St. Francis De Sales Cathedral School

In the tradition of excellence established by our founders, the Marianite Sisters of the Holy Cross, St.
Francis de Sales is a family oriented school. St. Francis de Sales serves the children of St.
Francis de Sales Parish, the surrounding Catholic parishes, and those children of other faiths who respect our values and beliefs.
St. Francis de Sales offers a strong academic curriculum and a variety of co-curricular activities with an emphasis on Catholic faith and values, fostering the love of God and the reverence for all life.
We provide Catholic education in a safe and disciplined environment that recognizes and respects the uniqueness of each child.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-7

Student Body

Total Students676 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade St. Francis De Sales Cathedral School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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