A Letter from the Principal

Welcome to the Sacred Heart of Jesus School! I am delighted that you are interested in learning more about our school community.

We are committed to providing an exceptional learning experience in a safe, supportive, and nurturing school environment. We offer a Christ-centered education focusing on character, virtues and service-mindedness. Sacred Heart of Jesus School challenges each of our students to strive for their highest personal best spiritually, intellectually, socially and emotionally. High academic standards, expert instruction and support programs such as the Learning Center and Homework Club ensure that our students not only succeed, but they also flourish. As an educational community, we embrace global learning through problem-solving, communication, critical thinking, creativity and responsible citizenship.

Established in 1900, we are Boulder’s oldest private school and one of the most-enduring educational institutions in the area. We are the HEART of Boulder. Please stop by and visit us to see what wonders a Sacred Heart of Jesus education can do for your sons and daughters!

To learn more about Sacred Heart of Jesus, please don’t hesitate to contact me. At the same time, please know that I am here to answer any questions or concerns you might have, and to personally help you through the process of finding a school that best fits your family’s needs, even if that school is not ours.

I hope to have the opportunity to meet you soon. In the meantime, I remain

Yours in Christ,

Tom Mecsey
Principal
mecseyt@shjboulder.org
303-447-2362

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Tom Mecsey

Principal

Mr. Mecsey has both a Bachelor and Master of Science degree from Wayne State University in Detroit and has completed graduate courses toward a Master of Arts in Teaching. An experienced administrator and educator in the private school arena, his formal studies have included school culture, leadership styles, teacher evaluation, school law, communication and technology, school improvement, athletic administration and educating special student populations.

Over the course of his more than 30-year career, he has served as a school leader, teacher, advisor, catechist, coach, and athletic administrator, with a successful history at every level of elementary, middle and high school education.

Mr. Mecsey has spent most of his life as an educator in the state of Michigan, where he spent 22 years as a teacher and administrator in the Cranbrook Schools, and nine years as the Head of School at Kingsbury Country Day School. In 2017, he and his wife moved to Colorado to be closer to their children and grandchildren who live in the Denver area.