As a Catholic community, which believes in God's love for each individual, we consider it our primary goal to bring to each student at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy a sense of belonging to God's family.
Like our Patron Saint, we hope to instill in each unique child self respect, love for learning and a sense of responsibility for oneself, for others, and for all creation.
In a Catholic environment, we strive to teach our students to use their God-given gifts of knowledge and intelligence to expand their learning in all academic and religious areas and to grow to become responsible adults.
By example and experience, we hope to foster a faith community of patience, trust, compassion and forgiveness.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 326 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,500
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy, Astoria ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1951

Student Body

Total Students
326 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy, Astoria Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Catholic Rate for 1 student.

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

School Notes

  • As a Catholic community, which believes in God's love for each individual, we consider it our primary goal to bring to each student at St. Francis of Assisi School a sense of belonging to God's family. Like our Patron Saint, we hope to instill in each unique child self respect, love for learning and a sense of responsibility for oneself, for others, and for all creation. In a Catholic environment, we strive to teach our students to use their God-given gifts of knowledge and intelligence to expand their learning in all academic and religious areas and to grow to become responsible adults. By example and experience, we hope to foster a faith community of patience, trust, compassion and forgiveness.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 326 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,500
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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