Sacred Heart Cathedral School is committed to delivering a comprehensive academic program that meets the needs of all of our students. Our curriculum is designed to prepare students for high school and beyond. SHCS is a member of the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) and accredited by the Tennessee Department of Education, Advanc-ED (SACS) and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Knoxville.
Our school is on a semester system with two quarters per semester. The daily schedule begins at 7:55am and ends at 3:00pm for grades K-3 and 3:15pm for grades 4-8.
Middle school students attend six classes per day and an enrichment class is offered two days per week to enhance the standard curriculum. Grades 6-8 use a rotating schedule system for an optimum learning environment.
After-school care is offered from 3:00p.m. to 6:00p.m. through Club Eagle.
SHCS uses ParentsWeb, an online communication system, to provide course information, grades and daily assignments to parents.
Annual academic events include the Spelling Bee, Spring and Winter Music Concerts, Geography Bee, Ijams Nature Center visits, Museum Day, Optimist Speech Contest, Science Fair, Talent Show and the Scholastic Art Awards Contest.
Sacred Heart offers a robust athletic program with 24 teams for students in grades K-8. Sacred Heart is a member of the Knoxville Interscholastic Sports League (KISL) and offers twenty-two athletic teams through twelve different sports. The competitive athletic program is open to students in grades 5-8. Lifetime sports such as cross-country, golf and tennis are available for students in grades 3-8.
Visit www.sacredheartsports.org for more details. Go Eagles!