St. Francis Home For Children

651 Prospect St,
New Haven, CT, 06511-0651
Tel: (203)777-5513
St. Francis Home continues to serve children and teenagers each day, and impacts hundreds of families each year.
This continuum of services is the direct legacy of the Sisters of Mercy and their care of the orphans left on their doorstep in 1852.
And, as the models for behavioral and emotional health service delivery shift, St. Francis Home is working to develop new and innovative ways to help children and their families to be safe, healthy and happy.
St. Francis Home offers spiritual, emotional and physical supports that assist children to become happy and productive adults.
The Mission of St. Francis Home for Children is: In the fullness of our Catholic heritage, we seek to alleviate the sufferings of children and families of all faiths by providing for their spiritual, emotional and physical well-being.
As a caring community, we further commit ourselves to safeguard and enhance the dignity of each child while emphasizing the value of the family.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 37 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 60%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade St. Francis Home For Children Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cedarhurst School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Calvin Hill Daycare Center & Klf Kindergarten (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Calvin Hill Daycare Center & Klf Kindergarten (0.1 miles away)
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  • New Haven Calvin Hill Daycare Center & Klf Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    150 Highland St
    New Haven , CT , 06511
    (203)764-9350
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.1  mi  |  20  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • New Haven
    Foote School    
    50 Loomis Place
    New Haven , CT , 06511
    (203)777-3464
    0.2  mi  |  484  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Hamden Cedarhurst School
    Special Education School
    871 Prospect St
    Hamden , CT , 06517
    (203)764-9314
    Special Education School
    0.4  mi  |  35  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • New Haven St. Thomas's Day School
    (Episcopal)
    830 Whitney Avenue
    New Haven , CT , 06511
    (203)776-2123
    (Episcopal)
    0.5  mi  |  133  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • New Haven
    Leila Day Nurseries
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    100 Cold Spring St
    New Haven , CT , 06511
    (203)624-1374
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.6  mi  |  17  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG

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