The Franciscan School

Our parish school exists to foster in our young people an in-depth understanding of their faith, the ability to speak and write persuasively about that faith, and an academic preparation that will enable them to excel in high school and beyond.
We are dedicated to this mission and are honored to have a vibrant school as part of our dynamic parish.
Our school strives to develop faith and goodness in each young person.
We support the important role that you, as parents, accepted at the Baptism of your child.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 549 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

The Franciscan School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2011

Student Body

Total Students
549 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
The Franciscan School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Franciscan School's ranking?
The Franciscan School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for The Franciscan School?
The application deadline for The Franciscan School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
We have two children at TFS. They enjoy the school and the relationships they are building. The staff and the Friars balance very well the academics with religious teachings. The offerings are solid (I would personally prefer more languages) and there has been reasonable retention of teachers. Tuition is fairly priced and financial aid is possible; some may need to plan for additionals like meals, uniforms, etc. Overall this is great school and we will continue to enjoy it along with attending the Parish.
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5  
Blue Ribbon School by US DOE - great community feeling, very satisfied with choice. Our public school option is also one of the higher performing schools in Wake, according to NC DPI Performance Composites, but still think we are getting a better deal choosing St Francis.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 549 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Raleigh, NC is $11,118 for elementary schools and $14,256 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Raleigh, NC is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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