St Francis Central Catholic School

  • Saint Francis Central Catholic School exists for the purposes of communicating the "Good News," of building a faith community among our parishes, and of assisting parents in fulfilling their responsibility to provide a quality Catholic Education for their children.
  • We believe that parents are their children's primary educators.
  • St. Francis Central Catholic strives for excellence in providing teaching-learning experiences through which students can grow intellectually, physically, emotionally, culturally, and spiritually in a Christian atmosphere animated by the Gospel values of community, love, faith, hope, truth, reconciliation, courage, justice, and service.
  • We believe that every child is created by God as a unique individual.
  • We respect the dignity and importance of each, the freedom and responsibility of each to achieve their goals, and the right of each to fulfillment, self-esteem, self-discipline, and self-direction as an individual.
  • We believe that Christ is the foundation for all of our activities; that the message of Jesus Christ is the chief basis of truth, goodness, and human living; and that His message and love must permeate the school curriculum in order to help each student grow to his full potential as a child in the Kingdom of God.
  • St. Francis Central Catholic School strives to provide a program that enables students to advance their development as Christians along with their academic growth and preparation for future productivity and Christian living.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1915

Student Body

Total Students408 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 6%
Students by Grade St Francis Central Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
16%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,200
Admissions DirectorRita Sokos

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.PSALM

School Notes

  • Saint Francis Central Catholic School exists for the purposes of communicating the "Good News," of building a faith community among our parishes, and of assisting parents in fulfilling their responsibility to provide a quality Catholic Education for their children. We believe that parents are their children's primary educators. St. Francis Central Catholic strives for excellence in providing teaching-learning experiences through which students can grow intellectually, physically, emotionally, culturally, and spiritually in a Christian atmosphere animated by the Gospel values of community, love, faith, hope, truth, reconciliation, courage, justice, and service. We believe that every child is created by God as a unique individual. We respect the dignity and importance of each, the freedom and responsibility of each to achieve their goals, and the right of each to fulfillment, self-esteem, self-discipline, and self-direction as an individual. We believe that Christ is the foundation for all of our activities; that the message of Jesus Christ is the chief basis of truth, goodness, and human living; and that His message and love must permeate the school curriculum in order to help each student grow to his full potential as a child in the Kingdom of God. St. Francis Central Catholic School strives to provide a program that enables students to advance their development as Christians along with their academic growth and preparation for future productivity and Christian living.
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  • Morgantown
    Grades: PK-12 | 318 students
    3.3 miles
    200 Trinity Way
    Morgantown, WV 26505
    (304)291-4659
    3.3 PK-12
    318

School Reviews

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I LOVE this school. It is second to none! Very strong Catholic identity and top notch academics! Very dedicated faculty and staff from Pre-k through 8th grade! I was told it was the "RICH" school; however, it is rich, but rich in amazing people and even more amazing students! The families here are wonderful & supportive of each other! I have had the privilege of having my children in all grade levels here and beyond a shadow of a doubt...this is an amazing school! The principal, Artie Moore is as REAL as they come! He is in it all the way and is doing an amazing job with all aspects of the school! I''m soo thrilled to be a part of the St. Francis School community! I 150% recommend this school!
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