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Admissions

Dates & Deadlines

Open House Registration and Online Application will be available Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 10:00am


September 2018
  • September 5: Online Application Available on Ravenna

October 2018

November 2018
  • Saturday, November 3, 10:00am - 12:00pm: Preschool & Kindergarten Open House (no reservation required)
  • Saturday, November 10, 10:00-12:00pm: Middle School Open House (registration required)
  • Sunday, November 11, 1:00-4:00pm: SHP Open House (registration recommended)
  • Monday, November 26: Center for Student Success Application Due 9th-12th grade students with documented learning differences only

December 2018
  • Friday, December 14: Lower and Middle School Student Support Services Application Due 1st-8th grade students with documented learning differences only 
  • Saturday, December 8: 10:00 a.m.-12:00pm: Preschool & Kindergarten Open House (no reservation required)

January 2019
  • Thursday, January 10: P-12 Application Deadline 
  • Friday, January 11: 9th Grade Applicant and Parent/Guardian Interview registration link available through Ravenna
  • Saturday, January 12: High School Placement Test (reservations required) 9th grade applicants only
  • Friday, January 25: FAST Application Deadline
  • Saturday, January 26: 9th Grade Applicant and Parent/Guardian Interviews (limited registration available after school on January 28, 29 & 30)

February 2019
  • Friday, February 1: P-12 Supplemental Document Deadline
  • Friday, February 22: Financial Aid Tax Forms Deadline

March 2018
  • Friday, March 22: 4:00pm: Admissions Decisions Released via Ravenna
  • Friday, March 29: Enrollment Contract and Deposit Deadline


To view a comprehensive list of admissions events and application steps, please visit the online application in Ravenna. The online application will be available early September 2018. 


  • Saturday, January 26: 9th Grade Applicant and Parent/Guardian Interviews
    • Select appointments available after school on January 28, 29 and 30.
    • Registration available online through Ravenna beginning on January 11th

Contact

Wendy Quattlebaum
Director of Admissions and Financial Aid 
Email: wendyq@shschools.org

Abby Miller Gudich
Director of Admissions, Preschool - Grade 5 and Relocations 
Email: amiller@shschools.org

Melissa Chao
Associate Director, 6th - 12th Grade Admissions and Financial Aid
Email: mchao@shschools.org

Lisa Ignoffo 
Assistant Director of Admissions, Grades 6-12
Email: lignoffo@shschools.org

 
Fax: 650.326.2761
admissions@shschools.org

List of 5 events.

  • Nov
    26

    Center for Student Success (CSS) Application and Supporting Documentation Due

    **The submission of this form is only required for students entering grades 9-12 with documented learning differences and/or requesting accommodations. 

    The SHP Center for Student Success (CSS) provides dedicated learning support for students in grades 9-12, families, and faculty to ensure the academic success of each student throughout high school and in preparation for the transition to college. Open daily and staffed with five full-time teachers and a board-certified educational therapist, the CSS specialists are an essential resource for students, applying all available tools and strategies to assist with:
    • Academic goal-setting and counseling
    • Subject tutoring
    • Development of effective study skills and habits
    • Organization, planning, and prioritizing
    • Time management
    • Memory and test-taking strategies
    You must complete this Center for Student Success Application and submit the required documentation for your child to use the resources in the CSS.  If you do not provide the required documentation and complete this application, your child may not be eligible to receive services at Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton in their first year. 
  • Dec
    8

    PSK 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, November 3, 2018 - 10 am to 12 pm
    • Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 10 am to 12 pm
    RESERVATIONS ARE NOT REQUIRED. 
    Montessori Preschool & Kindergarten - Montessori Rooms - MON
  • Dec
    14

    Lower Middle School Student Support Service Application and Supporting Documentation Due

    *For students entering grades 1-8 with documented learning differeces 

    Sacred Heart Lower and Middle Schools believe that each one of our students is capable of success in the classroom and beyond. Sometimes students with learning differences and/or physical disabilities may require specialized support in order to reach their full potential. It is the school’s policy to grant accommodations for students with documented learning differences and/or physical disabilities. Students with documented learning differences are provided with a Learning Plan based on the recommendations outlined in their educational evaluation.

    In order to be eligible for learning services at the Lower and Middle School, you must complete this Supplementary Application and submit the required documentation.

    Please note that if your child is accepted and enrolls at Sacred Heart, and we do not have this Supplementary Application and supporting documents on file your child, we cannot guarantee that your child will be eligible to receive any school-based accommodations during his/her first year.
  • Dec
    15

    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 15, 2018 and January 12, 2019.  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 26, 2019.

    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.
  • Jan
    10

    P-12 Admission Application Due

    All families applying to Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton must complete and submit the Preliminary Application, Application fee of $100 and Parent/Guardian and Student Statements (if applicable) through Ravenna



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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