Catholic, Independent Elementary Schools Serving Chicago's Children Since 1876


Applying to Sacred Heart Schools 

Applications for the 2022-23 school year as well as our unique Early Decision option for senior kindergarten 2023-24 will be available August 15. 

If you are interested in applying for the 2021-22 school year, we invite you to contact the Admissions Office at or 773-681-8418 to discuss grade-level openings.

For more information, please see our Parent's Guide to the Admission Process booklet.

Begin your application

Sacred Heart is one of several Chicago schools using the online application system Ravenna. Throughout the admissions process, families use Ravenna to schedule appointments, request teacher recommendations, submit documentation, and track application progress. Set up your Ravenna account to inquire or apply, as well as to receive newsletters, event invitations, and important reminders from the Admissions Team.

You will use your Ravenna account throughout the admissions process, so please use an email address you check frequently when creating your account.

Step 1
Click the Apply Online icon to visit Ravenna.

Step 2
Select "Applying for the fall of 2021"
at the top of  your screen, including for
SK Early Decision.

Step 3
Choose your apply grade
and application type.

JK 2021-22 & SK Early Decision 2022-23 share an application type.
Please indicate your preference
on your application.

There is a $75 application fee for new families applying to preschool and senior kindergarten. Contact the Admissions Team at for a waiver code 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 help in completing your application, please contact the Admissions Team at Someone will be happy to assist you. 

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.


Join us for a Virtual Information Session


Download our Admissions Viewbook.


Questions? Contact the Admissions Office.


2021-22 Pre-Kindergarten
For children born 
September 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018
Decisions announced beginning February 12, 2021

2021-22 Junior Kindergarten or
2022-23 Senior Kindergarten
Early Decision

For children born
September 1, 2016 - August 31, 2017
Decisions announced beginning
March 5, 2021

2021-22 Senior Kindergarten
Regular Decision

For children born
September 1, 2015 - August 31, 2016
Rolling notification begins January 26, as files are complete and openings allow

2021-22 Grades 1-8
Limited spaces in select grades
Applications accepted on a rolling basis
Rolling notification begins in February, as files are complete and openings allow


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