Sacred Heart High School (California)

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Sacred Heart High School
Address
2111 North Griffin Avenue
Los Angeles (Lincoln Heights), (Los Angeles County), California 90031
United States
Coordinates 34°4′12″N 118°12′43″W / 34.07000°N 118.21194°W / 34.07000; -118.21194Coordinates: 34°4′12″N 118°12′43″W / 34.07000°N 118.21194°W / 34.07000; -118.21194
Information
Type Private
Motto Veritas
(Truth)
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Patron saint(s) Sacred Heart of Jesus
Established 1907
Founder Mother Pia Backes
Oversight Archdiocese of Los Angeles[1]
Principal Raymond Saborio
Grades 9-12
Gender Girls
Color(s) Red and White         
Athletics conference CIF Southern Section
(Horizon League)
Mascot Comets
Team name Comets
Rival San Gabriel Mission
Accreditation Western Association of Schools and Colleges[2]
Affiliation Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose
Admissions Director Wendy Navarro
Athletic Director Greg Nakashima
Activities Director Jennifer Beltran
Website
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Sacred Heart High School is a Roman Catholic high school for girls in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the school was founded by the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose in 1907.

History

Sacred Heart Academy was founded in 1907, one of the first girls' high schools founded in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. The Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose had already established an elementary school in 1890 when they were asked to open a high school. The De La Salle Brothers taught the younger boys until 1925 when Cathedral High School was opened. In 1949 Sacred Heart Academy became Sacred Heart High School and was placed under the jurisdiction of the Sacred Heart Parish. In 1979 it became an Archdiocesan school.[1]

External links

  • Sacred Heart High School Official Website
  • Archdiocese of Los Angeles Official Website

Notes and references

  1. ^ a b "School History". 
  2. ^ WASC-ACS. "WASC-Accrediting Commission for Schools". Retrieved 2009-06-05. 
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