The Sacred Heart School of GlyndonA Catholic, parish school of the Archdiocese of Baltimore

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The Sacred Heart School of Glyndon is a co-educational Catholic parish school dedicated to academic excellence, faith formation and service to others.  We prepare all students for the intellectual and social challenges at public, independent, and Catholic high schools.

Our fundamental mission is to create moral leaders for the future.

Using the message of the Gospels as a guide, we have created a warm, welcoming Christian environment that encourages rigorous academic and enriching extra-curricular activities and service opportunities.  The message of Jesus Christ is central to what we do at The Sacred Heart School of Glyndon.  We are a faith community committed to teaching the word of God and to giving witness to the message of Jesus Christ. We live our mission by fostering each child's intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social and physical development, instilling a deep love and respect for God, for the Church, and for all people.

Our entire faculty, staff and school community are dedicated to encouraging each student, according to his or her individual abilities, to recognize and to use his or her God-given talents to the fullest. 

We dedicate ourselves to celebrating what is good in each and every child. 

Class Size
On average, our classes consist of 25 students (Grades One through Eight) and 20 students (Kindergarten). The teacher-to-student ratio (including resource teachers and teaching assistants) is 1:10 for Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten and 1:16 for elementary and middle school.

 Accreditation
  • National Catholic Educational Association 
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • AdvancedED
  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools 

Experienced and Dedicated Faculty
  • Teachers:  38 full and part-time teachers and specialists
  • Instructional Assistants: 9
  • Specialty teachers include two Math and Language Arts resource teachers, a reading specialist and guidance counselor, in addition to those teaching the specialty curriculums.

Grades Offered

  • Pre-kindergarten (ages 3 & 4) - Full Day, Half Day, 3-Day, 5-Day
  • Kindergarten (The state of Maryland age requirement for kindergarten is 5 years old by September 1st.)
  • Grades One through Eight

Challenging academics and a supportive environment
We are committed to promoting high standards for academic achievement and conduct, even as we focus on strong spirituality and faith development.
Curriculum:
  • Religion
  • Reading/Language Arts
  • Math (Algebra and Geometry)
  • Science
  • Social Studies
In addition, our well-rounded curriculum features instruction in these specialty areas:
  • Music
  • Art
  • Computer/Keyboarding
  • Physical Education
  • Spanish
  • Library (Double Language Arts Lab for middle school students)

Profile of a Middle School Graduate
  • An academically prepared student, ready to take on the workload of a high school curriculum.
  • A faith-filled individual with a strong comprehension of the Catholic faith, its tenets and traditions.
  • A loving adolescent, ready to face the challenges that lie ahead in the teenage years.
  • A thoughtful student, eager to learn more about himself/herself and the world around them.
  • A caring person who joyfully serves and is committed to important social issues.
Our 8th grade graduates successfully advance to the following High Schools:
Catholic Area High Schools
Independent Schools
Baltimore and Carroll County Public Schools
Calvert Hall College High School (boys)
Boys Latin School of Maryland (boys)
Franklin High School
Catholic High School (girls)
Bryn Mawr School (girls)
Manchester Valley High School
Delone Catholic High School (co-ed)
Friends School (co-ed) 
Westminster High School
Institute of Notre Dame (girls)
Gerstell Academy (co-ed)
Winters Mill High School
Loyola Blakefield School (boys)
Gilman School (boys)
Liberty High School
Maryvale Preparatory School (girls) 
The McDonogh School (co-ed)
George Washington Carver Center for Arts & Tech
Mercy High School (girls)
Roland Park Country School (girls)
Mount de Sales Academy (girls)
The Park School (co-ed)
Mount Saint Joseph High School (boys)
Notre Dame Preparatory School (girls)

TEST SCORES
SHG Standardized Test Scores 2010-2011
SHG Standardized Test Scores 2011-2012
SHG Standardized Test Scores 2012-2013
SHG Standardized Test Scores 2013-2014
SHG Standardized Test Scores 2014-2015
SHG Standardized Test Scores 2015-2016