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Red Wing Panel to Speak at "The Last Round" Golf Outing on September 19

Join the ASH Booster Club on September 19 for a day of golf at the legendary Oakland Hills Country Club, followed by cocktails and a strolling dinner with featured speakers from the Detroit Red Wings: Kris Draper, Jimmy Howard, Shawn Horcoff and Dan Cleary. Space is limited for golfers; additional tickets are available for cocktails and dinner only. Learn more and register here.

#SophieTheSmartCar is Spreading the Word!

Named after the foundress of Sacred Heart education, Academy of the Sacred Heart's new mobile mascot is hitting the streets around metro Detroit to spread the word about our special school! Post a picture to social media with #SophieTheSmartCar for a chance to win cool prizes, and stay tuned to see what we've got up our sleeves as the roll-out continues! 

Looking Forward to a Great Start

We look forward to a great start to the 2019-2020 school year when we gather for Registration and Orientation Day on Tuesday, September 3! ASH families looking for students' summer work, or the documents and information you will need to begin the school year, please visit the Forms page

Registration Open for 10th Annual Heart of Oak 5K!

Join us on Sunday, September 15 for one of Academy of the Sacred Heart's signature events - the 10th annual Heart of Oak - Vicki Oakley Memorial 5K Run, 5K Family Walk and Kids 1-Mile Fun Run. Proceeds will support the school’s athletic programs in memory of coach and educator Vicki Oakley. Register now!

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Six Schools - One Family

Early Childhood Program

A caring learning environment for boys and girls from birth to age 4

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Primary School

Offering a developmental approach to learning for girls and boys, PreK-Grade 1

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Lower School

Hands-on learning and instruction for girls and boys, Grades 2-4

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Middle School for Girls

Designed to answer the developmental needs of young women, Grades 5-8

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Kensington Hall

Addressing the unique needs of young men, Grades 5-8

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Upper School

Strong, college preparatory curriculum for young women, Grades 9-12

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ASH at a Glance


165+ YearsEducating leaders in metro Detroit

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100% College Acceptance98%+ students accepted at first choice school
Service Hours

200+ Service HoursPerformed weekly by ASH students

Graduation Diploma

$6.5 MillionAwarded to the class of 2019 in college scholarship offers

Teacher and Students

Low 12:1 Student-to-Teacher RatioEnsures each child is well-known


200 Sacred Heart SchoolsProviding connections worldwide


28 Acre CampusAccomodates outdoor and indoor hands-on learning


40+ Local CommunitiesRepresented by current families

Community Spotlight

Ricardo reflects on Grade 4

"The teachers are really nice. They know how each student learns best and show us strategies to use ... I like brainstorming writing ideas with Mrs. McCaffrey."
  • Favorite Tradition
    Saint Nicholas Day

  • Favorite Subject
  • Favorite Activity
    Kids Night Out

Avery, Class of 2021

"ASH is a tightly-knit community where all are welcome. I really like the small class sizes because I am more confident - I get to grow more as a person and a student. "
  • Favorite Tradition
    Prize Day

  • Favorite Project
    21st Century Leaders
  • Favorite Sport
    Cross Country

Matheus reflects on Grade 4

"This school is fun-loving and also creative. Goal 4, be a friend to all, is most meaningful to me because I do not want anybody to be bullied and I want to have lots of friends."
  • Favorite Tradition
    Storytellers in the Woods

  • Favorite Project
    Pen Pals
  • Favorite Activity
    Hip Hop