Sacred Heart Academy

Our Mission

Rooted in the mission of Jesus, we are committed as one CSJ family to live and work with inclusive love to bring about unity and reconciliation of all creation and all people with God and with one another. Unity, reconciliation, inclusive love, peace and justice.

As a community, we educate both the heart and the mind of our students through the values of hospitality, excellence, accountability, respect, reverence, truthfulness, and trust.


Sacred Heart is accredited by the New York State Board of Regents and by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and holds full membership in the National Catholic Educational Association.

In May 1996, Sacred Heart was recognized by the United States Department of Education as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence – the highest honor a school can achieve.
SHA snapshots of excellence: a few fast facts

  • On average, 99% of SHA graduates attend 4-year colleges.
  • In 2021, 90% of the graduating class received academic, artistic or athletic scholarships to college, totaling over $58 million.
  • SHA graduates routinely take their places among the top echelons of business, government and academia.
  • As one aspect of fulfilling our mission of "bringing about union and reconciliation by awakening in our community an awareness of the unconditional love God has for all people," each SHA student is required to complete at least 20 hours of community service annually. However, most students far exceed this, devoting up to 200 hours of their time each term to helping their neighbors.
  • Thanks to our exceptional 13:1 student-teacher ratio, combined with a faculty extraordinarily dedicated to our students' success, SHA students routinely surpass their state peers in standardized test scores and the majority earn Advanced Designation Regents Diplomas each year.
May 04, 2022  
Position Overview: Responsible for implementation of Enrollment marketing campaigns – creation of campaign elements, placement of messages. Manage the School’s website, including written and visual content, forms, key messaging, brand identity and images. Ensure that content is current, easy to find, relevant, visually compelling and well-written. Manage SHA’s social media program including the coordination of vibrant, current and consistent messaging across all channels; the creation of an annual social media plan; establishing policies for content and access; training for administration, faculty, and students; monitoring best practices among high schools. Create and distribute weekly newsletter to parents. Collaborate with internal staff and external vendors to acquire photography/videography of school events and activities for publications and stock library. Manage the image library via Google drive and utilize images to create engaging campaigns for admissions,...
Sacred Heart Academy 47 Cathedral Avenue, Hempstead, NY, USA Full time
May 04, 2022  
Position Overview:   The position of Director of Marketing & Enrollment requires an experienced, creative and driven marketing leader to set and execute the growth marketing strategy for the Sacred Heart Academy (SHA) brand and student enrollment. The role is responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive Marketing Plan designed to amplify SHA’s “Developing Women Leaders” brand positioning of leadership, student achievement and women’s empowerment to all constituents (parents, students, alumnae, benefactors, faculty, and larger community). The individual taking on this role will demonstrate proven ability in developing and driving successful marketing campaigns that have contributed to increased revenue, new customer acquisition and customer retention in three key areas: Enrollment: (Admissions/Retention) Institutional Advancement: (Alumnae Relations, Development, Special Events) School life: (School-wide events, Athletics, student...
Sacred Heart Academy 47 Cathedral Avenue, Hempstead, NY, USA Full time
May 04, 2022  
The Director of Admissions is responsible for all aspects of the admissions process, including developing and implementing recruitment strategies; guiding students and families through the admission process; tracking and reviewing candidate applications; generating final admission and scholarship decisions; recruiting newly admitted students to enroll; (on-going recruiting and retaining newly accepted students) and engaging in effective community outreach to (new populations and geographical areas) expand the Sacred Heart Academy brand.  The Director of Admissions plays a vital leadership role at the school, serving as a member of the Strategic Advancement Team, the Financial Aid Committee, and the Strategic Communications Team that sets strategy and seeks synergies that align and strengthen the school’s programming and reputation. In addition, the Director of Admissions reports regularly at meetings of the Board of Trustees and has an important voice and role in the school’s...
Sacred Heart Academy 47 Cathedral Avenue, Hempstead, NY, USA Full time