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A Place To Learn
And Grow


Welcome to Sacred Heart School

Founded in 1887 by Fr. Ferdinand Stick, named in honor of the Sacred Heart of Jesus by the Dominicans of Springfield, IL., this school is a  place for the children of Saint Patrick's Parish, Sacred Heart Church and of the greater Pana Area, to be formed in the traditions of our Catholic Faith and educated to be the best students.  We are blessed to have students from  Kindergarten through Eighth Grade. Learn more >>



Dedicated teachers and high academic expectations are an integral part of SHS. The dedicated teachers are all State Certified and keep up with the continuing education classes. SHS, a Pre-K-8 school, is recognized by the State of Illinois and provides students with a solid education in all of the core curriculum subjects. Read More>>


Religious Instruction

This offers opportunities for prayer, reception of sacraments and participation in the Eucharist. Teaching Christian values and respect, then putting them into practice is the goal of the SHS Motto: “We are here to try our best to grow in mind and spirit, through the grace of God.” Read More>>



Sacred Heart School’s Athletic Program is recognized as one of the best in the area. Our basketball program begins in 4th grade for both boys and girls. SHS has made over 25 trips to the IESA State Tournament. Read More>>

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Tomorrow's Leaders Campaign

It costs approximately $8,341 to educate one child at SHS. To keep the cost of tuition down, our families participate in fundraising events throughout the year. Thanks to generous donors like you, our children will continue to receive a quality education for years to come. Learn More >>

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