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


Applying to Sacred Heart Schools

Applications are now being accepted for PK - 8th Grade, 2019-20 and for Early Decision Senior Kindergarten, 2020-21.

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.

Read Getting Started with Ravenna for a helpful overview, or click the icon below to go directly to Ravenna to create an account and begin the application process.

Applying for 2020-21 Senior Kindergarten Early Decision?

Select "Fall of 2019"
in the upper-right drop box

Choose "2020: SK Early Decision"
for your application type

There is a $75 application fee for new families applying to kindergarten. Please contact the Admissions Office for a waiver if this is a hardship for your family. There is no application fee for grades 1-7. 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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Questions? Contact the Admissions Office.


2019-20 Pre-Kindergarten
For children born by
August 31, 2016
Apply: Now
Decisions: Beginning February 15, 2019

2019-20 Junior Kindergarten
For children born by
August 31, 2015
Apply: Now
Decisions: March 1, 2019

2020-21 Sr. Kindergarten Early Decision
For children born by
August 31, 2015
Apply: Now
Decisions: March 1, 2019

2019-20 Sr. Kindergarten Reg. Decision
For children born by
August 31, 2014
Apply: Now
Decisions: Beginning March 2019

2019-20 Grades 1-8
Limited spaces in selected grades
Apply: Now
Decisions: As openings allow