St. Francis Of Assisi Catholic Academy

400 Lincoln Road
Brooklyn, NY 11225-0112
Tel: (718)778-3700
Grades: PK-8 | 291 students
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy, an elementary school located in the Prospect Heights/Lefferts Garden area of Brooklyn, provides quality education rooted in the values of Jesus Christ. This learning community is dedicated to empowering students to work with others to create a just and peaceful society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild learning differences
Year Founded 1909

Student Body

Total Students 291 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. Francis Of Assisi Catholic Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 26 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,700
Tuition Notes Tuition Assistance is available through Futures in Education and the Bishop's Scholarship program
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $800
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ms. Danielle Gonzalez
Admissions Associate S.Barbara Yander


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Dance, SoccerBasketballDance,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Advisory Groups, Chess Club, Choir, Dance Club, Ecology Club, IPAD Club, Jump rope, Karate, KofC Basketball, Performinf ARts Residency Program, Recorders (Grades 3-5), Science Club, Scrabble, Sewing Chess Club, Choir, Dance Club, Ecology Club, IPAD Club, Jump rope, Karate, Science Club, Scrabble, Sewing, Advisory Groups,
KofC Basketball,
Performinf ARts Residency Program,
Recorders (Grades 3-5),

School Notes

  • Fee UPK Center (Pre-K program)
  • Performinf ARts Residency Program offered to Grades 4, 6, and 8
  • Special Classes for all grade levels: Computers, Music, Art, Physical Education
  • Various afterschool clubs offered throughout the year (Examples include Karate, Dance, Crafts, Gardening, and iPad enrichment games)
  • OPT bus service available
  • Breakfast available at 7:30am
  • Afterschool Program until 6:00pm
  • Speech therapy for those with IESP both during and after dismissal
  • Resource Room for those with IESP both during and after dismissal

Profile last updated: 08/17/2015

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School Reviews

5.0 Stars   05/17/16
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy is a great school. They teach to your mind and your heart and the same time. As a student in the sixth grade, I am apart of the choir. Recently, we sang at a Nursing Home in Coney Island. It's a great school, if your looking for a school where you would like your child to learn about Jesus and the other main subjects, come on down. Sr. Theresa would give you and your child a personal tour.
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