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We strongly encourage applications be submitted in early fall.

In accordance with the schedule of dates set by ISAS (Independent Schools of the Southwest) and the Archdiocese of New Orleans, the Academy of the Sacred Heart will begin to notify applicants as follows: 

  • Applicants for Little Hearts by the end of January 2019
  • Applicants for Grades 1-12 by Thursday, February 13, 2019
  • Applicants for PreKindergarten and Kindergarten by Tuesday, March 12, 2020

NOTE: The Academy of the Sacred Heart will continue to accept applications year round.

To apply, parents should:

• Complete and return the application form with fee
• Have academic records and recommendations sent to the school (as noted per grade level)
• Arrange for testing (as noted per grade level)
• Arrange for an interview for the applicant and her parents
• Arrange a visiting day in the classroom

LITTLE HEARTS (1–3 YEAR OLDS) APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Incoming Little Hearts students must have their birthday by August 31 of their school year. For example, a girl must turn 1 years of age by August 31 to enter the Little Hearts 1 program.

PREK & KINDERGARTEN APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS :

Children must be 4 years old by August 31 to enter PreK, and 5 by August 31 for Kindergarten.

  • Complete the online application with $100 non-refundable fee (this includes the application and Developmental Screening scheduled by Sacred Heart)
  • Attend a tour of the Academy of the Sacred Heart
  • Attend the Academy of the Sacred Heart Play Day
  • Complete an in-house screening and participation in a classroom visit
  • Applicants will be notified of the Play Day, screening date and time and opportunities for classroom visits once their application has been received
  • Complete "Permission for School to Release Student Records form"; to include teacher recommendations and other records as requested

LOWER SCHOOL (GRADES 1-4) APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

MIDDLE SCHOOL (GRADES 5-8) APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

UPPER SCHOOL (GRADES 9-12) APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

The Cost of an Independent School

Meeting the cost of an independent school education can be challenging in today's world. The Academy of the Sacred Heart's financial assistance program awards grants to qualified families who demonstrate need. Guidelines provided by Smart Aid are used in determining the amount of each grant. Students receiving financial aid must meet the regular admission requirements of the school. Financial Aid information can be found here >

Questions? Call the Admission Office at 504.269.1213 or email us.

Each applicant for admission to Sacred Heart is given careful consideration.

The Academy of the Sacred Heart admits academically qualified students without regard to race, color, religion, nationality or ethnic origin. To submit an application, parents should:

  • Have academic records and recommendations sent to the school
  • Arrange for testing
  • Arrange for an interview for the applicant and her parents
  • Arrange a visiting day in the classroom
  • If you are applying for financial aid, please check the box on application form; Learn more about financial aid >
Need help with admission?
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MEET THE ADMISSION TEAM

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Ashley Zito, Director of Admission
504.269.1214
azito@ashrosary.org

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Beth Murphy, Admission Assistant PreK-12
504.269.1213
bmurphy@ashrosary.org

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Eryn Melancon, Admission & Admin. Assistant Little Hearts
504.269.6509
emelancon@ashrosary.org

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