A Catholic, independent, college-prep school for girls, ages 1 – 12th grade.

Changing the world since 1867

The Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls offering education and instructional services from pre-kindergarten school through grade 12. Little Hearts, our Early Learning Program for ages 1 through 3 year-old girls, is also a division of the school.

Founded in 1867 and affectionately known as the Rosary, the school has a long history that is rooted in the spiritual charism of the Society of the Sacred Heart whose mission is to “make known the love of God through the heart of Jesus.”

At Sacred Heart, we challenge our girls with an education attuned to the circumstances and times in which we live, and we express an exceptional spirit of love – for our traditions, our students and our community.
 
Customs and traditions that characterize Sacred Heart schools evolve over the years, but the vital force always remains the same: a deep personal love of God. This love inspires our students to share their gifts with others through lives of concern and service.
 

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The Sacred Heart Promise

Sacred Heart Promise

Sacred Heart will continue to work to deliver on the Sacred Heart Promise to each of you, our Parents, who have graciously entrusted to Sacred Heart the education of your daughters:

Founded in 1867 and grounded in the history of the Religious of the Sacred Heart, the Academy of the Sacred Heart is an independent, Catholic, all-girl, college-prep institution.

Our teachers and staff create a warm, nurturing and caring atmosphere of affection and freedom, stimulating personal growth for the whole child.

Our students thrive and grow as they discover their unique talents. Dedicated teachers draw out the potential of each student, who is confident as she masters the challenging academic curriculum in pursuit of new horizons. A deep respect for intellectual values is paramount.

Our students are alert to the needs of others and embrace a profound sense of social awareness. This leads to lives of conviction and action. They are courageous in building community as a Christian value.

Girls develop relationships both here and abroad. These enduring friendships transcend their years in school. Our graduates are alive with a personal and active faith as they learn to celebrate the mystery of God's goodness in their lives.

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Non Discrimination Policy

Non Discrimination Policy

Sacred Heart is a Catholic, independent college prep, ISAS school for girls, and admits qualified students regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin.
 
The Academy of the Sacred Heart’s mission includes the goal of educating young women to have a greater understanding of diversity in all forms in the New Orleans area in order to celebrate our differences and to break down the barriers that separate us.
 
Sacred Heart recognizes that through education, open-minded dialogue and action, we can help change the systemic causes of prejudice, discrimination, and violence that permeate our society.

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Public Relations Use of School Photos

The privacy of student photos is important to us at Academy of the Sacred Heart. Throughout the year, photographs and videos are sometimes taken of students either by Sacred Heart and/or the media. Unless a parent otherwise notifies the school, photographs and videos may be used by Sacred Heart or its designees for publication or broadcast purposes. If you DO NOT wish for pictures or videos of your child to be used externally, please contact the Dean of Students as well as the Director of Communications/Public Relations at communications@ashrosary.org

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Rosary Campus
4521 St. Charles Avenue New Orleans LA 70115
(504) 891-1943 | Fax (504) 891-9939
Mater Campus
4301 St. Charles Avenue New Orleans LA 70115
(504) 269-1230 | Fax (504) 896-7899
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