We educate and inspire the heart and mind of each child to become a courageous and confident leader who knows and loves God, and who reveals that love by serving others.
Educating and inspiring young people for over 200 years, the Academy of the Sacred Heart claims a rich history of love and learning. Founded in 1818 by St. Rose Philippine Duchesne, the Academy was the first Sacred Heart school outside of France and the first of many in the United States and beyond.
Today we are an independent Catholic elementary school, united with Schools of the Sacred Heart around the world in a philosophy of education that is expressed in five goals.
We look to the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education, which give purpose to our objectives, a framework for our educational philosophy, and inspiration for all that we do. As a Sacred Heart School, we are guided by deep-rooted values that unite us with the Network of Sacred Heart Schools in the United States and Canada and with 139 schools of the Sacred Heart around the world. We take great pride in our shared commitment to educate to: