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Applying to Sacred Heart Preparatory 

Thank you for your interest in Sacred Heart Preparatory.  We hope our admissions materials, events and process will give you a sense of what Sacred Heart Schools offers its students and their families.  We know applications can be stressful but we are here to help and are excited to come to know your family through our admissions process.  We look forward to welcoming you to our campus soon!

Please note that Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton is one of the Bay Area schools using the web-based platform, Ravenna Solutions, for the submission of all application materials. Through Ravenna Solutions, you can manage your application process and submit supplemental forms such as teacher evaluations and transcripts. Many of these supplemental forms are common forms that are shared among multiple schools. New users will need to create an account before starting an online application.  

To begin...

Request a Viewbook and Explore our Process

Everything you need to explore and apply to Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton can be managed through a Ravenna account. As soon as you create an account and explore Sacred Heart Schools we will send you our Admissions Viewbook.

Submit an Online Application and Supplemental Documents

Our application deadline passed on February 3rd, 2015 and we are unable to accept additional applications for the 2015-2016 academic year at this time.

Occasionally, Sacred Heart Preparatory opens a Round II Admissions process. Round II applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, as space permits, and do not follow a specific timeline.

If you wish to be contacted in the event we are able to accept Round II applications to our high school, kindly email a letter of interest to

Learn about Financial Assistance

We are committed to making a Sacred Heart education affordable for all academically qualified students regardless of financial circumstance.  Sacred Heart Schools offers assistance to qualified students in the form of financial aid, based upon demonstrated financial need.  Ravenna Solutions Application fee waivers are also available for qualified applicants. Please contact the Admissions Office at (650) 473-4006 to request a fee wavier.

To request financial assistance, families must submit a F.A.S.T. application by January 30, 2015 and a copy of their 2014 Tax Returns by February 13, 2015. To learn more please visit our Tuition & Financial Assistance Page.

Relocating and Applying from Afar

Sacred Heart Schools welcomes families from all over the country and globe to our admissions process, understanding the complexities that come with relocating to a new area.

Please note Sacred Heart Schools does not admit any candidate without a physical visit to the campus and does not conduct interviews via video or teleconference. We encourage families facing relocations to contact the Admissions Office at least one month prior to any potential visit.

To learn more about how to apply to Sacred Heart Schools from outside Northern California, please contact Associate Admissions Director, Abby Miller at

Admissions Staff

Wendy Quattlebaum
Director of Admissions
and Financial Aid

Abby Miller
Associate Admissions Director

Melissa Chao
Admissions Assistant

Contact Information

Tel: 650.473.4006

Fax: 650.326.2761

Mailing Address:
150 Valparaiso Avenue 
Atherton, CA 94027 

Preparatory Admissions Calendar

The Admissions process for entry to the 2015-2016 academic year has ended. Information about Admissions events for entry to the 2016-2017 academic year will be posted in mid-September 2015.

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