Sacred Heart At A Glance

 Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic Independent School sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart. Founded in 1961, Carrollton is the only all girls’ school educating Montessori-3 through Grade 12 in the State of Florida. Located in Coconut Grove, Florida, it is part of a worldwide network of nearly 150 schools in forty-four countries with 22 schools in the United States.

 Carrollton is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS), the Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC), the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), and the Council on Accreditation and School Improvement.  It is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools, the National Catholic Education Association, the International Baccalaureate Organization, and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools in the United States.

General Information

  • Founded in 1961
  • All-girls, pre-kindergarten through grade 12
  • Catholic Independent college preparatory day school



Carrollton has two campuses: A total of 16 acres.
  • Barat Campus: 3747 Main Highway, which houses the Intermediate (Grade 4-6) and Upper School (Grades 9-12) sits on 11 acres; Pool, Tennis Court, Basketball Court, Softball Field, Track and Field, Sailing Facilities, Technology Center, Library, and Convocation Center.
    • Upper School
      • Cooke Science Technology Hall:  Video Conference Center (film video, edit films, sound control room), Physics Lab and Prep Room, Engineering Lab, Chemistry Lab and Prep Room, Biology Lab and Prep Room, Technology Center
      • Founders’ Library:  Circulation and Library Office, Reading Room, Student Publication Room, Student Quiet Room, Faculty Study, Archives, Library Reading Alcoves, Information Kiosks 
      • Maria Dolores and Maurice R. Ferré Convocation Center
    • Intermediate School
      • Science Pavilion: 2 teaching science labs and 2 Humanities Classrooms, Bathrooms with pool side showers.
      • Maker Space
  • Duchesne Campus: 3645 Main Highway, which houses the Montessori (ages 3, 4 and Kindergarten), Primary (Grades 1-3), Junior High (Grades 7 & 8), and Wellness Center sits on 6 acres; Pool, Tennis Courts, Basketball Court, Practice Field for Softball, Gymnastics Facilities, Laptop Hospital, Library.
    • Junior High
      • Rose Hall:  2 Science Labs, 2 Mathematics labs and 4 general use state-of-the-art classrooms.
      • Melissa Rodriguez Assembly Meeting Hall
      • Wellness Center
      • Maker Space
    • Montessori and Primary
      • Each grade is located in grade level cottages
      • SMART Boards in all classrooms for grades 1-12; SMART Tables in Montessori Rooms
      • Wireless Internet Access
      • Outdoor Classroom


If all documents are submitted on time, newly accepted families can expect to know the outcome of their application by the first week of March so that they may make an informed decision prior to reenrollment. Renewing FA applicants can expect a decision by during re-enrillment at the end of January. Please contact the Financial Aid Office if you have questions. All information provided related to the parents financial circumstances will be treated confidentially. This information will only be used to make a fair determination of financial need.

Special Notes

  • All Financial Aid recipients will be asked to pay a $300​ ​deposit​ ​at​ ​the​ ​time​ ​of enrollment​ instead of the standard $2000 deposit. Please plan ahead for this so that you can meet all necessary deadlines.
  • Please be aware that the Financial Aid Committee may request an interview​ if it has unresolved questions about your financial information or feels that a discussion would be helpful to the Financial Aid process.
  • ALL​ ​Required​ ​tax​ ​documentations​ ​mentioned​ ​above​ ​must​ ​be​ ​submitted to​ ​TADS​ ​directly.

Please DO​ ​NOT​ send any documentation to Carrollton’s Financial Aid Office.
  • BY MAIL: TADS 1201 Hawthorne Avenue, Suite 100, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
  • BY FAX: 612-548-3326

You may contact TADS for assistance in completing the application or to check application status at 800.477.8237. TADS does not have award information.

If you have questions about Carrollton’s Financial Aid process please contact our office.

Carrollton​ ​School​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Sacred​ ​Heart
Financial​ ​Aid​ ​Office
3747​ ​Main​ ​Highway
Miami,​ ​FL​ ​33133
Phone:​ ​305.446.5673​ ​ext.​ ​1243 Fax:​ ​305.446.4160