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Prepratory at SHS

“We bring up the children for the future, not for the present…Therefore they must leave us with some self-knowledge, some energy, some purpose.”

Janet Erskine Stuart, RSCJ

PURPOSE

From freshman year to senior year, Sacred Heart Preparatory’s students are challenged to think critically about society and its values, to thoughtfully participate in the exchange of ideas, to develop a social awareness supported by individual action, and to grow spiritually by connecting personal beliefs with contemporary culture. 

The SHP curriculum emphasizes serious study and social responsibility, grounded in strong faith and taught in small, seminar-style classes. Students work in collaboration with teachers and the broader community to develop their own interests and purpose through our unique programs.  A typical semester includes six academic courses including religious studies, which is taught from an inclusive, Christian framework. We believe that a SHP education prepares students for life beyond college, as they are called to actively participate in creating a more just and humane world.

Looking for more details about our curricular and co-curricular programs? Visit our main site to explore Prep Academics, Athletics, Arts and Campus Life.

 

CREATIVE INQUIRY

COLLABORATIVE LEARNING

CULTURAL COMPETENCE

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

CHARACTER BUILDING

COMMUNITY FIRST

PREPARATORY BY THE NUMBERS

12:1 640 55% 24+ 41%
Student teacher ratio Prep student enrollment Self identify as catholic Different faiths represented Self identify as families of color

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