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Sacred Heart Academy is located on the 125-acre property of the United States Provincialate of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

265 Benham Street
Hamden, CT 06514
Phone: 203-288-2309 | Fax: 203-230-9680

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Sacred Heart Academy, founded by the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in the Roman Catholic Tradition and committed to the expression of strong Christian values and intellectual growth, provides a challenging college preparatory education for young women. The school is a community which promotes the growth of the whole person in a caring environment which encourages personal integrity, compassion, justice and a sense of responsibility to self, others and the needs of society.


  • Catholic college preparatory school for girls
  • Grades 9-12
  • 43 clubs and organizations
  • 23 teams competing in 14 interscholastic sports


  • 494 enrolled
  • 90% Roman Catholic
  • 55 Connecticut towns
  • 100% of seniors are accepted to four-year colleges

Faculty and Staff

  • 57 dedicated educators, including 9 Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
  • 80% hold advanced degrees


  • 104 course offerings
  • 15 Advanced Placement Courses
  • Several courses awarding college credit through University of Connecticut's Early College Experience
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 9:1

Tuition and Financial Aid (2017-2018)

  • $15,000 tuition includes activity fees, class trip fees and technology fees including the lease of a laptop computer
  • Athletic fee of $50 per sport, per athlete
  • Financial aid and scholarships available


  • The New England Association of Schools and Colleges
  • The Connecticut Department of Education


  • Connecticut Association of Schools
  • Connecticut Association of Independent Schools
  • National Catholic Educational Association

265 Benham Street, Hamden, CT 06514 P 203-288-2309 F 203-230-9680
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