The Franciscan School

10000 Saint Francis Drive
Raleigh, NC 27613-0276
Tel: (919)847-8205
Grades: K-8 | 537 students
Our parish school exists to foster in our young people an in-depth understanding of their faith, the ability to speak and write persuasively about that faith, and an academic preparation that will enable them to excel in high school and beyond.
We are dedicated to this mission and are honored to have a vibrant school as part of our dynamic parish.
Our school strives to develop faith and goodness in each young person.
We support the important role that you, as parents, accepted at the Baptism of your child.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2011

Student Body

Total Students 537 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade The Franciscan School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Trinity Academy Of Raleigh (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tutorial Half Christian School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Leesville KinderCare (1.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Raleigh
    Grades: K-3 | 23 students
    0.5 miles
    6500 Englehardt Dr
    Raleigh, NC 27617
  • Raleigh
    Leesville KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.5 miles
    9325 Leesville Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27613
  • Raleigh
    Grades: K-12 | 354 students
    2.5 miles
    10224 Baileywick Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27613
  • Raleigh
    Goddard School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K-1 | 168 students
    2.6 miles
    10550 Little Briar Creek Ln
    Raleigh, NC 27617
  • Raleigh
    Stonehenge KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    4.2 miles
    2300 Bridgeport Dr.
    Raleigh, NC 27615

School Reviews

We have two children at TFS. They enjoy the school and the relationships they are building. The staff and the Friars balance very well the academics with religious teachings. The offerings are solid (I would personally prefer more languages) and there has been reasonable retention of teachers. Tuition is fairly priced and financial aid is possible; some may need to plan for additionals like meals, uniforms, etc. Overall this is great school and we will continue to enjoy it along with attending the Parish.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
Blue Ribbon School by US DOE - great community feeling, very satisfied with choice. Our public school option is also one of the higher performing schools in Wake, according to NC DPI Performance Composites, but still think we are getting a better deal choosing St Francis.
- Posted by Parent, 01/08/13

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