Network of Sacred Heart Schools
About

Fast Facts

List of 3 items.

  • Grades

    Preschool to 12
  • 1898

    Founding Year
  • 1,186

    Total Enrolled Students

Enrollment by School


Preschool & Kindergarten 120 students
Lower School (Grades 1 - 5) 240 students
Middle School (Grades 6-8) 215 students
Preparatory (Grades 9 - 12) 605 students

List of 8 items.

  • Students

    Diverse student body representing a variety of cultural, economic, ethnic & religious backgrounds.

    Male: Female Ratio    49:51
    Identify as Catholic  60%
    Participate in Service Learning  100%
    Identify as Students of Color  27%
    Tuition Assistance Provided $5.5 Million
    Receiving Financial Assistance  22%
    Non-Tuition Financial Aid$300,000
  • Faculty & Staff

    Recognizing the individual needs of each student and challenging students to grow and take risks academically, athletically, artistically and spiritually.

    Total Faculty, Staff, & Administration  331
    Total Classroom Teachers  160
    • With Advanced Degrees
      80%
    • Average Years of Teaching
      15
    • Average Years at SHS
      8
  • Campus

    Beautiful, residential 64-acre campus, blending traditional and historic architecture with state-of-the-art modern facilities.

    CLASSROOMS & LABS
    Instructional Classrooms97
    Science Labs11 
    Media Labs3
    Robotics Lab1

    ASSEMBLY & PERFORMING ARTS
    Dedicated Buildings4
    Harman Family Assembly Hall 700 seats
    Ravi Family Assembly Hall600 seats
    Campbell Center for the Performing Arts346 seats
    Black Box TheatreFlexible
     
    SPORT FIELDS & FACILITIES
    Gymnasiums3
    Olympic Swimming Pool1
    Competitive Fields5
    Tennis Courts7
    All-Weather Track1
    Weight Training Rooms3
    Stadium Seating1,200

    COMMUNITY LIFE
    Chapels3
    Libraries2
    Dining Halls/Cafeterias2
    Radio & TV Broadcast Facility1
  • Community

    Educational environment that involves RSCJ, teachers, parents, alumni, past parents, and other partners in a community for life.

    CURRENT FAMILIES
    Number of Enrolled Families  750
    Annual Number of Parent Volunteers  500+
    Annual Fund Participation  100%

    ALUMNI & PAST PARENTS
    Number of Alumni   5000+
    Alumni Board Members  20
    Annual Alumni & Past Parent Events  6+
    Average Number of Collegiate Internships Offered Annually  20
    Number of Past Parents  2,000+
    Past Parent Class Reps  17

    NETWORK OF SACRED HEART SCHOOLS
    Number of Schools Worldwide  200
    Schools in U.S. - Canada Province  24
    Total Number of Countries  40
    Network Exchange Participants  23
    Exchange Student Visitors  29

    RELIGIOUS OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS (RSCJ)
    RSCJ Worldwide  2,500+
    RSCJ in North America  320+
    RSCJ at Oakwood Retirement Center @ SHS  52
  • Fine Arts

    Curriculum provides rich opportunity to grow artistically and advance technically in a variety of disciplines.
    • Studio Art
    • Drama
    • Ceramics
    • Actors Showcase
    • Stained Glass
    • Storytelling
    • Photography
    • Social Justice Theatre
    • Printmaking
    • Film
    • Dance
    • Symphonic Band
    • Chorus
    • Concert Band
    • A Cappella
    • Jazz Band
  • Athletics

    Comprehensive and competitive athletic program that is unique to an academic, independent school.

    SACRED HEART PREPARATORY
    SHP Sport Programs  22
    Total Teams  45
    Considered "No Cut" Programs  45%
    Students Participating Annually  70%
    Participants in Multiple Sports  52%
    Lower Level League Championships  6
    Varsity League Championships  10
    Central Coast Section Champs  4

    LOWER & MIDDLE SCHOOLS
    LMS Sport Programs  19
    Total Teams  71
    Considered "No Cut" Programs  100%
    Students Participating Annually  90%
  • Technology

    Use of leading-edge technology as an important tool to enrich and complement the learning process.

    Wireless Network Coverage  100%
    Technology Support Centers  2
    Computer Labs  3
    iPads Deployed  1,200
    Chromebooks  200
    ActivBoard Classrooms  20
  • Clubs & Organizations

    More than 50 student- and faculty-led clubs at the high school encompassing a variety of interests and disciplines, including student government, media, technology, fine arts, social justice, sports, and special interests.

BY THE NUMBERS: SHP CLASS OF 2016


Total Number of Graduates      144
College Matriculation      100%
Attending SHS Since Kindergarten      17
National Merit Finalists      2
National Merit Commended Scholars        24
National Hispanic Scholars      1

GOALS & CRITERIA

SHS is dedicated to educating students for meaningful lives through:

  • A personal and active faith in God 
  • A deep respect for intellectual values 
  • A social awareness which impels to action 
  • The building of community as a Christian value 
  • Personal growth in atmosphere of wise freedom

MASCOT: THE GATOR

Where Scholarship and Values Matter
Founded by the Society of Sacred Heart, SHS is a Catholic, independent, co-ed day school for students in preschool through grade 12