St Francis Cathedral School

  • St. Francis Cathedral School has a proud tradition of helping children in learning to love, and loving to learn.
  • Each child is given a solid foundation for building life-long learning and personal values.
  • St. Francis Cathedral School offers full and part-time Pre-K, Kindergarten, and educational classes through Grade 8, as well as After School and Summer Day Camp programs.
  • We look forward to meeting you in - person soon.
  • St. Francis Cathedral School creates a Catholic atmosphere where children are challenged to develop respect, justice, and responsibility while growing intellectually and spiritually into leaders of the 21st Century.
  • St. Francis Cathedral School is steeped in the traditions of service, peace, and courage.
  • It shares the common mission of all Catholic schools, namely, to teach, to proclaim the message of Jesus, to build Christian community, to worship God, and to serve one another and the world.
  • Our school supports and enhances the family's role as the primary educators of their children.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2017

Student Body

Total Students452 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St Francis Cathedral School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Metuchen
    Grades: K-8 | 217 students
    1.1 miles
    130 Whitman Ave
    Metuchen, NJ 08840
    (732) 549-7854
    1.1 K-8
  • East Brunswick
    St Bartholomew School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 399 students
    8.4 miles
    470 Ryders Ln
    East Brunswick, NJ 08816
    (732) 238-6698
    8.4 PK-8
  • Edison
    Grades: PK-12 | 458 students
    3.6 miles
    1295 Inman Ave
    Edison, NJ 08820
    (908) 754-1882
    3.6 PK-12
  • Somerset
    Grades: NS-8 | 268 students
    8.5 miles
    152 Cedar Grove Lane
    Somerset, NJ 08873
    (732) 356-5400
    8.5 NS-8
  • Clark
    Grades: PK-8 | 436 students
    6.5 miles
    Valley Road
    Clark, NJ 07066
    (732) 388-1360
    6.5 PK-8

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