St Francis De Sales School

38 Granville St
Newark, OH 43055-0430
Tel: (740)345-4049
Grades: PK-8 | 421 students
St. Francis de Sales School is committed to creating a loving and caring Catholic community where teaching and learning supports all children in becoming the best they can be in mind, body, and spirit.
Catholic theology recognizes parents as being primarily responsible for the education of their children.
Therefore, collaboration between the family, school, and parish staff is essential to the success of each child and to the success of the overall St. Francis de Sales community.
The schools of the Diocese of Columbus are committed to developing productive citizens of the world capable of responding appropriately to differences among people and meeting the challenges of a rapidly changing society.
At St. Francis, we firmly believe and fully participate in this commitment.
This is evidenced in our strong technology program, our emphasis on developing thinking and reasoning skills for students at all age levels, and our on-going efforts to develop the whole person.
The mission of St. Francis de Sales School is to create a loving and caring Catholic community where teaching and learning support all children in becoming the best they can be in mind, body, and spirit.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Reading & Math Lab; Speech
Year Founded 1850

Student Body

Total Students 421 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St Francis De Sales School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 23 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Football, Golf, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBasketballCheering,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. 6th Grade Camp, 8th Grade Ropes, Altar Serving, Boy Scouts, DARE, Daisies, Days of Creation, Girl Scouts, Mass Choir, Music Lessons, Performances, School-wide Retreats, Science/History Day, Service Projects, Spelling Bee, Virtue of the Month, Weekly All School Mass, Youth Choir 6th Grade Camp, Altar Serving, Boy Scouts, DARE, Daisies, Girl Scouts, Mass Choir, Music Lessons, Performances, Spelling Bee, Youth Choir, 8th Grade Ropes,
Days of Creation,
School-wide Retreats,
Science/History Day,
Service Projects,
Virtue of the Month,
Weekly All School Mass,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Newark Catholic High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kairos Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Licking County Christian Academy (2.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newark
    Kairos Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-8 | 15 students
    0.2 miles
    61 N 6th Street
    Newark, OH 43055
  • Newark
    Blessed Sacrament School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 178 students
    1.2 miles
    394 E Main St
    Newark, OH 43055
  • Newark
    Grades: 9-12 | 245 students
    1.4 miles
    1 Green Wave Dr
    Newark, OH 43055
  • Newark
    Grades: 5-8 | 17 students
    1.6 miles
    975 Mount Vernon Road
    Newark, OH 43055
  • Heath
    Grades: 5-8 | 4 students
    2 miles
    701 Linnville Rd
    Heath, OH 43056

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The average private school tuition in Ohio is $4,522 for elementary schools and $9,585 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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