Private All Girls School

Preschool-High School

Princeton, New Jersey

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The Upper School at Stuart

All girls high school, grades 9–12

A Stuart girl graduates confident in her abilities and her beliefs, ready to take on life's challenges and make a difference in the world.

The Upper School offers robust academics, superb teaching and an atmosphere that fosters leadership. That foundation, along with a variety of clubs, athletics and service opportunities, encourages girls to push boundaries and discover both their potential and their passions.

Through our well-rounded curriculum, students master creative and expository writing, mathematical and analytical reasoning, presentation skills, foreign language, scientific discovery and self-expression. Our technology-rich environment prepares girls to learn and work in today's mobile, networked world.

Lively classroom discussions weave religion, politics and culture into all aspects of learning, helping students construct value systems they can articulate and live. Outside the classroom, sports, theater and extensive club options cultivate team-building skills and lifelong friendships.

Requirements for Graduation

70 Units to include:
  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of the same Foreign Language
  • 2 years of History
  • 3 years of Mathematics
  • 3 years of Lab Science
  • 1 year (or equivalent) of the Arts (Art, Drama, Music)
  • 9 trimesters of Physical Education (including 2 trimesters of Health)*
  • 6 trimesters of Theology
  • 1 trimester Computer Science

Students are required to carry a minimum of 6 credits each trimester, but no more than 7. A trimester course counts as 1 credit or unit.

Four years (50 hours per year) of Community Service are required. 

* 7 trimesters of Physical Education (including 2 trimesters of Health) for Classes of 2012–2014

Upper School News

Enjoy photos and video from the end of year celebrations!

In Sacred Heart tradition, all three divisions commemorated the school year with Prize Days, and the Early Childhood students celebrated a closing ceremony and Teddy Bear Picnic. Prize Day is an opportunity to honor our students for their intellectual and personal growth throughout the year and showcase their incredible talent.

Seniors spend their final week serving the community for FaithJustice Xperience

The young women of the Stuart Class of 2019 spent the last week in May participating in Stuart's fifth annual FaithJustice Xperience. This service trip is part of the final theology course, Faith and Social Justice. The seniors spent the entire week at the Center for FaithJustice in Lawrenceville to work in groups on daily community service projects for one of five nonprofit organizations in the Trenton area: Carolyn Stokes Preschool, Harmony Hollow Farm, Catholic Youth Organization, Sprout State University, and Visitation Home

Get your prom photos!

We're excited to share with you the official prom photos that are available. We'd also like to thank the Prom Committee for their work on putting together an unforgettable night!

10 Steps Parents Can Take to Encourage Leadership in Girls

Video: Upper School student's exchange trip to Japan


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