Saint Francis International School

Saint Francis International Schoolis a Franciscan family that nurtures children to become instruments of God's peace, scholars, and global citizens.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedELL / ESL & Resource Support
Year Founded2010
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students419 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Saint Francis International School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(school uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 17 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,875
Tuition NotesGrants are available for parishioners of Catholic church in the Archdiocese of Washington and families with multiple children enrolled.Parish, archdiocesan, and private financial aid is available based upon demonstrated through the TADS Financial Aid
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,200
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorPrincipal
Admissions AssociateTeresa Perez


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Dance, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballDance,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Drama, Newspaper, Science Club, Student Council, Youth Group

Arts and Music Programs:
Conversational French, Dance

School Notes

  • Saint Francis International School (SFIS) was formed in 2010 tocarry on the legacies of St. Camillus, St. Mark, and St. CatherineLaboure Schools.
  • Today, SFIS provides a high quality Catholic education tochildren age three through the 8th grade. The community ofSaint Francis International School is very diverse and pridesitself on creating a learning environment that is built oncommunity and caring. Each child at SFIS is nurtured to growas a whole person and the school's programs attend to students'minds, bodies, and spirits.
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