Sacred Heart Cathedral School has been recognized by numerous organizations for excellence in education.

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The SHCS Library was named to the Renaissance Education Honor Roll for excellence in reading achievement for 2016-17.


SHCS is proudly home to two recipients of the prestigious Knox County Teacher of the Year award.


All of our teachers are trained in the use of Google apps in the classroom.  We hosted an “augmented reality” day with Google staff this spring.  We are also proud to have Google-certified educators on staff as well.


Several members of our faculty have received or been nominated for awards from the National Catholic Education Association, the largest association for Catholic schools in the country.  In 2018, Principal Daniel Breen was nominated for an award in innovation.


The SCHS Library was named one of the Top 50 School Libraries to follow on Instagram in the county by Book Riot in 2018.

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Scared Heart Cathedral School receives its accreditation through AdvancED, an international organization that emphasizes continuous improvement in its evaluation criteria.


Our partners in the community help elevate and enhance the our school. 

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The University of Tennessee Knoxville’s Center for Educational Leadership provides professional development and training to the SHCS Leadership Team. 


River & Rail Theatre Company, a professional theater company that emphasizes diversity in the arts, proudly produces SHCS’s fall and spring dramas. 

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Adidas is the official apparel supplier of SHCS Eagles Athletics.


In 2018, SHCS began working with several programs through the University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education.  Through this partnership, teachers have received professional development in working with students for whom English is a new language.  The school also received an intern from the ECHO program, which is a dynamic, two-year service- learning program that prepares tomorrow’s leaders in faith formation.