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Join Us! All-School Open House on January 27

Experience the #ASHDifference on Sunday, January 27 from 1-3 p.m. at Academy of the Sacred Heart's All-School Open House. You'll learn more about our unique community, ranging from infants - Grade 8 for boys, and infants - Grade 12 for girls. Learn more about our admissions events here.

ASH Hires Elizabeth Pietrangelo as Chief Financial Officer

The Academy of the Sacred Heart has announced that Elizabeth Pietrangelo of Birmingham has been hired as Chief Financial Officer. Pietrangelo most recently served as Vice President of Finance and Administration for the Michigan Humane Society. She is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner with extensive experience in the non-profit sector. Read full media release here.

Winter Enrichment Classes Begin the Week of January 22

Registration is underway for Winter 2019 Enrichment Classes, which begin the week of January 22! To streamline the process, we are now using CampDoc as our secure registration platform. Click here to view all class offerings and then sign up today!

Save the Date - February 8 - to Attend the Pistons Game with Fellow ASH Families

Enjoy a fun night at Little Caesars Arena with Academy of the Sacred Heart - watch the Pistons take on the New York Knicks on Friday, February 8 at 7 p.m. Everyone who purchases through ASH will receive a Pistons item and get to take a free throw on the court after the game, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the school. Deadline extended - order by January 25! Click here for details and to purchase tickets.

ASH Events

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

1200+ Service HoursPerformed monthly by ASH students

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$6.2+ MillionAwarded to the class of 2018 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

Johnny, Grade 7

"I love that all the staff bring a lot of positivity to the kids and guests here at school; the students are always super nice to each other."
  • Favorite Subject
  • Favorite Experience
    Planet Project on Venus
  • Favorite Sport

Aaron, Grade 6

"The Academy of the Sacred Heart is a great learning experience. It helps you become the best you can be."
  • Favorite Tradition
  • Favorite Goal
    Goal 2 - Study & Learn
  • Favorite Experience
    Constellation Project

Aria, Grade 8

"I would describe Sacred Heart as a sanctuary, a place where you can create tight bonds with the people around you. It has helped me strengthen my connection with God."
  • Favorite Subject
  • Favorite Goal
    Goal 5 - Wise Choices
  • Favorite Sport

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