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Sacred Heart Academy is a Catholic school located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan with an enrollment of 422 boys and girls in grades developmental kindergarten through twelfth grade. While we are a Catholic school and teach the Catholic church doctrine, we welcome students of all faiths. Approximately 30 percent of our students come from various faith backgrounds outside of Catholicism. The campus consists of two buildings located within a short walking distance of each other. The elementary school houses DK- grade 6 and the secondary building houses grades 7-12. 

Students:

  • 422 total enrollment at SHA (DK-12)
  • 227 students in the Elementary School
  • 195 students in the Secondary School
  • 20% of minority ethnicity

Faculty:

  • 40 teaching faculty
  • All with certified teaching degrees, many with advanced degrees

Student/Teacher Ratio:

  • 13:1 (K)
  • 15:1 (Grades 1-6)
  • 13:1 (Grades 7-12)

Facilities & Location:

  • One Campus in Mount Pleasant, Michigan (1 block south of downtown)
  • Approximately 84,000 total square feet
  • Elementary building in 1964, addition in 2007 - houses DK-6
  • Secondary building in 1906/1932 - houses 7-12
  • Second gymnasium added 2001
  • Brand new science lab for DK - 12 added 2015

Alumni:

  • over 3,700 graduates since 1889

School Colors, Mascot & Song:

Accreditation:

2017-18 Enrollment by Grade:

DK = 11            7th = 35
K = 23              8th = 28
1st = 31            9th = 25
2nd = 33         10th = 30
3rd = 35          11th = 35
4th = 36          12th = 33
5th = 31          Total (7-12) = 186
6th = 30
Total (DK - 6) = 230

Total Enrollment: 416

 

In the SHA 2017 graduating class:
  • 93% went on to college
  • One valedictorian (3.987 GPA) and one salutatorian (3.985 GPA)
  • 37% had a grade point average of 3.5 or higher
  • 100% met community service requirement of 100 hours with nine students accumulating more than 200 hours.
  • SHA Average ACT Score: 23.3; State average: 20.1 (SAT data available soon)
  • Over $1.7 million in scholarships awarded
  • 2015 and 2016 Girls Cross Country Division 4 State Champions; 2016 Girls Basketball Class D State Finalists
  • Quiz Bowl National Qualifiers
  • Model UN Conference Champion (3rd Consecutive Year)
  • Science Olympiad State Qualifier (Middle School and High School)
College Enrollment:

University of California-Berkeley, Carleton College, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Loyola University-Chicago, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, University of Toledo, Michigan State Unversity, Central Michigan University, Grand Valley State University, Albion College, Olivet College, Cornerstone University, Concordia University, and Mid-Michigan Community College.