Educating the whole child through rigorous academics, creative enrichment and social development

Since opening its doors in 1926, Sacred Heart School has provided a quality education to students in the Southwest Bronx. Sacred Heart provides a holistic Pre-K to 8th grade learning experience, helping students grow academically, spiritually and creatively with our comprehensive curriculum. Using traditional Catholic values as a guide, Sacred Heart provides a values-based education in a safe and nurturing environment.

At a Glance

Day In the Life

Sacred Heart’s Kindergarten program shapes children’s academic, social, and emotional development. Young learners participate in interactive lessons that prepare them to successfully master future academic challenges. Students also learn how to work with others by communicating and sharing within peer groups. Students also enjoy weekly physical education, song and dance, visual arts and choir classes.

8:10 AM - 8:30 AM Morning Work, Class Meeting,Prayer
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Technology
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Art and Literacy
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Lunch and Outdoor Recess
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Music and Choir
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Science Lab
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Mathematics

First and second grade teachers use a variety of teaching techniques to bring students to a deeper understanding of math and ELA topics, challenging them to build upon their existing skills. Students have weekly PE classes and benefit from enrichment programs including song and dance, visual arts and choir. The academic and arts curriculum are unified by a spiritual component to foster holistic development of each student.

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Morning Work, Class Meeting, Prayer
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Science Lab and Mathematics
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Choir and Musical Studies
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch and Outdoor Recess
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Art and Ballroom Dancing
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Reading and Religion
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Social Studies

Third, fourth and fifth graders study musical composition with the New York Philharmonic, learn ballroom dances with Dancing Classrooms and sing with the Metropolitan Opera. Teachers ensure mastery of key math topics and in ELA, students write longer, opinionated pieces so they can share their thoughts with others. As it is with all students in Sacred Heart, character and spiritual education unify all aspects of the curriculum. 

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Morning Work, Class Meeting, Prayer
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Science Lab and Mathematics
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Choir and Musical Studies
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch and Outdoor Recess
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Art and Ballroom Dancing
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Reading and Religion
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Social Studies

Sacred Heart’s middle school prepares students for success in high school and beyond. Students delve into more challenging lessons in math, ELA, science and social studies while learning to be role models for younger students. Middle school teachers frequently use our computer and science labs and iPads to enhance students’ educational experience. High school admissions guidance is available for seventh and eighth graders, resulting in impressive high school acceptance rates for our graduating class.

8:10 AM - 9:00 AM Morning Work, Class Meeting, Prayer
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM ELA/Reading
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM Mathematics and Digital Learning
12:00 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch and Recess
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Social Studies and Writing
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hands-On Science Lab
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Art and Religion