St Francis Of Assisi School

  • 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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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded18
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2014

Student Body

Total Students638 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 13%
Students by GradeSt Francis Of Assisi School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size22 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki pants and collared shirt )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,927
Tuition NotesThis 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 Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketballCheering,
VolleyballWinter Track,

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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