St. Francis Episcopal Day School

335 Piney Point Road,
Houston, TX, 77024-0770
Tel: (713)458-6112
Grades: NS - 8 | 837 students
For 60 years, St. Francis Episcopal Day School has been nurturing children from 18 months to eighth grade in an environment that emphasizes both scholastic excellence and emotional growth.
The school combines rigorous academics and thoughtful religious instruction with competitive athletics, superb fine arts, advanced technological instruction, and compassionate service programs to create a truly inspired education. St. Francis’ offerings are guided by the school’s four cornerstones—faith, scholarship, courage and honor—and students are encouraged to develop moral integrity and character, unique intellectual and physical capacities, an appreciation for and ability to engage in creative expression, and a respect for all people and for our diverse society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 1952

Student Body

Total Students 837 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade St. Francis Episcopal Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 27%
Number of AP Courses 7 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Pre-AP English, Pre-AP Math, 
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Varies by division)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 12 / rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition costs vary by grade level. For more information, please visit our website at www.StFrancisHouston.org.
% on Financial Aid 7%
Admissions Director Margaret Ann Casseb
Admissions Associate Lydia Urbanek

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Field HockeyFootball,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

School Notes:

  • For 60 years, St. Francis Episcopal Day School has been nurturing children from 18 months to eighth grade in an environment that emphasizes both scholastic excellence and emotional growth. The school combines rigorous academics and thoughtful religious instruction with competitive athletics, superb fine arts, advanced technological instruction, and compassionate service programs to create a truly inspired education.

    St. Francis’ offerings are guided by the school’s four cornerstones—faith, scholarship, courage and honor—and students are encouraged to develop moral integrity and character, unique intellectual and physical capacities, an appreciation for and ability to engage in creative expression, and a respect for all people and for our diverse society.

    Because children’s educational needs grow and change throughout their elementary and middle school years, St. Francis’ award-winning faculty members carefully craft each child’s classroom and curricular experience to meet individual learning needs and styles. Students are equipped to embrace an uncertain future through curriculum and programs that emphasize problem solving, logic and critical thinking. They also learn how to be “people for others,” incorporating passion for service and compassion for others into every aspect of their lives.

    St. Francis graduates are highly sought-after by area private and magnet high schools due to their solid academic preparation, extensive leadership training, and reputation for character and moral excellence. In fact, 98 percent of our graduates are accepted into their college-preparatory high school of choice.

    Accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest and the Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools, St. Francis enjoys an enrollment of more than 800 students and membership in nearly 20 associations, including the National Association of Independent Schools and Houston Area Independent Schools. In addition, the St. Francis faculty includes three Crystal Award winners for teaching excellence, as well as a recipient of the 2008 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

    Located at 335 Piney Point Road on 15.5 wooded acres near the Memorial area of Houston, the St. Francis campus includes four acres of meticulously groomed playing fields; a state-of-the-art Fine Arts Center that seats up to 600; an outdoor activity center; an outdoor nature-exploration classroom; and a 7,000-square-foot library and technology center. The school recently purchased 23.3 additional acres to facilitate expansion of its Primary School and athletics programs. The new South Campus is currently under development.

    To learn more about St. Francis and to schedule a visit, please call our Admissions Office at 713-458-6112 or 713-458-6117.

  • Profile last updated: 08/04/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Kinkaid School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chapelwood School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Kinkaid School (0.6 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  |Preschools Preschools  |Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Houston Chapelwood School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    11140 Greenbay Street
    Houston , TX , 77024
    (713)465-4657
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    0.5  mi  |  410  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Houston
    The Kinkaid School
    201 Kinkaid School Dr
    Houston , TX , 77024
    (713)243-5040
    0.6  mi  |  1331  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Houston
    Yellow School-mdpc
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Presbyterian)
    11612 Memorial Dr
    Houston , TX , 77024
    (713)784-0820
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Presbyterian)
    0.6  mi  |  57  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Houston
    Second Baptist School
    (Baptist)
    6410 Woodway Dr
    Houston , TX , 77057
    (713)365-2310
    (Baptist)
    1.2  mi  |  1122  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Houston
    Al-Hadi School Of Accelerative Lrng
    (Islamic)
    2313 S. Voss Road
    Houston , TX , 77057
    (713)787-5000, x2
    (Islamic)
    1.3  mi  |  299  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
7 Ways to Improve Your Math Scores
7 Ways to Improve Your Math Scores
Add things up and you'll quickly find the answer- math is crucial both in academics and the real world. By following these strategies and following personal training programs, students can uncover their weaknesses and conquer math.
Why Did You Select That School?
"Because I heard it is a good school." That may well be, but there are some other factors in the private school selection process we need to consider.
Elements of a Successful YouTube Channel
Running a small to medium sized private school? Can't afford marketing staff and expensive marketing programs? Read on.
Request Information
I am a:
Parent   Student  
Email:
Parent or guardian name:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Country of citizenship:
Student is:
Male   Female  
In grade:    For entry grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Houston, TX is $11,671 for elementary schools and $13,070 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Houston, TX is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).