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School Closure Friday, November 16, 2018

Due to poor air quality, school will not be held on Friday, November 16, 2018. Some business operations will continue as usual.

Please note, there will be no academic classes or childcare available. 
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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
Read more about our Goals & Criteria and our Educational Philosophy

MASCOT: THE GATOR

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