St. Francis School is located in the heart of Cincinnati's historic over-the-Rhine district.
The school was built in 1861 and served the Catholic children of German and Irish immigrants.
St. Francis Seraph School now serves inner city children in grades K-8, providing a quality education to children of various faiths and cultures.
Working within the Catholic faith community of St. Francis Seraph Ministries, with the parents of our children and among the people of Over-the-Rhine, we, as a school, endeavor to educate the whole child today to be productive citizens and followers of Christ for the 21st Century regardless of the obstacles.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 217 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,700
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / rolling

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

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1861

Student Body

Total Students
217 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
St. Francis Seraph School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
5%
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Khaki Pants/Skirt and Navy Blue Polo Shirt)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Mar. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition is paid by 10 monthly installments. Family contribution is income based.
% on Financial Aid
99%
Admissions Director
Jamie Klauke

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Frairs Club

School Notes

  • St. Francis School is located in the heart of Cincinnati's historic over-the-Rhine district. The school was built in 1861 and served the Catholic children of German and Irish immigrants. St. Francis Seraph School now serves inner city children in grades K-8, providing a quality education to children of various faiths and cultures. Working within the Catholic faith community of St. Francis Seraph Ministries, with the parents of our children and among the people of Over-the-Rhine, we, as a school, endeavor to educate the whole child today to be productive citizens and followers of Christ for the 21st Century regardless of the obstacles.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 217 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,700
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Cincinnati, OH is $8,297 for elementary schools and $14,327 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cincinnati, OH is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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