Sacred Heart Schools

FROM THE Education
SK-8 Campus: 6250 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago


Preschool Campus: 5649 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago


Sacred Heart is a Catholic, independent PK-8 school that warmly welcomes students of all faiths into a joyful and loving community. Founded in 1876, Sacred Heart Schools is Chicago's oldest independent school and is recognized worldwide, with 22 schools in the United States and more than 150 internationally.

Sacred Heart is now accepting applications for Pre-Kindergarten, Junior Kindergarten and Senior Kindergarten 2020-21, as well as Early Decision for Senior Kindergarten 2021-22. Limited spaces are available for new students in first through eighth grade, depending on attrition.

Families come to Sacred Heart from more than 30 zip codes throughout the city and suburbs. Thirty percent of our students identify as students of color. Ninety-five percent of our graduates attend their first-choice high school. Before and after-school care is provided at no charge. A bus program serves families in the Gold Coast, Old Town, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square, Ravenswood and Roscoe Village. More than $2.5 million in need-based tuition assistance is awarded to Sacred Heart families annually.

Upcoming Events


Admissions Coffees, which are offered on selected mornings from 9:15-11:15 a.m., are the best way to get to know Sacred Heart. Interested in the Preschool campus? Tours are available on select days at both 9:15 and 5 pm. Coffees and tours fill up quickly, so reserve your space today at www.shschicago.org or email admissions@shschicago.org.

Admissions Coffees

9:15-10:15 a.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 6

Friday, Nov. 15

Friday, Dec. 6

Friday, Feb. 7

Friday, March 27

Friday, May 1

Preschool Tours

9:15-10:15 a.m.

Nov. 14

Dec. 5

Jan. 16

Feb. 6

March 20

April 30

May 22

Preschool Tours

5-6 p.m.

Nov. 13

Feb. 5