St Francis Of Assisi School

866 Oak Grove Rd
Concord, CA 94518-0945
Tel: (925)682-5414
Grades: K-8 | 322 students
St. Francis of Assisi School, in collaboration with the Parish, is dedicated to providing a quality, faith-based Catholic education in a safe and nurturing environment for students in grades K-8.
Our value-centered academic programs empower the students with the skills to be active Christians, life-long learners and responsible citizens.
Every child deserves the opportunity to develop their intellect and God-given potential and talents to the fullest.
Our mission is to guide each student toward the fulfillment of our spiritual and educational goals.
We hope to enrich and deepen the gifts of faith and reason in each student by promoting love of God and neighbor, reverence for the sacred as well as knowledge of truth and academic skills, balanced self-esteem, self-discipline, respect for the human body and stewardship of the environment.
As a Catholic school, we hope to influence students and families to be active in the areas of social and racial justice, freedom, responsibility, respect and peace.
We will provide an environment which fosters a belief in the sacredness of God and of the human person as his creation living in a worldwide neighborhood.
At St. Francis of Assisi, our goal is to create a learning environment that combines structure, creativity, service and enthusiasm for life-long learning of truth, honor, justice and excellence.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 322 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade St Francis Of Assisi School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Carondelet High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Springfield Montessori School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Springfield Montessori School (0.7 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Concord
    Carondelet High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 800 students
    0.6 miles
    1133 Winton Dr
    Concord, CA 94518
  • Concord
    De La Salle High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1026 students
    0.6 miles
    1130 Winton Dr
    Concord, CA 94518
  • Walnut Creek
    Grades: PK-KG | 124 students
    0.7 miles
    2780 Mitchell Dr
    Walnut Creek, CA 94598
  • Walnut Creek
    KLASCHOOLS of Walnut Creek
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 170 students
    0.8 miles
    298 N. Wiget Ln.
    Walnut Creek, CA 94598
  • Concord
    Seneca Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 46 students
    0.9 miles
    2351 Olivera Rd
    Concord, CA 94520

School Reviews

Both my daughters have attend SFA since kindergarten, and they have flourished both academically and socially. As a public school teacher, I appreciate SFA''s education of the whole child: intellectual, spiritual, social, physical, and the arts. Under the leadership of Sister James, the school is loving, caring community providing support, discipline, and structure so that ALL children can succeed. Every one of my daughters'' teachers over the years have had nothing but the highest expectations for all their students'' achievement and performance which challenges all the children to do their best. All the resources every child needs to succeed are provided at SFA; no one is left out. The after school extended care program is a godsend, and very affordable. My daughters get most if not all of their homework done, plus have a great time playing with other SFA students of all ages. Compared to other private schools, SFA''s tuition is very reasonable! Consequently, non-stop fundraising is the norm, but most of it is optional. However, parent participation is NOT optional, and as a result parents are involved in every aspect of the school operation, to the benefit of all the SFA community.
- Posted by Parent, 12/11/12

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