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St Peter/St Francis School

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Posted December 27, 2006

My children attend St. Francis School and they love it. The teachers are very caring and the atmosphere is pleasant. The education is top notch. My child is learning a second language in 6th grade. They both received great scores on the Iowa test.
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Posted May 20, 2006

This school is a wonderful school. It has it all! The teachers care about each child and the academics are superior. The principal offers superior leadership.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted April 2, 2006

We enrolled our child during the 2004-2005 school years and were extremely disappointed with the academics and teaching. After the Iowa test scores were released for the school year and the scores were lower than previous years, we pulled our child from the school. As for the teachers and staff they were very caring and courteous. We wish them the best but it was not the school for our child.
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Posted January 23, 2005

This school is the best. The principal is a true role model to the students. The Music teacher is awesome!
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Posted August 26, 2003

What a terrific school we have in St. Francis! Our teachers and staff are first rate, and our principal is wonderful. We are proud to begin our 111th school year!
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Posted August 25, 2003

St. Francis is a great school with a wonderful sense of family and community. The teachers have an average experience of 15 years in the classroom, which makes all the difference. I think what we like most, though, are the children. The school has such a nice, caring atmosphere, with the older children looking after the little ones. It's so wonderful to send one's children off to school without worrying that they'll be confronted by negative influences throughout the day. St. Francis provides a safe, nurturing environment that is perfect for learning and forming friendships.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 90% 61%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Black 3% 13%
Hispanic 3% 20%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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360 Prospect Street
Torrington, CT 06790
Phone: (860) 489-4177

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