St Francis High School

  • Saint Francis High School, a Catholic and college preparatory community, educates the whole person in the tradition of Holy Cross.
  • Saint Francis High School provides an environment which encourages students to achieve their highest potential through spiritual development, intellectual development, and social development.
  • Spiritual development imparts Christian values and promotes community service. Intellectual development fosters academic achievement and lifelong learning, and social development provides exposure to a broad range of activities and experiences.
  • Saint Francis High School promotes and builds Christian morality in relationships among members of the school community and within society as a whole, promoting a spirit of family.
  • The school is committed to building a just society within the world community in which service to others is practiced by all.
  • Saint Francis High School challenges each student to reach full academic potential.
  • Recognizing the importance of developing skills in the areas of reading, writing, mathematics, technology, and creative expression, the school offers a variety of experiences in the liberal arts, the sciences and the fine and performing arts.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students1,760 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
47%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade St Francis High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Jose
    Bellarmine College Prep School
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    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1651 students
    9.3 miles
    960 W Hedding St
    San Jose, CA 95126
    (408) 294-9224
    9.3 9-12
    1651
  • Portola Valley
    Grades: 6-12 | 375 students
    7 miles
    302 Portola Road
    Portola Valley, CA 94028
    (650) 851-8223
    7 6-12
    375
  • Atherton
    Grades: 6-12 | 807 students
    8.2 miles
    50 Valparaiso Ave
    Atherton, CA 94027
    (650) 330-2000
    8.2 6-12
    807
  • San Jose
    Presentation High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 834 students
    11.9 miles
    2281 Plummer Avenue
    San Jose, CA 95125
    (408) 264-1664
    11.9 9-12
    834
  • San Francisco
    Grades: 9-12 | 1322 students
    34.1 miles
    1055 Ellis St
    San Francisco, CA 94109
    (415) 775-6626
    34.1 9-12
    1322

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The average private school tuition in California is $11,498 for elementary schools and $19,928 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in California is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).