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In an increasingly competitive and technology-driven society, it has become essential for students to possess a host of skills and qualities that go beyond the norm. We have 140 years of experience, and we are still leading the WAY!  We partner with parents to create smart, thoughtful, and creative students, ready for leadership, and ready for high school and the years beyond.  

Sacred Heart Catholic School (SHCS) is a private parochial school that serves Junior Kindergarten - eighth grade students and follows the curriculum set forth in the North Carolina Standard Course of Study and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).  Details may be viewed at DPI NC Curriculum and Standards LINK

Additionally, SHCS follows the mission for education of the Diocese of Charlotte, which is comprised of 19 schools (3 high schools, 1 middle school, 11 K-8th schools and 4 elementary schools).  Sacred Heart is part of a larger school system that includes a superintendent, main offices in Charlotte, curriculum specialists, and many principals coming together to provide the very best in Catholic education.
*Charlotte Catholic High School (Charlotte)
*Bishop McGuiness High School (Kernersville)
*Christ the King High School (Concord)
*Holy Trinity Middle School (Charlotte)
*Asheville Catholic School (PreK - 8th, Asheville)
*Immaculata Catholic School (PreK - 8th, Hendersonville)
*Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School (PreK - 8th, High Point)
*Our Lady of Assumption Catholic School (PreK - 8th, Charlotte)
*Our Lady of Grace Catholic School (PreK - 8th, Greensboro)
*Our Lady of Mercy Catholic School (PreK - 8th, Winston-Salem)
*Sacred Heart Catholic School (JK - 8th, Salisbury)
*Saint Ann Catholic School (PreK - 8th, Charlotte)
*Saint Gabriel Catholic School (K - 5th, Charlotte)
*Saint Leo Catholic School (PreK - 8th, Winston-Salem)
*Saint Mark Catholic School (K - 8th, Huntersville)
*Saint Matthew Catholic School (TK - 5th, Charlotte)
*Saint Michael Catholic School (PreK - 8th, Gastonia)
*Saint Patrick Catholic School (K - 5th, Charlotte)
*Saint Pius Catholic School (PreK - 8th, Greensboro)
Sacred Heart Catholic School is fully accredited by Cognia (formerly known as AdvancED and SACS), the North Carolina Department of Non-Public Instruction, and the Diocese of Charlotte.