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 Mateo
    Junipero Serra High School
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    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 833 students
    17.6 miles
    451 W 20th Ave
    San Mateo, CA 94403
    (650) 345-8207
    17.6 9-12
    833

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