See Yourself at Sacred Heart Academy

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Contact the Office of Admissions Mrs. Susan Ellis (516) 483-7383 ext. 209

TACHS Exam To make Sacred Heart your first choice, use CODE 695 on the TACHS Exam.


More ways to See Yourself at Sacred Heart Academy

How to Apply to Sacred Heart


1. Register for the TACHS exam at The deadline to register is October 7, 2022.

One of the best ways to See Yourself at SHA is by SHAdowing a current SHA student. Prospective eighth grade students are provided an opportunity to experience a typical school day. SHAdows will meet faculty and students, attend classes, and explore our school and campus.

2. Arrange to have your 7th and 8th grade transcripts sent to by December 1.


To schedule your appointment to SHAdow, visit:

2022-2023 School Year Tuition: $13,300 School Fees: $250 Registration Fee, $125 Physical Education

Uniform Fee, $150 Chromebook Installment (for Classes of 2024, 2025 and 2026) and $300 Athletic Fee.* * A student-athlete fee is required for each sport once a student is selected for a team. Sacred Heart Academy’s tuition is payable through three payment plan options.

Financial Aid and Scholarships Sacred Heart Academy is committed to an accessible and excellent education for as many students as possible. SHA offers various merit scholarships and need-based financial aid. For more information please visit:

Tours To join us for a tour, please email Mrs. Susan Ellis: Our Seventh Grade Showcase will take place in the spring.

See Yourself at sacred heart academy

Where Girls Learn: Academics

Sacred Heart Academy

The All-Girls Advantage It’s a Fact: When girls occupy every role in their learning experience, they are empowered to be bold leaders and build strong self-confidence by capitalizing on the unique ways that girls learn* At Sacred Heart Academy you have an entire school day focused just on you—your studies—your friendships— your aspirations—your voice. Healthy collaborations with the young men at Chaminade High School foster an equal partnership between peers in the classroom and meaningful friendships outside the classroom. It’s safe. It’s comfortable. It’s all about you. SHA’s close-knit community creates a bond of sisterhood that girls carry with them for a lifetime. A feeling of belonging and inclusiveness is felt in every aspect of your daily life. SHA students are critical thinkers who build enduring relationships with other girls filled with purpose and integrity. They are inspired by the high achievements of their classmates and the network of more than 11,000 successful Sacred Heart Academy alumnae.

1510 100%

of SHA 2022 graduates are attending college

$65 MILLION in scholarships were earned by the graduating class in 2022

College credits

were earned while studying at SHA in 2022


Advanced Placement Classes were offered to SHA students in 2022


Chromebooks were used by the ENTIRE SHA community as a Google campus

of SHA graduates go on to advanced degrees AFTER college.

*Statistics provided by the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools

Pathways and Areas of Interest Some Sacred Heart students have a very clear concept of the academic and professional path they want to pursue. SHA students explore their own academic interests through customized programming and graduate prepared for college and life. Here are just a few ways our students choose to bundle their electives and gear their course of study towards a specific career path.



• Bioethics, Anatomy and Physics, AP Psychology, Statistics

• Accounting

• Physics (as a junior or senior)/AP Physics

• AP Computer Science • Computers • Economics



• Anatomy/Physiology/ Nutrition

• AP Language

• AP Biology/AP Chemistry

• Gender Studies

• Bioethics • Precalculus/Calculus/ AP Calculus • AP Psychology

• AP Literature • Psychology • Public Speaking

Where Girls Play: Athletics and Student Life With one of the most competitive programs on Long Island, Sacred Heart students participate in an extensive athletic program where they learn to cooperate as responsible team members and distinguish themselves with league championships.


• Cross-Country • Track • Field Hockey • Soccer • Basketball

• Badminton • Golf • Lacrosse

• Swimming • Tennis • Volleyball

• Winter Track

• Softball • Spring Track

Where Girls Deepen Their Faith: Mission and Spirituality Through the unique mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph, students are encouraged to become critical thinkers and grow in their faith. Opportunities for liturgy, retreats and prayer experiences allow students to develop and deepen their relationship with God.

The foundation of the CSJ mission is based on: Inclusive Love Unity Reconciliation Justice and Peace

A Co-Curricular Activity for Every Girl • Arts & Communication • Competitions • Red & Gold • Academic & Cultural Interests • Spirituality & Service

Community Service Community service opportunities give witness to loving the dear neighbor without distinction.

Where Girls Excel: The Class of 2022 were admitted to:

Where Girls Succeed: 11,000+ Alumnae owe much of my success to Sacred “ IHeart Academy and, specifically, the Guidance Department. The counselors gave me the direction I needed to help find the best program and school for my future.

Small sampling of colleges that have admitted SHA girls.

