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President's Welcome



Welcome to Sacred Heart Schools!


I’d love for you to learn more about our Sacred Heart Schools community, where our mission is to inspire diverse learners to become globally-minded, compassionate leaders. Our faculty and staff and our students in all four schools are guided by the legacy of the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville and our Core Values of community, leadership, reverence, and service. At the heart of an Ursuline education are compassion, gratitude, and a longing to serve others, and I am humbled to continue this legacy.


Throughout our four schools, we are transforming lives through excellence in academics, leadership development, faith formation, art exploration, athletic growth, and service outreach. As an International Baccalaureate (IB) campus, Sacred Heart Schools are providing innovative learning that is forward-thinking, future-looking, and globally focused. At SHS, we are making connections, exploring relationships between academic disciplines, and connecting learning to the world outside our walls. Quite simply, we are teaching our students how to change the world and empowering them for success.


For more information or to schedule a personal tour of any of our four schools, I encourage you to visit Sacred Heart Schools online at shslou.org. I look forward to continuing to build meaningful relationships with our SHS and local community and furthering the mission and vision of our schools.



Karen T. McNay
Dr. Karen T. McNay
President, Sacred Heart Schools