School State: PA
School County: Delaware
Religious affiliation: Catholic
Grades of School: 9-12, K-8
Students per teacher: Lower School: 8, Upper School: 15
Tuition: Lower School: $14,300; Middle School: $16,700; Upper School: $20,700
Financial aid offered?: Yes
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 13 AP Courses
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French, K-12; Latin, 9-12; Spanish, 9-12
School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor, Athletic prowess, Warm community
Some special needs accommodated: No, Yes
Summer program?: Yes
Which Survey?: High School Private
High School Specifics: Student-centered community environment, innovative classroom instruction where each student is known, encourage our girls to take ownership in their learning experience. The school for girls with strong minds and brave hearts; Senior Independent Study and Adulting Workshop Week, Domestic and International Sacred Heart exchange opportunities, Summer International Travel Program, Students average 50% more than the required number of service hours, Nurturing Environment, Athletic Championships.
HS Short Description: Student-centered school community with an updated academic program and curriculum offerings. Revised 21st Century schedule to included 60 and 70-minute classes over a seven-day rotation. Innovative classroom instruction with new graduation requirements require Upper School students to take four years of English and religion and three years of math, science, social studies, and world languages. Students will end each day with a 40-minute period to do homework, seek extra help, or meet with peers. More concentrated semester and full-year art courses in the Upper School.