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


Applying to Sacred Heart Schools

If you are interested in applying for the 2019-20 school year, please first contact the Admissions Office to determine if space is available.  The Admissions Team is happy to speak with you and share the most up-to-date class information.

Applications for the 2020-21 school year and 2021-21 Senior Kindergarten Early Decision will be available on-line August 15, 2019.

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.

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 1-8. 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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Questions? Contact the Admissions Office.


2020-21 Pre-Kindergarten
For children born by
August 31, 2017
Apply By:  December 9, 2019
Decisions: Beginning February 20, 2020

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

For children born by
August 31, 2016
Apply: December 9, 2019
Decisions: March 6, 2020

2020-21 Senior Kindergarten
Regular Decision

For children born by
August 31, 2015
Apply: December 9, 2020
Decisions: Beginning February 28, 2020

2020-21 Grades 1-8
Limited spaces in selected grades
Apply: Rolling
Decisions: As openings allow