St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School

  • St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School is a private, co-educational school serving children in PreKindergarten through 8th grade and children ages 2-4 years in our Part-Time Program. St. Francis is committed to promoting academic excellence, individual responsibility, and spiritual awareness among our students so they may live more fully in relationship with God and others.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, ADHD, Auditory Processing Issues
Year Founded2004
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2010

Student Body

Total Students531 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size22 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,000
Tuition NotesAdditional fees for registration, technology, and workbooks
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,200
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSusan Fetz


Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Flag FootballFootball,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Team, Altar Servers, Duke Talent Search, Math Counts, National Junior Beta Club, National Junior Honor Society, News Bowl, Newspaper Staff, Robotics Club, Wordsmith, Yearbook Staff

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Choir, theater/musical productions, Variety Show

School Notes

  • St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School offers four academic programs to meet the specific needs of your child.  The mission of our Traditional Program is to offer excellence in education, guided by love and service to God. Through our Faith, our faculty, and our families, we remain committed to embracing each child`s individual talents and providing them an engaging, and safe learning environment. Our talented faculty challenges each student using a 21st Century digital and collaborative learning approach. The primary mission of the PLUS Program is to foster academic, emotional, social and spiritual growth for all our students. We are specifically committed to serving the needs of those students who more effectively learn in a smaller classroom environment and with the support of teachers trained in remediation. The Enhance Program offers learning strategies and remediation to students in our Traditional Program who have been identified as having gaps in basic skills proficiency through our universal screening program, Easy CBM. This small group instruction takes place during the school day outside of core curriculum time.  This is in addition to and in support of the traditional classroom curriculum. The Gifted Enrichment Program offers challenging, hands-on learning opportunities to 2nd -5th grade students in our Traditional Program who scored in the top 10% in science and/or math on the Iowa Assessments. Visit our website at and click on Academics for more information.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Memphis
    Grades: NS-12 | 820 students
    6 miles
    1381 W Massey Rd
    Memphis, TN 38120
    (901) 474-1000
    6 NS-12
  • Cordova
    Grades: PK-12 | 629 students
    3.9 miles
    8650 Walnut Grove Rd
    Cordova, TN 38018
    (901) 458-5543
    3.9 PK-12
  • Memphis
    Grades: PK-12 | 154 students
    5.1 miles
    5470 Raleigh Lagrange Rd
    Memphis, TN 38134
    (901) 386-8161
    5.1 PK-12
  • Memphis
    Christian Brothers High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 861 students
    5.5 miles
    5900 Walnut Grove Rd
    Memphis, TN 38120
    (901) 261-4900
    5.5 9-12
  • Memphis
    Grades: PK-12 | 853 students
    7.2 miles
    4830 Walnut Grove Rd
    Memphis, TN 38117
    (901) 435-5825
    7.2 PK-12

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The average private school tuition in Tennessee is $9,304 for elementary schools and $10,342 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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