St. Francis Catholic School

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St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School provides academic excellence, christian values, and guided discipline for children in pre-school through 8th grade.
St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School, in cooperation with the family, is committed to challenging students to grow spiritually, academically and socially within a Catholic centered environment.
The faculty, school administrators, and school advisory board of St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School believe that each individual student is a child of God and each child should have the opportunity to grow and reach their potential, both spiritually and academically, through a sound academic and disciplined curriculum.
We provide a school atmosphere that encourages student participation while recognizing different learning styles and the uniqueness of each child.
In providing opportunities to grow and learn in a prayerful environment, which brings alive the message of our Catholic faith-that Christ lived, died, rose again, and now lives and dwells within each of us.
We believe that experiencing this message allows students at St. Francis Catholic School to develop and maintain their individual spirituality preparing them for a life of service to their communities.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 200 students
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Francis Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1909

Student Body

Total Students
200 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
St. Francis Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
14 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
uniforms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School provide academic excellence, Christian values, and guided discipline for children in pre-school through 8th grade. St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School, in cooperation with the family, is committed to challenging students to grow spiritually, academically and socially within a Catholic centered environment. The faculty, school administrators, and school advisory board of St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School believe that each individual student is a child of God and each child should have the opportunity to grow and reach their potential, both spiritually and academically, through a sound academic and disciplined curriculum. We provide a school atmosphere that encourages student participation while recognizing different learning styles and the uniqueness of each child. In providing opportunities to grow and learn in a prayerful environment, which brings alive the message of our Catholic faith-that Christ lived, died, rose again, and now lives and dwells within each of us. We believe that experiencing this message allows students at St. Francis Catholic School to develop and maintain their individual spirituality preparing them for a life of service to their communities.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are St. Francis Catholic School often compared to?
St. Francis Catholic Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Oak Street Christian School, Lake Region Christian School by visitors of our site.
What is St. Francis Catholic School's ranking?
St. Francis Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for: Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Francis Catholic School?
The application deadline for St. Francis Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 200 students
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Minnesota is $7,916 for elementary schools and $14,542 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Minnesota is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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