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Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary A Foundation for Life

Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary A Foundation for Life is a coeducational private Catholic traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 6.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Small City

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Overview

Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary A Foundation for Life says

At Sacred Heart Elementary we strive to develop a vibrant Christian community where the teachers, parents, clergy, and parish family work together to encourage and support our students to fully reach their potential in a Catholic Christian enviroment. Our mission is to provide a safe and challenging academic curriculum; where children are encouraged to reach their fullest potential spiritually, and socially, in a self-disciplined Catholic Christian environment. Sacred Heart Elementary a Foundation for Life.

Curriculum

Curriculum for Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary curriculum incorporates the Mississippi State Standards in science and social studies, Career readiness in language arts and math, and Diocese of Biloxi Standards in religion. With theses standards, emphasis will be on differentiating the instruction and teaching across the curriculum. To meet the expectations of teaching across the curriculum, content passages from the science and social studies standards will be implemented into the language arts standards. Differentiating the instruction is monitored by the curriculum and student success through appropriate data. Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary has implemented the Renaissance Star testing for Reading and Math. The Renaissance testing begins with our kindergarten students by the use of the Early Literacy test. First through sixth grade students are monitored by the Star Reading and Math test and are tested four times each year (once each quarter). The Reading program begins in preschool where the children are introduced to letters, sounds, and word recognition and progress through the sixth grades to fluent reading and comprehension.
Language Arts consist of phonics, grammar, writing, speaking, and listening, from preschool through the sixth grades. Math is also implemented and begins in our preschool program and is monitored from first to sixth grades with the Star Math test, and supported with Math Facts in a flash and Accelerated Math. Science and Social Studies are taught from preschool through sixth grades by unite topics. Each child’s knowledge is monitored through comprehensive unit test.
Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary teaches the Catholic Faith to all students in Kindergarten through the sixth grades.

Mission Statement

Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary School, a ministry of Sacred Heart Church and the Biloxi Diocese, provides an environment allowing each student the opportunity to reach his/her God-given potential with instruction, discipline and Catholic values which focus on the formation of a strong moral character, academic excellence, ability to serve others and the motivation to achieve.

Finance

Finance

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.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (228) 392-4180
Email
  jsema@sacredheartelementary.org

Academics

Academics

Academic Calendar: Year

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 128
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 52
Kindergarten 15
1 16
2 10
3 12
4 8
5 6
6 9

Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary A Foundation for Life's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary A Foundation for Life's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 7 : 1
Gender 30% Male / 70% Female
Dress Code Uniform
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 50%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 6%
Principal   Jane Sema

Extracurriculars

In addition to the core subjects and religion, Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary offers classes once a week in Art, Music, Spanish, Library and Computer skills, to preschool through sixth grades and Physical Education daily to Kindergarten through sixth grades. The preschool children participate in outside play twice a day and Kindergarten through sixth grades go outside for recess once each day for fifteen minutes.

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