St. Francis De Sales School

8100 Roos Road,
Houston, TX, 77036-0770
     Tel: (713)774-4447
Grades: PK - 8 | 429 students
The mission of St. Francis de Sales School is to educate each student in a spirit of faith and academic excellence according to Roman Catholic principles.
As part of a caring, disciplined community, our school, in partnership with parents, nurtures and challenges each student to develop to his or her fullest potential.
We, at St. Francis de Sales School, acknowledge that parents are the first and foremost educators of their children, and are charged with the challenging task of creating a family atmosphere animated with love and reverence for God and men.
We recognize, too, that the family is the first school of those social virtues which every society needs (Christian Education Vatican II).
We are privileged to assist parents in the task of educating their children.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1964

Student Body

Total Students 429 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 71%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade St. Francis De Sales School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform required)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Mary Overbeck
Admissions Associate Leyda Riedle

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Choir, Violin Choir, Violin, 

School Notes:

Central to the educational mission of St. Francis de Sales School are the teachings of Jesus Christ. At St. Francis de Sales School, we are dedicated to helping students live the Gospel. We recognize the importance and uniqueness of each student and are committed to helping each student recognize the importance and uniqueness of self and each other

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Strake Jesuit College Prep School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cep Hisd Partnership School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Red Apple Private School (1.4 miles away)
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  • HoustonStrake Jesuit College Prep School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    8900 Bellaire Blvd
    HoustonTX77036
    (713)490-8108
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.9 mi | 903 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HoustonSt. Agnes Academy
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    9000 Bellaire Blvd
    HoustonTX77036
    (713)219-5400
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    1 mi | 899 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HoustonCep Hisd Partnership School
    Alternative School
    7055 Beechnut Street
    HoustonTX77074
    (615)850-3600
    Alternative School
    1.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • HoustonHouston School For Accelerated
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    7055 Beechnut
    HoustonTX77074
    (713)394-3500
    Alternative School
    1.3 mi | 640 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • HoustonRed Apple Private School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    7605 Bissonnet St
    HoustonTX77074
    (713)771-7913
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    1.4 mi | 4 students | Gr. PK-KG                      

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