On top of the academic pressures at a rigorous high school, the challenges from media and society for women to “be perfect” can be overwhelming. Particularly in the age of addictive technology applications that promote the craving to be “liked,” stress can have a devastating impact on girls’ self-esteem and physical well-being.
Based on our Catholic, Dominican mission and our understanding of the demands placed on adolescent women today, the adults in our community are committed to modeling authentic and healthy living for our students and to providing emotional support and compassion as a balance for their high academic expectations.
At Flintridge Sacred Heart, it isn’t about fitting a mold or striving to look or act in a certain way; the craving is not for “likes” but rather to understand and like your true self.
In the safe space [that Flintridge Sacred Heart provided], I was able to understand and put into practice how an empowered, independent woman lives her life.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, a Catholic, Dominican, independent, college-preparatory, day and boarding school, educates young women for a life of faith, integrity, and truth.
Flintridge Sacred Heart admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid, and athletic and other school-administered programs.