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Register Now! Global Service Day is September 15

Saturday, September 15 is the 200th anniversary of the day St. Rose Philippine Duchesne opened the first Sacred Heart school in America. The global network of Sacred Heart schools is marking the occasion with a Global Service Day. Several service projects are available around metro Detroit and on campus in Bloomfield Hills. Learn more and register to be part of this world-wide event here.

Resources to Start the School Year Right

We look forward to a great start to the 2018-2019 school year when we gather for Registration and Orientation Day on Tuesday, September 4! ASH families looking for students' summer work, or the documents and information you will need to begin the school year, should visit the Forms page

Ninth Annual Heart of Oak 5K to be Held on September 9

On Sunday, September 9, the ASH Booster Club will sponsor the ninth annual Heart of Oak - Vicki Oakley Memorial 5K Run, 5K Family Walk and Kids 1-Mile Fun Run. Proceeds will support the Academy’s athletic programs in memory of coach and educator Vicki Oakley. Read the full press release here or register now!

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

Join us in celebrating the many achievements of our newest alumnae and alumni, the Class of 2018. The 40 Upper School graduates received more than $6.2 million in scholarship offers from dozens of colleges and universities nationwide. View the full list of college acceptances here. Visit Facebook for photo galleries from our year-end celebrations. Congratulations to these graduates as they step into promising futures!

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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