 2022. The application steps listed below are an example of what to expect, based on previous admission cycles. Exact dates and events subject to change.

APPLY ONLINE THROUGH RAVENNA

The application process begins by creating a Ravenna account profile. You can view and track deadlines for every required piece of the Sacred Heart application through a convenient checklist on the Ravenna portal. Please note the deadlines listed within each step as they do vary between grade levels. A successful application will have every item checked off as “complete” once processed by our Admission Team.

 

STEP 1

Submit the Application

By January 5, 2023

The following forms must be submitted through Ravenna by the January 5th deadline to confirm your interest in applying to Sacred Heart Schools. 

  • Preliminary application form and fee*
  • Parent/Guardian Statement
  • Student Statement
  • Student writing assessment (virtual)
  • Prep Video Project
  • Three teacher recommendations (Please note: SHS will not accept additional letters of recommendation into a student’s application file).
  • Two academic years of transcripts
  • Optional: Academic Support Center application form 

*Please note: if the application fee presents a financial hardship, please contact admission@shschools.org to request a waiver.

 

STEP 2

Explore SHS Through an Event 

September 2022 – January 2023 (optional, but recommended)

Experience Sacred Heart Schools in person* or online. SHS Admission is hosting several events throughout the 2022-23 Admission Season, including virtual Information Sessions, in-person Prep Previews and Student Experiences to help you learn what makes our community, “the second happiest place on earth.” Please note: all events are optional and attendance has no bearing on the admission process.

For more details about our offerings,

  • visit Virtual Events,  
  • Submit the Preliminary Application form through Ravenna to register for an in-person Prep Preview and/or Student Experience (formerly “campus visit”), 
  • Register for our SHS Admission newsletter to receive timely calendar updates and stay in touch!

*dates subject to change; pending current health & safety guidelines

 

 

STEP 3

Sign up for a Family Interview

Register for January 2023 (by appointment only)

In January, applicants will be invited to schedule a virtual interview with a member of the Sacred Heart faculty/staff to take place in late Jan. This 30-40 minute interview is intended for the applicant and their parents/guardians. In order to register for a parent interview, prospective families must first submit the preliminary application form and fee.

Please note:  We will provide an opportunity to interview in a language other than English, if desired.

STEP 4

Apply for Tuition Assistance

By February 1, 2023 (Optional)

We welcome all families who are interested to submit a FAST application. To learn more about the process, visit Tuition & Affordability.

If you have questions about the tuition assistance process, feel free to schedule time with us.  

 

 

NOTE

Standardized Testing is no longer a part of our Admission Process.

SHS Admission will not request, accept or include the results of the HSPT in a prospective student’s file. Learn more.

 

 

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PREPARATORY

Grades 9-12

PURPOSE

A social awareness supported by individual action, grounded in spiritual growth.

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Tuition & Affordability

We are committed to providing a maximum of academically qualified students with access, regardless of financial circumstances.

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Meet Our Admission Team

We look forward to getting to know you and your family as you explore all that our community has to offer.

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