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Admission

Dates & Deadlines

September 2019
  • September 3: Online Application Available on Ravenna
October 2019
  • Saturday, October 5, 10:00am - 12:00pm: Preschool & Kindergarten Open House (no reservation required)
  • Thursday, October 24, 5:30 - 7:30pm: Middle School Open House (registration required)
  • Sunday, October 27, 1:00-4:00pm: SHP Open House (registration recommended**Registration has reached capacity. We encourage all interested families to join us for our November 17th open house.
November 2019
  • Saturday, November 9, 10:00-12:00pm: Middle School Open House (registration required)
  • Sunday, November 17, 1:00-4:00pm: SHP Open House (registration recommended)
  • Friday, November 22: Center for Student Success Application Due 9th-12th grade students with documented learning differences only
December 2019
  • Saturday, December 14: 10:00 a.m.-12:00pm: Preschool & Kindergarten Open House (no reservation required)
January 2020
  • Thursday, January 9: P-12 Application Deadline 
    • Lower and Middle School Student Support Services Application Due 1st-8th grade students with documented learning differences only 
  • Friday, January 10: 9th Grade Applicant and Parent/Guardian Interview registration link available through Ravenna
  • Saturday, January 11: High School Placement Test (reservations required) 9th grade applicants only
  • Friday, January 24: FAST Application Deadline
  • Saturday, January 25: 9th Grade Applicant and Parent/Guardian Interviews (limited registration available after school on January 29 & 30)
February 2020
  • Monday, February 3: P-12 Supplemental Document Deadline
  • Monday, February 24: Financial Aid Tax Forms Deadline
March 2020
  • Friday, March 20: 4:00pm: Admission Decisions Released via Ravenna
  • Friday, March 27: Enrollment Contract and Deposit Deadline

Contact

Wendy Quattlebaum (SHP '93)
Director, Admission & Tuition Assistance
Email: wendyq@shschools.org
Tel: 650.473.4073

Ellen Williamson
Associate Director, Admission (Grades P-5)
Email: ewilliamson@shschools.org
Tel: 650.454.8347

Lizeth Aguirre (SHP '98)
Associate Director, Admission (Grades 6-8) & Marketing Strategy
Email: laguirre@shschools.org
Tel: 650.473.4060

Melissa Bamberg
Associate Director, Admission (Grades 9-12) & Tuition Assistance
Email: mbamberg@shschools.org
Tel: 650.473.4006

Lisa Ignoffo 
Assistant Director, Admission (Grades 9-12)
Email: lignoffo@shschools.org
Tel: 650.454.8450

 
Fax: 650.326.2761
admission@shschools.org

List of 5 events.

  • Nov
    17

    SHP Open House

    Sacred Heart Prep Open House events are designed for current 7th and 8th grade students and their parents.  Prospective families are invited to attend sample classes, meet current teachers, students and administrators to learn more about our curriculum, school community and admissions process. 

    Pre-registration is recommended and will be open through Ravenna on September 3, 2019 at 10:00AM

    2019-2020 Open House dates
    • Sunday, October 27th, 2019 at 1:00pm
    • Sunday, November 17th, 2019 at 1:00pm 
    SHP Campus
  • Dec
    14

    Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)

    The Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) is required for applicants to grades 6-8. Registration is available through the Educational Records Bureau (ERB).

    Sacred Heart Schools will offer the Online ISEE for candidates to grade 6 on December 14, 2019 and January 11, 2020.  Students are welcome to test at any site but must ensure their results are sent directly to Sacred Heart by including our ERB number (054090) with their registration.  Please note that Sacred Heart only administers the online test.

    If your child has a diagnosed learning difference and wishes to use their recommended testing accommodations on the ISEE, you will need to register at an alternate site.  Please contact ERB well in advance to arrange for testing accommodations.
     
    Sacred Heart Schools recommends applicants complete ISEE registration early to ensure their preferred testing date and test no later than January 25, 2020.

    We are committed to making our application process accessible to all interested candidates, regardless of financial circumstances. As such, ISEE fee waivers are available for qualified applicants. Please contact the Admissions Office at (650) 473-4006 to request an ISEE fee wavier.
  • Dec
    14

    Preschool and Kindergarten Open House

    Prospective Preschool and Kindergarten families are invited to explore our classrooms, meet teachers, and connect with current parents. 

    Open House Event Dates:
    • Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 10 am to 12 pm
    • Saturday, December 14, 2019- 10 am to 12 pm
    RESERVATIONS ARE NOT REQUIRED. 
    Montessori Preschool & Kindergarten - Montessori Rooms - MON
  • Jan
    11

    High School Placement Test (9th Grade Applicants)

    High School Placement Test (HSPT)
    All 9th grade applicants must register for the HSPT administered by the Scholastic Testing Service. Sacred Heart will offer the HSPT on Saturday, January 11, 2020. Online registration for our location is required, open to applicants only, and will be available through Ravenna Solutions. Test results will be mailed to all applicants who tested with us mid-February.

    If you take the HSPT at another location, please indicate that you would like your results shared with Sacred Heart Prep as quickly as possible. Applications will not be reviewed without the results of the HSPT.

    Writing Sample
    If the applicant takes the HSPT at SHP or one of the San Francisco Archdiocese schools, the writing sample will be included. If the applicant takes the test at any other location, the writing sample will not be included and the admissions office will contact the applicant to schedule a time to complete a writing sample at Sacred Heart in February.

    Extended Time Request
    If the applicant would like to request extended time on the HSPT, please complete the Center for Student Success Application through Ravenna and mail or email all supporting documentation to the Admission Office no later than November 22, 2019.
  • Jan
    11

    Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)

    The Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) is required for applicants to grades 6-8. Registration is available through the Educational Records Bureau (ERB).

    Sacred Heart Schools will offer the Online ISEE for candidates to grade 6 on December 14, 2019 and January 11, 2020.  Students are welcome to test at any site but must ensure their results are sent directly to Sacred Heart by including our ERB number (054090) with their registration.  Please note that Sacred Heart only administers the online test.

    If your child has a diagnosed learning difference and wishes to use their recommended testing accommodations on the ISEE, you will need to register at an alternate site.  Please contact ERB well in advance to arrange for testing accommodations.
     
    Sacred Heart Schools recommends applicants complete ISEE registration early to ensure their preferred testing date and test no later than January 25, 2020.

    We are committed to making our application process accessible to all interested candidates, regardless of financial circumstances. As such, ISEE fee waivers are available for qualified applicants. Please contact the Admissions Office at (650) 473-4006 to request an ISEE fee wavier.
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Founded by the Society of the Sacred Heart, SHS is a Catholic, independent, co-ed day school for students in preschool through grade 12