Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Academy is a non-diocesan, non-profit, independent, private school rooted in a classical academic curriculum and teaching students from grades pre-K-12, administered and staffed by Catholic laymen and incorporated under the laws of Illinois. Independent of the Diocese of Rockford, the school is not an agency of and is in no way connected or affiliated with the Diocese of Rockford or any church; however, as faithful, practicing Catholics, the school trustees, administrators and full-time teachers joyfully sign an oath of fidelity to the Magisterium and a profession of faith to the Catholic Church.

Phone: 815-399-3021

3445 Elmwood Road

Rockford, IL 61101


“The world offers you comfort, but you were not made for comfort.  You were made for greatness.”  Pope Benedict XVI

Parents may call or email the academy to schedule a meeting and take a tour of the facility. Students may also shadow at the school for a part of the day or all day, and parents are encouraged to sit in on classes as well.

All students must take a placement test and be present for an interview  prior to being accepted.  Please feel free to p complete the Enrollment Inquiry Form below.