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Why choose us

Strong academic curriculum, which emphasizes basic skills in reading , math, language arts, social studies, and science.

As a parent who is considering, or has made the choice of a Catholic Education for your child, you are making a very positive statement about yourself and your attitude toward education. Education is very important to you, and you value a learning environment that will educate the spirit as well as the intellect of your child. You are choosing an academically challenging environment that also emphasizes the Catholic values of Reverence, Respect and Responsibility.


Sacred Heart Preschool is a freestanding and independently licensed preschool. Our preschool serves students from ages three to five. Our program includes a variety of programs to engage and challenge children of varying developmental levels.


Sacred Heart School offers a comprehensive TK-8 curriculum which not only emphasizes the core content areas of reading, math, language arts, social studies, and science but also integrates the Catholic faith into all areas of study.

Extended Care

Extended Care is available for our family’s convenience before and after regular school hours. The Extension Program is designed to support and supplement the family by providing quality care that promotes the students physical, social, emotional and cognitive development through nurturing staff members in a planned environment.


Sacred Heart School offers a variety of sports for both boys and girls. Our staff and parent volunteers teach not only the rules of the game, but how to be a good sport during and after games. We offer school sponsored sports as well as we partnership with the Salinas Recreation Center to coordinate teams for flag football and basketball.
Sacred Heart School is fully accredited by the Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Caring, Learning & Achieving Together

Our Staff

Connie Rains
Joseph Carnazzo
Vice Principal / Eighth Grade Teacher / Development Director
Tami Shephard
Preschool Director
Tina Lavorato
Lorrie Laughton
Alma Escamilla
SCRIP Coordinator / Office Clerk

Sacred Heart School

123 West Market St., Salinas, CA 93901

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