St. Francis Central Coast Catholic High School

2400 East Lake Ave.
Watsonville, CA 95076-0950
Tel: (831)724-5933
Grades: 9-12 | 241 students
St. Francis Central Coast Catholic High school is administered by staff and faculty, brothers, sisters, and dedicated lay teachers trained in the Salesian philosophy of education.
St. Francis serves young men and women in grades 9-12 with a college preparatory curriculum in a Salesian atmosphere where the education of the young is at the heart of all school decisions.
All aspects of the school - athletics, activites, clubs, campus ministry, retreats, service projects, visual and performing arts, and student government - compliment the courses in order to provide the students with a balanced and comprehensive education that empowers them to be leaders of today and tomorrow.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Programs Supported Please contact school for more information
Year Founded 2001

Student Body

Total Students 241 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade St. Francis Central Coast Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus AB, English Language 11, English Language 12, Spanish Language
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Polo shirt and khaki pants or skirt for girls)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 30 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,300
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Marie Marheineke


Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. ASB Student Council, Astronomy Club, Badminton Club, Bowling Club, California Scholarship Federation, Campus Ministry, Chess Club, Dance Committee, Dodgeball Club, Ecology Club, Mock Trial, Music Ministry, National Honor Society, Peer Tutoring, Photography Club, Poetry Club, Pro-life Club, St. Francis Ambassadors, Surfing Club, Sushi Club, Weight Lifting Club, Yoga Club Astronomy Club, Badminton Club, Bowling Club, Chess Club, Dodgeball Club, Ecology Club, Mock Trial, Music Ministry, Peer Tutoring, Poetry Club, Pro-life Club, Surfing Club, Sushi Club, Yoga Club, ASB Student Council,
California Scholarship Federation,
Campus Ministry,
Dance Committee,
National Honor Society,
Photography Club,
St. Francis Ambassadors,
Weight Lifting Club,

School Notes:

  • Application for admission to St. Francis is open to all students who have successfully completed the eigth grade in good standing. St. Francis Central Coast Catholic High School admits students of any race, color, or ethnic origin, and extends to them all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally afforded to or made available for students at the school. Acceptance to St. Francis High School is based not only on academic ability, but also on willingness to learn, citizenship, attendance history, conduct, and overall character.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Green Valley Christian School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Green Valley Christian School (2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Green Valley Christian School (2 miles away)
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