St. Francis School is an independent, interdenominational school providing high-quality education to children from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade.
The school is not affiliated with any church or religious denomination or other supporting organization.
It has grown from modest beginnings in 1985 to over 330 students today. St. Francis School philosophy of Education is to sustain a nurturing and caring environment that draws together children, parents, and teachers and to use a curriculum designed for the advanced student, while recognizing individual variation and supporting achievement according to ability.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 328 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,000
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1985

Student Body

Total Students
328 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
58%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
St. Francis School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
2019-2020 Tuition RatesAnnual TuitionPre-Kindergarten $7,743.Kindergarten through 2nd $9,120.3rd through 4th $9,684.5th through 8th $10,543.Childcare$180 per month.
% on Financial Aid
25%

Sports

Source: Verified school update

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Thanksgiving Break, No School (Events)
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break, No School (Events)
November 22, 2022 (Tuesday)
Thanksgiving Break, No School (Events)
November 23, 2022 (Wednesday)
Thanksgiving Break, No School (Events)
November 24, 2022 (Thursday)
Thanksgiving Break, No School (Events)
November 25, 2022 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 328 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,000
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Austin, TX is $12,385 for elementary schools and $14,699 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Austin, TX is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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