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Sacred Heart High School (New Jersey)

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Type  Private, Coeducational
Established  1927
President  Fr. Edward Namiotka
Phone  +1 856-691-4491
Number of students  288 (2009–2010)
Religious affiliation(s)  Roman Catholic
Closed  2013
Principal  Diane Tucker
Average SAT scores  518
Colors  Blue, Red
Address  15 N East Ave, Vineland, NJ 08360, USA

Sacred Heart High School was a co-educational four-year Catholic high school in Vineland, New Jersey, United States, operating under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Camden. The school has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Secondary Schools since 1963.


As of the 2009-10 school year, the school had an enrollment of 288 students and 23.8 faculty (on an FTE basis), resulting in a student–teacher ratio of 12.1:1.


The Sacred Heart High School Lions competed in the National Division of the Cape-Atlantic League, an athletic conference consisting of both parochial and public high schools located in Atlantic County, Cape May County, Cumberland County and Gloucester County, operating under the aegis of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA).

The girls basketball team won the 2001 Parochial South B state sectional championship with a 34-28 win against Gloucester Catholic High School. The 2001 team moved on to win the Group B State Championship with a 65-53 win over Marist High School. In 2003, the team won the Parochial South B title again, capping off a 22-game winning streak that included defeating St. Rose High School 47-40 in the final game of the tournament. The team won the title again in 2005 over Holy Spirit High School. The 2005 team moved on to win the Group B State Championship with a 74-37 drubbing of Morris Catholic High School.

In 2004, the girls softball team won the Parochial South B state title over McCorristin Catholic High School with a 5-2 win in the tournament final.

The girls tennis team won the 2006 Parochial South B title with a pair of 3-2 wins, over Bishop Eustace High School in the semifinals and over Moorestown Friends School in the tournament final.

In 2008, the boys soccer team won the Non-Public B state championship by defeating Gill St. Bernard's School by a score of 1-0, ending the season with a 19-2 record and marking the program's first state title.

Notable alumni

  • Nelson Albano (born 1954), represents the 1st legislative district in the New Jersey General Assembly.
  • Closure

    On April 12, 2013, it was announced that Sacred Heart High School would close on June 30. This announcement was made with no prior warning by Bishop Dennis J. Sullivan of the Camden Diocese. He maintained that his decision was final and gave no chance for the five-year plan that was established a year prior to take effect.


    Sacred Heart High School (New Jersey) Wikipedia

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