Sacred Heart Catholic School is a pre-kindergarten through 8th grade school servicing the needs of over 200 students, their parents, and our parish community. Established in 1865 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, Sacred Heart Catholic School has a long and rich history in the Rogue Valley.

MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of Sacred Heart Catholic School is to provide our students with a Christ-centered education committed to academic excellence in a nurturing environment.

School Advisory Council

According to the Archdiocese of Portland’s Constitution for School Advisory Councils, the “purpose of the Advisory Council shall be to provide policy direction for program needs of the school, especially in Planning, Finance and Development; to promote the implementation of said policies; and to insure that all local policies are in accord with the intent and spirit of the policies established for the Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of Portland.”

2020-21 School Advisory Council Members

Father Ken Sampson, Principal Sharon Levesque, Melissa Cooper, Brent Hackwell, Matt Miller, Lisa Moening, Chris Petrone, Nicole Sakrida and Adrian Synder

Core Values:

  • Our Catholic identity guides us and is apparent in all we do.
  • We relentlessly pursue academic excellence.
  • We value every individual as a gift from God.
  • We treat parents as educators of their children, and partners in our work.
  • We are good stewards of our resources to ensure the growth and future of our school.

Philosophy Statement

As educators we seek to serve the families of Sacred Heart Catholic School by providing an excellent Catholic education. In collaboration with parents, we prepare students to be Lifelong Learners, Responsible Citizens, and Christian Role Models guided by the light of Christ. Our curriculum is designed for the education of the whole child, drawing upon their unique gifts as children of God.