St. Francis De Sales School
5.00 (3 reviews)
Tel: (818) 784-9573
It is our goal to instill in the students the knowledge, faith and love that encompass the teachings of the Catholic Church, educating the heart as well as the mind.
This is achieved through collaboration with the parents, teachers and staff, clergy, and parish community.
We are dedicated to the development of our students as they strive to be active in the Catholic faith and their love for Christ, living a life reflective of Gospel teachings and values.
Our challenge is to integrate and live this faith in our educational development of the students.
We prepare our students academically to meet the worldly challenges they face, as well as to live a Christ-centered life as they apply His teachings to their decisions.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-8|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a|
|Total Students||345 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 45%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||16 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||22:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||35 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition Information available at: https://saintfrancisdesalesschool.com/tuition.php|
|Total Sports Offered||6 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Softball, Swimming, VolleyballBasketball, Cheering,|
Flag Football, Softball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||11 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Academic Decathlon, After School Karate, After School Sports Clinics, Chess Club, Choir, Mock Trial, Sewing Class
Arts and Music Programs:
After School Art, After School Care - Sports and Activities, After School Drama Program
Recreational Athletic Programs:
- St. Francis de Sales is a Catholic K through 8 school, develops and educates the whole child to be active in Catholic faith, academically prepared, accepting of others, accountable for all actions, and articulate communicator.
- It is our goal to instill in the students the knowledge, faith and love that encompass the teachings of the Catholic Church, educating the heart as well as the mind.
- This is achieved through collaboration with the parents, teachers and staff, clergy, and parish community.
- We are dedicated to the development of our students as they strive to be active in the Catholic faith and their love for Christ, living a life reflective of Gospel teachings and values.
- Our challenge is to integrate and live this faith in our educational development of the students.
- We prepare our students academically to meet the worldly challenges they face, as well as to live a Christ-centered life as they apply His teachings to their decisions.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- North Hollywood Grades: K-8 | 324 students
4832 Tujunga Ave
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 508-4542 2.6 K-8
St. Francis has been a great school for my four children. My oldest who is now in her second year of college started at SFDS when she was in kinder. She graduated from high school with maxima cum laude honors and and is now a Neuroscience major at USC. SFDS school has given her the start she needed. The lower grades have the most nurturing teachers and the progression is appropriate. The classes have 35 students in each grade but also have 2 teachers per grade until middle school. The only downside is that the students are with the same 35 kids from kinder - 8th grade. It isn`t necessarily bad but my girls both had a transition with friends beginning in middle school. I think this is common as other parents and I have had this discussion. The upside is they are all like family because they have watched each other grow for years. SFDS has taught my kids to be a well-rounded person offering sports and cheerleading beginning in the 5th grade (unless you swim which begins in kinder). The school attends mass regularly and the students are active in giving back to the community. Each class is in charge of one collection throughout the school year. Students have the opportunity to deliver the goods collected which has been an eye opener and very rewarding. Over the years I have seen academics evolve and the use of smart boards and IPads in all of the classrooms have been beneficial to their high school experience. Parents are required to do service hours (40 per year) which has been a great community builder. The service hours are easy to earn and have brought parents together across the grades. If you are looking for a school with great academics, sports, and community you will find it at Saint Francis de Sales school.
- Posted by Parent - KT
Many great memories from SFDS.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Student-Class of 2006
Our child had a very happy experience at St. Francis. He was well prepared academically and accepted at the high school of his choice. There is a lot of parent involvement when it comes to fundraising, events and activities at the school. We are still happy to be involved with the annual school festival! Biggest Little Fair In the Valley!Highly recommend SFDS!
- Posted by Parent - Parent of Alumni Student
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