A well-designed college preparatory curriculum reflects both the interests and the needs of the student. The Upper School provides the flexibility that allows the full development of individual interests without sacrificing what is essential in the liberal arts education of a young woman today.

Consistent with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Schools, the Upper School provides an academic program that focuses on the development of the whole person. Every student at the Academy receives intense training in the core disciplines of English, mathematics, social studies, world languages and science. Additionally, art, music, drama, forensics, theology, health and computer science are essential, integrated parts of this program. Through the physical education program, the Academy of the Sacred Heart helps each student develop a respect for physical fitness, a sense of fair play and an awareness of the enjoyment derived from athletic endeavors. Juniors and seniors may take more advanced courses such as Honors Calculus, Honors European History, Honors Molecular Biology, Honors Pre-calculus, Honors Physics, Honors U.S. History and a full range of Advanced Placement courses.

Plan of Studies

To learn more about our academic program and examine a complete listing of our courses with descriptions, view our Plan of Studies 2021-22 Booklet below. (Its requirements are applicable to the Class of 2025.) In addition, online courses via SophieConnect are available.

PDF of 2021-22 Plan of Studies


US Curriculum