St. Francis De Sales School

8100 Roos Road
Houston, TX 77036-0770
Tel: (713)774-4447
Grades: PK-8 | 472 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 472 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade St. Francis De Sales School Student 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


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


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

Profile last updated: 04/20/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Strake Jesuit College Prep School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cep Hisd Partnership School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Red Apple Private School (1.4 miles away)
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  • Houston
    Strake Jesuit College Prep School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 903 students
    0.9 miles
    8900 Bellaire Blvd
    Houston, TX 77036
  • Houston
    St. Agnes Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 899 students
    1 miles
    9000 Bellaire Blvd
    Houston, TX 77036
  • Houston
    Cep Hisd Partnership School
    Alternative School
    Grades: 5-8
    1.4 miles
    7055 Beechnut Street
    Houston, TX 77074
  • Houston
    Grades: 6-12 | 640 students
    1.4 miles
    7055 Beechnut
    Houston, TX 77074
  • Houston
    Red Apple Private School
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-KG | 14 students
    1.4 miles
    7605 Bissonnet St
    Houston, TX 77074

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