Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School's Full Profile
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School says
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School (OLSH) is a Catholic college preparatory school,
educating and transforming young men and women in grades 9-12 in the Felician
Franciscan tradition. It is ranked as a Catholic School of Excellence, placing it in the top 5%
of Catholic schools in the country. Students at OLSH are well-prepared to find success in
post-secondary studies, and alumni are leaders in a vast range of professions. OLSH's
family atmosphere fosters personal growth and its students are enriched with challenging
courses, unique electives and activities, and comprehensive athletics and arts programs
The OLSH curriculum seeks to strike a balance between an education that supports our
Catholic faith and Christian service and the demands of a challenging college preparatory
curriculum. All courses at OLSH are college preparatory in nature. Students have the
opportunity to take 24 honors, advanced or AP courses. There are a host of opportunities
for gaining college experience, including Robert Morris University's First Semester of
College in High School program, La Roche College's Scholar program, and the University of
Pittsburgh's College in High School program. There are e-learning courses offered each
semester through the Felician Consortium. A variety of programs for academic support
exist, including the Writing & Learning Center, modeled on college writing centers and
offering teacher and peer tutoring.
Rooted in Catholic Felician Franciscan tradition, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School
educates and transforms each student for a life of exceptional Christian leadership,
stewardship, and service to all.
Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School's
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OLSH encourages all students to get involved in athletics and/or activities as being
involved leads to success overall. The school offers competition in 20 varsity sports, 80%
of the student body participates in at least one sport or time-intensive extra-curricular
activity and 100% of students participate in activities held during the school day. Activities
are offered in the areas of arts, service, leadership, academics, wellness, and faith.