Admissions

The Schools of the Sacred Heart is member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools. The network consists of twenty-one educational institutions in the United States and over two hundred schools internationally. All of the network schools are rooted in the philosophy and vision of St. Madeline Sophie and are guided by the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. As a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools in the United States, the Schools of the Sacred Heart commits itself to educating students, with a focus on educating the whole child, in:

  • a personal and active faith in God
  • a deep respect for intellectual values
  • a social awareness which impels to action
  • the building of community as a Christian value
  • personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.

The Schools of the Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau is accredited by the Louisiana State Department of Education, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS) and is a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools , and other professional associations.The Schools of the Sacred Heart admits students of any race, religion, nationality, or ethnic origin who are qualified academically. Applicants to the school are considered on the basis of their application, previous school records, teachers’ recommendations, and personal interview. Entrance tests are required and administered at the school by appointment. The Admissions Committee interviews prospective students and makes recommendations for admission.

Applications are accepted at any time when accompanied by the necessary information and the nonrefundable application fee. Parents are contacted with an admission decision as soon as all application materials are received, the applicant has tested, and the interview process has been completed. Parents are requested to reply within two weeks of formal acceptance.

Admission Procedures

Through the link below you will find information for applying to the Academy.

Admission Procedures
International Admission Procedures
Important Information for International Students

Financial Assistance

Schools of the Sacred Heart provides limited financial assistance to qualifying day students. Residential students are able to receive assistance on tuition but not on boarding fees. Any family interested in applying for assistance should indicate this on the application. SSH utilizes the services of Financial Aid for School Tuition (FAST). Applications are completed online. Access to the FAST program is accessed by clicking here.

Admissions Correspondence

D’Lane Wimberley Thomas
Director of Admissions
P.O. Box 310
1821 Academy Road
Grand Coteau, Louisiana 70541
Telephone: (337) 662-5275
FAX: (337) 662-3011
E-mail: admissions@sshcoteau.org