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Heart of the Matter Film & Speaker Series Presents Betsy Spiker on May 21

We are pleased to announce the next installment of the Heart of the Matter Speaker & Film series. On Tuesday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m., we welcome Early Childhood expert Betsy Spiker to share her presentation, "What Should I Do With THIS Child?" Let's explore ways we can work with our children! This event is free and open to the public. Learn more and RSVP here.

2019 Valedictorian, Salutatorian Announced

The Academy of the Sacred Heart is proud to recognize Claire Dennis (left) as Valedictorian, and her classmate Newell (Ellie) Wasson (right) as Salutatorian. Congratulations to these young women for their many academic achievements and accomplishments throughout the years. View college acceptances for the Class of 2019 here.

Let's Drive Raffle Ticket Sales!

It's time for the ASH Annual Raffle, offering a chance to win a two-year lease on a 2019 Ram 1500 OR 2019 Ford Escape OR $5,000 cash. Second prize is $1,500, and if we hit our goal, everyone gets an extra long Memorial Day weekend with Tuesday, May 28 off!  Tickets are $50 each or three for $100; the drawing takes place on May 24. Purchase your tickets now; call the Advancement Office at 248-646-8900 x170. 

Now Playing at a Theater Near You

The professional videos created this school year received rave reviews within our community, and now we're sharing that message with a wider audience! Through July 18, a 30-second promotional video for ASH will be shown before every movie screening in the Emagine Palladium, Emagine Royal Oak and Uptown Birmingham 8 theaters. Come early (15-20 minutes before showtime) and see Sacred Heart on the big screen! 

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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