St Francis De Sales School

  • St. Francis de Sales School is committed to creating a loving and caring Catholic community where teaching and learning supports all children in becoming the best they can be in mind, body, and spirit.
  • Catholic theology recognizes parents as being primarily responsible for the education of their children.
  • Therefore, collaboration between the family, school, and parish staff is essential to the success of each child and to the success of the overall St. Francis de Sales community.
  • The schools of the Diocese of Columbus are committed to developing productive citizens of the world capable of responding appropriately to differences among people and meeting the challenges of a rapidly changing society.
  • At St. Francis, we firmly believe and fully participate in this commitment.
  • This is evidenced in our strong technology program, our emphasis on developing thinking and reasoning skills for students at all age levels, and our on-going efforts to develop the whole person.
  • The mission of St. Francis de Sales School is to create a loving and caring Catholic community where teaching and learning support all children in becoming the best they can be in mind, body, and spirit.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 1-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedReading & Math Lab; Speech
Year Founded1850

Student Body

Total Students258 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade St Francis De Sales School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size23 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Football, Golf, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBasketballCheering,
FootballGolf,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.6th Grade Camp, 8th Grade Ropes, Altar Serving, Boy Scouts, Daisies, Days of Creation, Girl Scouts, Performances, School-wide Retreats, Science/History Day, Service Projects, Spelling Bee, Virtue of the Month, Weekly All School Mass

Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Lego League, STEM Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Mass Choir, Music Lessons, Youth Choir

School Notes

  • St. Francis de Sales School is committed to creating a loving and caring Catholic community where teaching and learning supports all children in becoming the best they can be in mind, body, and spirit. Catholic theology recognizes parents as being primarily responsible for the education of their children. Therefore, collaboration between the family, school, and parish staff is essential to the success of each child and to the success of the overall St. Francis de Sales community. The schools of the Diocese of Columbus are committed to developing productive citizens of the world capable of responding appropriately to differences among people and meeting the challenges of a rapidly changing society. At St. Francis, we firmly believe and fully participate in this commitment. This is evidenced in our strong technology program, our emphasis on developing thinking and reasoning skills for students at all age levels, and our on-going efforts to develop the whole person. The mission of St. Francis de Sales School is to create a loving and caring Catholic community where teaching and learning support all children in becoming the best they can be in mind, body, and spirit.
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  • Columbus
    Grades: PK-12 | 564 students
    28.7 miles
    65 S. Drexel. Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43209
    (614) 252-0781
    28.7 PK-12
    564
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    Grades: PK-11 | 108 students
    3.5 miles
    2610 Newark-Granville Road
    Granville, OH 43023
    (740) 522-2000
    3.5 PK-11
    108

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