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

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 419 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,875
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 17 / rolling

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
ELL / ESL & Resource Support
Year Founded
2010
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
419 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
96%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade
Saint Francis International School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
42%
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(school uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 17 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Grants 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 Director
Principal
Admissions Associate
Teresa Perez

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

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 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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 419 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,875
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 17 / rolling

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Silver Spring, MD is $12,115 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Silver Spring, MD is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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