Sacred Heart Academy (New York)

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Sacred Heart Academy
47 Cathedral Avenue
Hempstead, New York, (Nassau County) 11550
United States
Coordinates 40°42′26″N 73°38′3″W / 40.70722°N 73.63417°W / 40.70722; -73.63417Coordinates: 40°42′26″N 73°38′3″W / 40.70722°N 73.63417°W / 40.70722; -73.63417
Type Private All-Female
Motto Ad Jesum Per Marium
(To Jesus Through Mary)
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic;
Sisters of St. Joseph
Established 1949
President Jeanne Marie Ross
Principal Joanne Forker
Grades 9-12
Student to teacher ratio 12:1
Color(s) Red and Gold         
Team name Lady Spartans
Accreditation Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
Publication Concordia (literary magazine)
Newspaper Cordette
Yearbook Ex-Corde

Sacred Heart Academy is an all-girls preparatory school located on Cathedral Avenue, in Hempstead, New York, United States. It is private and Catholic. Located within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, it is run by the Sisters of Saint Joseph. Sacred Heart Academy is a single-sex school for girls, grades 9 to 12. The official school colors of Sacred Heart are red and gold.


Sacred Heart Academy was established in 1949 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood.[2]


Sacred Heart Academy is a member of the Nassau Suffolk Catholic High School Girls Athletic League and participates in interscholastic volleyball, basketball, softball, soccer, lacrosse, track and field, cross country, swimming, golf and tennis. Basketball, softball, soccer and lacrosse teams have all won state.

Musical Theatre[edit]

Sacred Heart Academy produces an annual musical in which all grades may audition and participate. It is held in the Virginia Crowley Theatre.

Notable Alumnae[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ MSA-CSS. "MSA-Commission on Secondary Schools". Archived from the original on March 25, 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  2. ^ SHA. "Sacred Heart Academy - About Us". Sacred Heart Academy website. Retrieved 2007-08-01. 
  3. ^ Katherine N. Lapp named Harvard executive vice president

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