St. Frances of Rome School

At Saint Frances of Rome we believe in the power of a Catholic education that instills values, honesty, and discipline.
Our faith, fortitude and integrity, derived from the example of Jesus in the gospel, drives us forward in all of our endeavors ' religious, academic, and physical.
Through education and the love Christ has for us, we strive to better ourselves and strengthen the community in which we live.
With enlightened minds and the courage of conviction, we will change the world.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1924

Student Body

Total Students189 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St. Frances of Rome School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants or skirt (for girls) and polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,743
Tuition NotesTuition assistance is available
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorNancy Rivera


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Intramural Sports Only, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballIntramural Sports Only,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Altar Servers, Chess Club, Choir Club, Engineering Club, Girl Scouts, Girls on the Run, Math Club, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama, Music, School choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Soccer, Volleyball

School Notes

  • We prepare your child for "a successful" life / Preparamos a su hijo/a para una vida "exitosa"
  • Classical Educaiton Model / Modelo de educacin clsica
  • Half and Full Day Preschool Program / Pregrama Prescolar de medio da y da completo
  • Before and After Care / Cuidado antes y despus de clases
  • Financial aid available / Ayuda financiera disponible

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