Sacred Heart School

1248 Nelson Ave.
Bronx, NY  10452
T: 718 293 4288

Open House: Wednesday, June 21st, at 9 am
Admissions and Development Associate: Alexandra Zink
Email: azink@shhighbridge.org
Phone: 718-293-4288 ext.1

For more information, please visit the school’s website at: http://www.shhighbridge.org

At-a-Glance

  • 472 students attend grades Pre-K to 8th
  • 74% Hispanic; 20% African American; 77% Catholic
  • 71% receive scholarships
  • New after-school programs, music for all grades
  • Hired this year, an After-School Director to oversee all after-school programming 
  • Scholarships available

School Leadership

Principal: Abigail Akano
aakano@shhighbridge.org


Over the past 15 years, Ms. Akano has been a classroom teacher in the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades, a teaching assistant for the Freshman Immersion Program at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, and an assistant middle school principal. Prior to joining Sacred Heart in 2000, Ms. Akano taught middle school math and science at St. Mark the Evangelist School and while there co-chaired the school’s Middle States Re-Accreditation committee. Ms. Akano has a B.A. in psychology from City College and an MS in School Building Leadership with distinction from Mercy College.