Sacred Heart Schools Michael J. Homer Science and Student Life


  • Location: Atherton, CA
  • Building type(s): Assembly, K-12 education
  • 44,100 ft2 (4,100 m2)
  • Project scope: a single building
  • Suburban setting
  • Completed August 2009
  • Rating: U.S. Green Building Council LEED for Schools 2.0 (2007)--Level: Platinum

Founded in 1898 by the Sisters of the Sacred Heart, Sacred Heart Preparatory is a 550-student co-educational high school located on the 64-acre campus of the K-12 Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton, California. The historic red brick Main Building, built at the school's founding, still dominates the center of campus. The school's mission is to provide an integrated approach to learning, which is spiritually nurturing and academically challenging, producing students who are "committed to social justice, respectful of creation and prepared to be stewards of the earth's resources."


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