On the Hill ... we challenge ourselves.

The supportive interaction within the school community — combined with FSHA's nurturing and challenging curriculum — creates what only can be characterized as “the Flintridge Sacred Heart experience.”

Research Program
Our innovative program.
Our Teachers
Meet our inspiring faculty.

Curriculum at FSHA

When students have the privilege of learning in an environment based on centuries of Dominican teachings and traditions, the pursuit of truth—in their studies, their faith, their service, and their community—becomes the fabric of their daily lives as it has for the thousands of young women that came before them.

As a Catholic, Dominican school, Flintridge Sacred Heart is committed to educating the whole person in a setting that allows adolescent girls to flourish into young women that are well-prepared for college and beyond.

students work in small groups at Flintridge Sacred Heart
Students work in a small group during French class

Follow some of our classes on Instagram

Take a closer look at student work and classroom culture by checking out our teacher run Instagram accounts!

Dr. Wilkinson's English class | @fsha.english


The Library Instagram | @fshalibrarian


Ms. Orihuela's Visual Arts class | @fsha_visual_arts


Mrs. Kent's ceramics class | @fshaclayetc


Ms. Chou's health & physical education class |



List of 4 members.

  • Celeste Botello O.P. 

    University of San Francisco - M.A.
  • Sherrie Singer 

    Assistant Principal for Curriculum & Instruction
    Michigan State University - M.Ed.
    University of Rhode Island - M.A.
    University of Rhode Island - B.A.
  • Rosemary Johnston 

    Assistant Principal, Student Affairs
    Archdiocese of Los Angeles - Certification, High School Religious Studies
    University of California, San Diego - B.A.
  • Kathy Desmond 

    Academic Dean, Testing Coordinator, Social Studies Teacher
    George Washington University - M.A.
    Sonoma State University - B.A.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is an all girls' Catholic, Dominican, independent, college-preparatory day and boarding high school in the hills of La Cañada Flintridge. Overlooking Pasadena, FSHA educates girls from Los Angeles, Southern California and around the world for a life of faith, integrity and truth. 

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

440 St. Katherine Drive
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
High School Office: 626-685-8300
Admissions: 626-685-8521

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