St. Francis High School

5900 Elvas Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95819-0958
     Tel: (916)452-3461
Grades: 9 - 12 | 1082 students
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St. Francis Catholic High School is a diocesan college preparatory school dedicated to serving young women and their families who seek spiritual growth and academic excellence.
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We are committed to integrating faith into the learning process, promoting the gospel values of Jesus Christ, building community, and providing opportunities for worship.
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We strive to help each student develop her gifts and talents to become a model of Pax et Bonum (peace and goodness) through leadership and service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1940

Student Body

Total Students 1082 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 35%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade St. Francis High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 78%
Average Class Size 25 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses American Government/Politics, AP Computer Science, Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Literature & Composition, French 4 Language, French Literature, Spanish 4 Language, Spanish Literature, Studio Art, US History  
Average SAT score 1709
Average ACT score 25
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 28 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,200
Tuition Notes $600 registration fee and $75 technology fee
Admissions Director Lisa Wilkins


Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water PoloBasketballCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. A Cappella, Anime, Art Club, Asian Pacific Club, Book Club, California Scholarship Federation, Celebrations Club, Club De Espanol, Disney Club, Environmental Club, Fashion Club, French Club, Gourmet Club, Il Circolo Italiano, In Production, International Dance Club, Junior Statesmen, L.I.V.E., Latin Club, Mandolin (Student Newspaper), National Honor Society, Pink Ladies, Spirit in Motion, Venture Club, Young Women Standing Up A Cappella, Anime, Art Club, Book Club, Disney Club, Fashion Club, French Club, Gourmet Club, In Production, L.I.V.E., Latin Club, Pink Ladies, Venture Club, Asian Pacific Club,
California Scholarship Federation,
Celebrations Club,
Club De Espanol,
Environmental Club,
Il Circolo Italiano,
International Dance Club,
Junior Statesmen,
Mandolin (Student Newspaper),
National Honor Society,
Spirit in Motion,
Young Women Standing Up,

School Notes:

St. Francis Catholic High School is Fully Accredited by the Schools Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Schools 533 Airport Blvd., Suite 200 Burlingame, CA 94010 Phone: (650) 696-1060

Profile last updated: 02/25/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sacramento Country Day School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Mary School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Shalom School (1.5 miles away)
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