Adelphi University* Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Alfred University* American University* Appalachian State University Arizona State University Baylor University Belmont University* Bentley University* Boston College Boston University* Bard College Bryant University Bucknell University* Butler University* Champlain College Clarkson University Clemson University* Coastal Carolina University Colgate University College of Charleston* College of Mount Saint Vincent* College of the Holy Cross* Colorado State University—Ft. Collins Cornell University Creighton University* CUNY Hunter College CUNY John Jay College CUNY Lehman College Daemen College* Dartmouth College* Davidson College DePaul University* DeSales University* Dickinson College* Drexel University* Duke University Duquesne University* East Carolina University Eckerd College Elon University* Emmanuel College* Emory University Endicott College* Fairfield University* Fisher College* Florida Atlantic University Florida State University Fordham University* Franklin & Marshall College* George Washington University* Georgetown University Georgia State University Gettysburg College* Goucher College*

Hamilton College Hawai’i Pacific University* High Point University* Hofstra University* Howard University* Illinois Institute of Technology* Indiana University—Bloomington* Iona College* Ithaca College* Jacksonville University* James Madison University Johnson & Wales University* King’s College* Lafayette College* LaSalle University* Lehigh University* Le Moyne College* LIM Long Island University—C. W. Post* Louisiana State University Loyola University Chicago* Loyola University Maryland* Loyola University New Orleans* Lycoming College* Lynn University* Macalester College* Manhattan College* Manhattanville College* Marist College* Marquette University* Marymount Manhattan University* Marywood University* Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts* Merrimack College* Miami University Ohio* Michigan State University* Misericordia University* Molloy College* Monmouth University* Mount Saint Mary College* Muhlenberg College* Nazareth College* New York Institute of Technology* New York University* Northeastern University* Northwestern University North Park University* Nova Southeastern University* Pace University-Westchester Campus* Palm Beach Atlantic University Parsons School of Design— The New School Penn State University—Main Campus* Pratt Institute* Providence College* Purdue University—Main Campus Queens University of Charlotte*

Quinnipiac University* Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute* Rochester Institute of Technology* Roger Williams University* Rollins College* Sacred Heart University* Saint Anselm College* Saint Joseph’s College of Maine* Saint Joseph’s University—Philadelphia* Saint Louis University* Saint Mary’s College* Salve Regina University* Savannah College of Art & Design School of Visual Arts* Seton Hall University* Siena College* Simmons University Skidmore College Southern Illinois University— Carbondale* St. Bonaventure University* St. John Fisher College* St. John’s University* St. Joseph’s University—Patchogue* St. Lawrence University* Stevens Institute of Technology* Stonehill College* Suffolk County Community College Suffolk University* SUNY Albany* SUNY Binghamton* SUNY Brockport* SUNY Buffalo State College* SUNY Cortland SUNY Farmingdale State College SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology SUNY Geneseo* SUNY Maritime College SUNY New Paltz* SUNY Old Westbury SUNY Oneonta* SUNY Oswego* SUNY Plattsburgh SUNY Purchase SUNY Stony Brook* SUNY University at Buffalo* Syracuse University* Temple University* The Catholic University of America* The Culinary Institute of America The Ohio State University* The Savannah College of Art & Design Thomas Jefferson University* Towson University Tufts University Union College* United States Coast Guard Academy

* Designates Colleges/Universities that have granted Scholarships and Awards to the Class of 2022 as of May 24, 2022

University of Alabama University of America* University of California—Los Angeles* University of California Santa Barbara University of Chicago* University of Cincinnati University of Colorado Boulder University of Connecticut* University of Dayton* University of Delaware* University of Florida University of Georgia* University of Hawai’i at Manoa University of Illinois Chicago* University of Illinois Urbana Champain University of Maryland-College Park University of Massachusetts Amherst* University of Massachusetts Boston* University of Miami* University of Minnesota University of Mississippi University of New Hampshire University of New Haven* University of NC-Charlotte University of NC-Wilmington University of Notre Dame* University of Pittsburgh* University of Rhode Island* University of Richmond* University of Rochester* University of Saint Joseph—W. Hartford University of San Diego* University of Scranton* University of South Carolina—Columbia* University of South Florida* University of Southern California University of Tampa* University of Tennessee* University of the Sciences—Philadelphia* University of Vermont* University of Virginia—Main Campus University of Wisconsin—Madison Vanderbilt University Vassar College Villanova University Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University Wake Forest University Wentworth Institute of Technology* Wesleyan University West Chester University of Pennsylvania* West Virginia University* West Virginia Wesleyan College* William & Mary Wingate University* Winthrop University Xavier University*

—Erin Gaughran ’10

n all-women’s, values-based “ Aeducation is more important now

than ever. And SHA is getting it done. Through the Science Research Program and the Bloomberg lab, the girls are exposed to fields of study where women have been historically underrepresented.

—Karen (Samuelson ’90) Vahey

ny girl considering attending SHA “ Ashould sign up for the opportunity

to SHAdow a current student. Being able to experience life at SHA will show how special Sacred Heart is. Students at SHA have well rounded lives filled with classes, athletics and typical high school social events. —Mary E. Galligan ’80

karen (samuelson ’90) vahey

Where Girls Have the Advantage: Bloomberg Finance Lab SHA is the first and only all-girls high school with Bloomberg terminals. This allows teachers to bring real-world challenges into the classroom and leads to a Bloomberg certification.

Science Research Lab A state-of-the-art facility designed specifically for student developed research projects. Students develop their own scientific interests while planning and executing their own experiments.