Saint Francis International School

1500 St. Camillus Drive,
Silver Spring, MD, 20903-0209
Tel: (301)434-2344
Saint Francis International School's mission is to be a partner with parents in helping children to be all that God intends for them to be.
This is accomplished through a whole-person, Christian formation that values each individual child - mind, body, and spirit - that is grounded in a diverse Catholic community inspired by the life of St. Francis of Assisi.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported ELL / ESL & Resource Support
Year Founded 2010

Student Body

Total Students 472 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 90%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Saint Francis International School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 42%
Average Class Size 25 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(school uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 17 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,350
Tuition Notes Grants are available for parishioners of Catholic church in the Archdiocese of Washington and families with multiple children enrolled. Parish, archdiocesan, and private financial aid is available based upon demonstrated through the TADS Financial Aid
% on Financial Aid 75%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,200
Acceptance Rate 99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Principal
Admissions Associate Teresa Perez

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
DanceSoccer,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Conversational French, Dance, Drama, Girl Scouts, Newspaper, Science Club, Student Council, Youth Group Dance, Drama, Girl Scouts, Newspaper, Science Club, Youth Group, Conversational French,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • Saint Francis International School (SFIS) was formed in 2010 to carry on the legacies of St. Camillus, St. Mark, and St. Catherine Laboure Schools.

    Today, SFIS provides a high quality Catholic education to children age two through the 8th grade.  The community of Saint Francis International School is very diverse and prides itself on creating a learning environment that is built on community and caring.  Each child at SFIS is nurtured to grow as a whole person and the school's programs attend to students' minds, bodies, and spirits.
  • Profile last updated: 01/19/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Takoma Academy (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mount Jezreel Baptist Church Christian School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Paint Branch Montessori School (1 miles away)
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  • Silver Spring Mount Jezreel Baptist Church Christian School
    (Baptist)
    420 University Blvd E
    Silver Spring , MD , 20901
    (301)431-2800
    (Baptist)
    0.9  mi  |  13  students  |  Gr.  K-4
  • Silver Spring
    Paint Branch Montessori School
    Montessori School
    10309 New Hampshire Avenue
    Silver Spring , MD , 20903
    (301)434-0373
    Montessori School
    1  mi  |  47  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Takoma Park Sligo Adventist School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    8300 Carroll Avenue
    Takoma Park , MD , 20912
    (301)434-1417
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1.3  mi  |  229  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Takoma Park
    Takoma Academy    
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    8120 Carroll Avenue
    Takoma Park , MD , 20912
    (301)434-4700
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1.4  mi  |  240  students  |  Gr.  9-12
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    6001-42nd Avenue
    Hyattsville , MD , 20781
    (301)649-0778
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    1.5  mi  |  7  students  |  Gr.  7-8

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The average private school tuition in Silver Spring, MD is $9,690 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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