Saint Francis International School

  • Saint Francis International School's mission is to be a partner with parents in helping children to be all that God intends for them to be.
  • This is accomplished through a whole-person, Christian formation that values each individual child - mind, body, and spirit - that is grounded in a diverse Catholic community inspired by the life of St. Francis of Assisi.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students419 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
90%
State avg.: 33%
Students by GradeSaint 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
42%
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
75%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,200
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorPrincipal
Admissions AssociateTeresa Perez

Sports

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

Extracurriculars

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 to carry on the legacies of St. Camillus, St. Mark, and St. Catherine Laboure Schools.
  • Today, SFIS provides a high quality Catholic education to children age two through the 8th grade.  The community of Saint Francis International School is very diverse and prides itself on creating a learning environment that is built on community and caring.  Each child at SFIS is nurtured to grow as a whole person and the school's programs attend to students' minds, bodies, and spirits.

Profile last updated: 02/29/2016

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