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Applying to Sacred Heart Schools

Apply now for the 2020-21 school year or for 2021-22 Senior Kindergarten Early Decision.

Begin your application

Sacred Heart is one of several Chicago schools using Ravenna, a web-based service for online applications. Applicants can use Ravenna to schedule appointments, request teacher recommendations, submit documentation and track application progress.

Click the icon below to go directly to Ravenna to create an account and begin the application process.

Select "Applying for the fall of 2020"
at the top of your screen for all applications, including Senior Kindergarten Early Decision 2021-22.

Choose your preferred apply grade
and application type.

Junior Kindergarten 2020-21 and Senior Kindergarten Early Decision 2021-22 share an application type. 
You will indicate your apply grade
on your application.

There is a $75 application fee for new families applying to preschool and senior kindergarten. Please contact the Admissions Office for a waiver if this is a hardship for your family. There is no application fee for grades 1-8. If your family does not have access to a computer or requires assistance completing your application, the Admissions Office is happy to assist you.

Please note: You will use your Ravenna login and password to access your application throughout the entire admissions process, so please keep them handy. If you lose your login information, you will need to go to and follow the directions to retrieve your password. Sacred Heart does not have access to your Ravenna login information.

Sacred Heart admits students of any race, color or national and ethnic origin to the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.


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Download our Admissions Viewbook.


Questions? Contact the Admissions Office.


2020-21 Pre-Kindergarten
For children born 
September 1, 2016 - August 31, 2017
Decisions announced beginning February 20, 2020

2020-21 Junior Kindergarten or
2021-22 Senior Kindergarten
Early Decision

For children born
September 1, 2015 - August 31, 2016
Decisions announced March 6, 2020

2020-21 Senior Kindergarten
Regular Decision

For children born
September 1, 2014 - August 31, 2015
Decisions announced beginning February 28, 2020

2020-21 Grades 1-8
Limited spaces in selected grades
Applications accepted on a rolling basis
Decisions announced as openings allow


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