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Academics

With a dedicated faculty and a curriculum based on fundamental academic disciplines, Sacred Heart School teaches a love for learning and provides students with the tools necessary to realize their full intellectual potential.The curriculum at Sacred Heart School is academically strong, faith-filled, value-centered, and technologically enhanced. The school is accredited by the State of Mississippi, Cognia(AdvanceED), and the National Catholic Education Association.  Our curriculum follows the benchmarks and standards set forth by the ACT Aspire standards.  Sacred Heart School is a program service of Sacred Heart Southern Missions in Walls, Mississippi and is governed by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Jackson, Mississippi.

We Provide the Following:
  • A Catholic environment dedicated to developing young people whose actions reflect knowledge, respect, and integrity
  • Teachers that are fully licensed by the State of Mississippi
  • Advanced technology instruction begins in pre-kindergarten
  • Science programs providing hands-on experimentation in the classroom or science lab
  • Accelerated math and reading programs encouraging achievement and allowing students to progress according to their own capabilities
  • 8th grade students planning to attend a Mississippi public high school may earn Carnegie Units toward graduation in Pre-Algebra or Algebra I, MS Studies, and Introduction to World Geography
     
Our academic program (grades K-8th) includes the following in its curriculum:
  • Language Arts
  • Literature
  • Math
  • Pre-Algebra ( 7th & 8th)
  • Algebra (8th)
  • Reading
  • Religion
  • Science
  • Spelling
  • Phonics (K-3)
  • Cursive Handwriting (2-8)
  • Social Studies
Our enrichment classes include:
  • Music
  • Spanish
  • Art
  • Library
  • Physical Education
  • Computer

 

Speech Therapy

Speech-Language services are provided to eligible students in Pre-K through Eighth grade. Children are referred through a variety of sources including school screenings, teachers, parents and staff members. Following a comprehensive assessment, eligibility is determined through Desoto County Schools in accordance with Mississippi Department of Education criteria. Eligible students are seen for therapy on the Sacred Heart School campus during the school day by a certified, licensed Speech Pathologist. For more information on the services offered, please contact our office at (662)349-0900. More information can be obtained on communication disorders from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Title I

Title I services are offered for eligible students in kindergarten through 8th grade who are in need of additional academic support.

Title III

Title III services are offered for elligible students new to the English language.