Grades 7 to 11

Discover our Academic Program for Grades 7 to 11.

Grades 7 to 11 Academics at Sacred Heart: A Foundation for Girls' Excellence in Montreal

As one of Montreal's premier private English high schools for girls, The Sacred Heart School of Montreal is committed to providing an academically challenging environment that is tailored to meet the individual needs and interests of each student.

Our curriculum for Grades 7 to 11 is designed to lay a strong foundation for intellectual growth, leading to the attainment of a Ministère de l'Éducation du Québec (MEQ) secondary school diploma.

Grades 7 to 11 Educational Experience

Supportive Learning Environment: Regardless of whether your child is entering Grade 7 (Secondary I) or Grade 11 (Secondary V), she will experience a nurturing and supportive educational setting.

Personalized Attention: Small class sizes and favorable student-to-teacher ratios ensure that each student receives individualized attention tailored to her needs.

Inclusive Community: As described by a current student, Sacred Heart offers "an amazing community of students, teachers, staff, and alums," all of whom contribute to a vibrant atmosphere.

Holistic Development: Our community-focused environment is not just about academic learning; it's a space where girls grow into young women poised to make a positive impact on the world.

FAQ about Grades 7 to 11 Academics

Yes, Sacred Heart requires uniforms for students in Grades 7 to 11. We have both a dress uniform, which is worn on Tuesdays and during special events, and a casual uniform, which is worn on other days. There is also a P.E. uniform worn during P.E. class. Uniforms can be purchased new, through our supplier TopMarks, or gently used through our Parents’ Guild Uniform Shop. Grade 12 students have a business casual dress code instead of uniforms.

The average class size is 18.

Yes! We have a robust bursary program at Sacred Heart. The average bursary is $8,350. Learn more about tuition and financial aid.

Yes, we offer an accelerated math program for students who excel in math and would like to take Calculus in Grade 11.

Sacred Heart offers three levels of French from basic second language to mother tongue (langue d’enseignement - same course as French Quebec High Schools). Our students graduate with a bilingual certificate for completing both, mother tongue English and French. In Grade 7 and 8, our students take their Social Sciences (Géographie & Histoire) and Art in French. Students in Grades 7 to 9 also take mandatory Francophone culture classes (culture de la France, du Québec et de la Francophonie) in addition to their regular French classes. Annually, we also offer French electives for students in Grade 9 and up.

Yes. As a prerequisite for graduating with a Sacred Heart certificate, all Grades 7 to 11 students must complete 40 hours of community service by April of Grade 11. Half of these community service hours must be completed before entering Grade 11, including during the summer. Students in our Grade 12 program must complete 10 hours of community service over the course of their Grade 12 year. Our students, faculty, and staff also participate in various community service events, activities, and fundraisers throughout the year, which is consistent with Sacred Heart’s Goal 3: To develop a social awareness which impels to action. Learn more about community service at Sacred Heart.

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Questions about Grades 7 to 11?

Please contact Ms. Stephanie Broadhurst, Director of Enrolment Management, at:

Phone: +1-514-937-2845 x 114

WeChat: StephB15 | Whatsapp: +1-514-654-9406