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Grades JK TO Gr. 12 — Halifax, NS (Map)

Sacred Heart School of Halifax:

Sacred Heart School of Halifax ADMISSIONS

Private schools in Canada have admissions policies, and they require application materials. These may include letters of application, application fees, essays, and tests (such as the SSAT). Many schools also require interviews with prospective students. Schools also use different criteria for evaluating student applications, have different acceptance rates, and target different kinds of students. To improve your child’s chances of acceptance, find out everything you can about a school’s admissions policies and how they assess applicants.

Admissions Requirements

InterviewJK - 12
SSAT (out of province)
Entrance Exam(s)7 - 12
Entrance Essay

Sacred Heart admissions deadlines and fees

Day students: Rolling
Offer mid-year entry: Yes

Application fee: $0
Registration fee: $3,000
Deposit: $1,000

What Sacred Heart says about their admissions requirements:

Prospective families can complete the online application which is easy, free, and takes very little time. Once the Admissions Department receive the application, they will be in touch to arrange an in-person or online tour, and an appointment for the child’s admissions assessment. 


Learn about the percentage of students typically accepted into Sacred Heart School of Halifax. This can help you gauge your chances of getting into this school. For instance, a 95% acceptance rate means a school is relatively easy to get into, while a 10% acceptance rate means it will be difficult to get into.

Sacred Heart School of Halifax acceptance rate: 78%

Sacred Heart School of Halifax student entry points

Schools accept different numbers of students at different grade levels. Learn how many students are accepted into Sacred Heart School of Halifax at each grade level.

Student TypeJKSKK123456789101112
Day Acceptance
(Acceptance rate)
8 - 10 (65%)6 - 8 (67%)06 - 10 (45%)6 - 10 (86%)6 - 10 (50%)2 - 4 (83%)2 - 4 (44%)2 - 4 (62%)6 - 10 (78%)6 - 10 (76%)4 - 8 (79%)8 - 10 (71%)8 - 10 (64%)8 - 10 (33%)

What type of student Sacred Heart is looking for:

Sacred Heart students are kind to their peers and teachers, intellectually curious, and socially conscious young women and men who show their school spirit in ways that are relational and constructive. Sacred Heart seeks students who want to be engaged in learning and who seek to develop their unique extracurricular gifts and talents. Becoming who one is meant to be is the key to success at Sacred Heart, and this requires self-awareness, interior listening, kind and constructive feedback, and a global outlook.

THE OUR KIDS REPORT: Sacred Heart School of Halifax

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