Sacred Heart of Jesus High School (Jackson, Tennessee)

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Sacred Heart of Jesus High School
praedonem religionum somnia
146 McClellan Rd
Jackson, Tennessee, (Madison County) 38305
United States
Coordinates 35°39′5″N 88°51′28″W / 35.65139°N 88.85778°W / 35.65139; -88.85778Coordinates: 35°39′5″N 88°51′28″W / 35.65139°N 88.85778°W / 35.65139; -88.85778
Type Private, Coeducational
Motto Religion, Reason, and Loving Kindness
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Founded 2004
School number (731)664-4474
Principal Ann Keyl
Grades 9-12
 • Grade 12 1
Average class size small
Campus size small
Color(s) Maroon and white         
Athletics conference Sacred Heart of Jesus is a member of the Middle Tennessee Athletic Conference for 8 man football and the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association.
Sports Soccer, football, baseball, tennis, cross country, and more
Mascot knight
Nickname SHJ
Team name Knights
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools [1]

Sacred Heart of Jesus High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Jackson, Tennessee, USA. It operates independently, and with the blessing of, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Memphis.


The mission of Sacred Heart of Jesus High School is to be a private, Roman Catholic, co-educational, liberal arts, college preparatory day school for appropriate Catechetical instruction in adherence to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church, and to effectively educate outstanding Christian men and women to be of service to God and to others.

Founded in 2004, Sacred Heart is a vibrant, growing, Catholic liberal arts academy, with a strong college preparatory curriculum. Based on the philosophy of St. John Bosco, their mission is to educate outstanding young men and women through the principles of "Religion, Reason, and Loving Kindness". Sacred Heart is growing rapidly and has experienced enrollment gains each year since its inception.

Accreditation & Membership: Sacred Heart of Jesus High School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS); Members of National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) and Members of the National Association of Private Catholic Independent Schools (NAPCIS).

Much of the school's success is due to the dedication and superior training of our faculty, low student to teacher ratio, and the welcoming and inclusive nature of our student community. Sacred Heart offers regular, honors, and AP courses, as well as the opportunity to earn dual credits through Union University. A trailblazer in the use of technology, Sacred Heart issues an iPad to each student for integrated use in classroom instruction. Their students have a 100% college acceptance rate and exceed the national, state, and local averages on the ACT. SHJ students have been admitted to a wide range of colleges, including local and state schools, as well as nationally ranked universities.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ SACS-CASI. "SACS-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 

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