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The Heart of the Matter Speaker Series Presents "History, Human Rights & the Power of One" on March 10

Academy of the Sacred Heart is pleased to present Kenneth B. Morris, Co-Founder and President of Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives on Tuesday, March 10 at 9 a.m. Morris will speak on "History, Human Rights and the Power of One" as part of the school's Heart of the Matter speaker and film series. This event is free and open to the public; recommended for ages 12+. Learn more and register here

Thank You for Supporting "A Grand Affair Benefit Gala"!

"A Grand Affair Benefit Gala" on Friday, February 7 celebrated the past - the legendary Roaring Twenties - and raised funds to propel Academy of the Sacred Heart forward. Thank you to all those who made this event possible, from our chairs, Emily & Paul Buckles, to our generous sponsors, donors and volunteers, as well as all who attended in support of the Children of the Sacred Heart. View a photo gallery here.

Join Summer at Sacred Heart at the Metro Parent Camp Expo on February 23

Attending the Metro Parent Camp Expo on Sunday, February 23? Stop by Summer at Sacred Heart's booth to learn about day camps exploring sports, art, science, nature and friendship. Our special interest camps cater to aspiring scientists, fashion designers, chefs, dancers and athletes, too! The Camp Expo runs from 12-3 p.m. at Bloomfield Hills High School. Check back soon for details on Summer at Sacred Heart!

Senior Art Student Honored

Congratulations to Rose Harrington '20! Her work, B Side (pictured), is a nominee for the American Visions Medal - one of five works selected from the region in the 2020 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. A separate series of oil paintings earned her eight Gold Keys and two Silver Keys in the competition. At ASH, she participates in a senior independent printmaking exploration; she is also a student at Atelier Studio.

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Early Childhood Program

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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

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$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