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

Thank you for your interest in Sacred Heart.

We appreciate your interest in exploring a Sacred Heart education for your daughter and look forward to working with you throughout the admission process. Our school welcomes students of diverse backgrounds and faiths and is committed to the development of each student's spiritual, intellectual, physical and emotional growth.


Want to feel the Sacred Heart spirit?
Come see for yourself what a “day in the life” of a current student is like – in class and around campus. To schedule a personal tour, fill out this online form or call 504.269.1213. We can’t wait to show you around.

Application Requirements

To apply, parents should:

• Complete and return the application form with fee (no fee for Little Heats program)
• 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

Guidelines for Preschool (PreK & Kindergarten)

  • Children entering the Prekindergarten program should be four years old by August 31st
  • Children entering the Kindergarten program should be five years old by August 31st
  • Applicants are required to have an intellectual assessment WPPSI-IV (Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence IV)
  • A classroom group or individual visit on the Mater Campus
  • A confidential ISAS Teacher Recommendation Form completed by their current school
  • Classroom observation at student's current school by admission office personnel

Guidelines for Lower School (1st - 4th grades)

  • Applicants are required to have an intellectual assessment WPPSI-IV (Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence IV or Weschsler Intelligence Scale for Children – Fourth Edition)
  • Applicant's most recent transcript of grades and standardized test scores (requested by the admission office)
  • ISAS Teacher Recommendation Form completed by student's current school
  • Scheduled classroom visit day on the Mater Campus

Guidelines for Middle School (5th - 8th grades)

  • Applicants are required to have an achievement testing administered at Sacred Heart or another ISAS school
  • Applicant's most recent transcript of grades and standardized test scores (requested by the admission office)
  • Confidential ISAS Teacher Recommendation Forms completed by student's current school
  • Scheduled class visit day at Sacred Heart
  • Student interview

Guidelines for Upper School (9th - 12th grades)

  • Applicants are required to have achievement testing administered at Sacred Heart or another ISAS school
  • Applicant's most recent transcript of grades and standardized test scores
  • Confidential ISAS Teacher Recommendation Forms completed by student's current school
  • Scheduled class visit day at Sacred Heart
  • Student interview

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 the FAST Service for Financial Aid are used in determining the amount of each grant. Students receiving financial aid must meet the regular admission requirements of the school.

For more information, call the Admission Office at 504.269.1213 or email us.

Ready to get started?

The Admission Committee reviews each applicant's completed file. Parents will be notified of admission decisions according to the schedule of dates set by the ISAS schools of New Orleans and the Archdiocese of New Orleans. The Academy of the Sacred Heart admits academically qualified students without regard to race, color, religious preference, national or ethnic origin.

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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