Padua Franciscan High School

6740 State Road,
Cleveland, OH, 44134-0441
Tel: (440)845-2444
Grades: 9 - 12 | 837 students
Founded in 1961 as a school for boys, Padua Franciscan became co-educational in 1983 and is now the second-largest Catholic high school in northeast Ohio.
As a school in the Franciscan tradition, its mission is to develop the unique talents of each student, while giving them the skills they need to succeed in college and beyond.
Padua Franciscan High School, a Catholic, college preparatory school, rooted in and committed to the traditions and values of Saint Francis and Saint Clare of Assisi, educates young men and women within a community where all are challenged to achieve academic excellence and to live out a lifelong commitment to Christ in Holiness and learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1961

Student Body

Total Students 837 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 3%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Boys ties; Girls khaki pants and polos)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,975
Tuition Notes All-inclusive; no fees
% on Financial Aid 40%
Admissions Director Mrs. Lillian Gathers
Admissions Associate Mrs. Nancy Hodas

Sports

Total Sports Offered 17 sports
Sports BaseballBasketballCheeringCross CountryDance
DivingFigure SkatingFootballGolfIce Hockey
SoccerSoftballSwimmingTennisTrack and Field
VolleyballWrestling
BaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceDiving,
Figure SkatingFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Habitat for Humanity, Key Club, Teen Institute, foreign language trips, Horizon Literary Magazine, International Studies Program, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Quiz Team, Robotics Challenge, Ski club, Student Council, Wilderness Club, Yearbook, Intramural Activities Key Club, Teen Institute, Habitat for Humanity,
foreign language trips, Horizon Literary Magazine, International Studies Program, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Quiz Team, Robotics Challenge, Ski club, Student Council, Wilderness Club, Yearbook, Intramural Activities,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Holy Name High School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Anthony Padua School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bethany Lutheran School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cleveland St. Anthony Padua School
    (Roman Catholic)
    6800 State Rd
    Cleveland , OH , 44134
    (440)845-3444
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.1  mi  |  351  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Cleveland
    St. Columbkille Parish School
    (Roman Catholic)
    6740 Broadview Rd
    Cleveland , OH , 44134
    (216)524-4816
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.5  mi  |  472  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Cleveland
    St. Francis De Sales School
    (Roman Catholic)
    3421 Snow Road
    Cleveland , OH , 44134
    (440)884-2340
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.6  mi  |  251  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Cleveland
    Bethany Christian Elementary
    (Assembly of God)
    6195 Broadview Rd
    Cleveland , OH , 44134
    (216)661-6600
    (Assembly of God)
    1.6  mi  |  227  students  |  Gr.  K-7
  • Cleveland
    Bethany Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    6041 Ridge Road
    Cleveland , OH , 44129
    (440)884-1010
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1.7  mi  |  287  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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