In accordance with directives from the Office of Lifelong Formation and Education, the school day consists of six (6) hours of instruction and one-half (½) hour for lunch. St. Francis of Assisi extends the day by 15 minutes in order to dismiss at noon, one day a month, for teacher professional development.
Our small school is dedicated to academic excellence, and our students realize exceptional and wonderful accomplishments in science, math, reading, and writing. However, academics is not our sole endeavor; we also strive to teach compassion, caring, and service to others. Our students beautifully organize service projects and volunteer many, many hours for the benefit of others from the minute they begin their days at our school. St. Francis students know what it means to have a big heart.
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School is a value-centered learning community dedicated to preparing our students to become lifelong learners and Christian stewards.
St. Francis of Assisi School provides, in accordance with the philosophy of the Catholic Elementary School System, for the full spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social development of the student. Our goal is the formation of a responsive, Christian person. Each area of the school program is directed toward this goal
The following objectives have been identified as essential to the education of a Christian person: