At St. Francis of Assisi School, we promote the spiritual and academic growth of our students in a manner designed to uphold the charisma and spirit of St. Francis.
We honor his simple spirit, his love of brother/sisterhood, and his awareness of God's Presence in all creatures.
St. Francis of Assisi School provides for the education of the whole child by integrating religious principles into its learning curriculum.
Students grow both in their Catholic faith and beliefs, as well as academically, in a nurturing and safe environment.
At St. Francis of Assisi School, we believe that parents and families are the primary educators of their children, and we support the work of families to develop and nurture Catholic values.
As in the home, St. Francis fosters a loving, Christian atmosphere in which students can excel.
Academic excellence is a goal of St. Francis of Assisi School and is achieved by focusing on the special learning needs of each student.
Our beliefs in quality education and varied learning opportunities allow each child to develop to his or her full potential.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 638 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,927
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Francis Of Assisi School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
18
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2014, 2020

Student Body

Total Students
638 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade
St. Francis Of Assisi School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
22 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Khaki pants and collared shirt )

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
This is the cost for 1 child that is a member of our parish.
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,200

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

School Notes

  • At St. Francis of Assisi School, we promote the spiritual and academic growth of our students in a manner designed to uphold the charisma and spirit of St. Francis. We honor his simple spirit, his love of brother/sisterhood, and his awareness of God's Presence in all creatures. St. Francis of Assisi School provides for the education of the whole child by integrating religious principles into its learning curriculum. Students grow both in their Catholic faith and beliefs, as well as academically, in a nurturing and safe environment. At St. Francis of Assisi School, we believe that parents and families are the primary educators of their children, and we support the work of families to develop and nurture Catholic values. As in the home, St. Francis fosters a loving, Christian atmosphere in which students can excel. Academic excellence is a goal of St. Francis of Assisi School and is achieved by focusing on the special learning needs of each student. Our beliefs in quality education and varied learning opportunities allow each child to develop to his or her full potential.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 638 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,927
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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