Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:15 PM
School leader Drew Buccellato
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Mission: To provide a college preparatory program for students with diverse academic ability in a structured educational environment that is challenging and supportive. Saint Francis School’s educational philosophy is based on placing students in a learning environment that offers both enrichment and assistance in a group teaching format. Our commitment to small classes and a low teacher-pupil ratio permits us to maximize learning potential in an academically stimulating setting.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
6
AP Classes
including: English Literature and Composition
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Improv
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None
AP classes offered English Literature and Composition
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: 3-D Design
Studio Art: Drawing
United States Government and Politics
United States History

Support

17
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Sports Fields
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 59% 44%
Black 40% 37%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 12%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

11
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
11
Boys Sports
including: Wrestling
9
Clubs
including: Book / reading club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Equestrian
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Football
Golf
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Community service
Debate
Drama club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Science club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 05:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Public
  Private
Students typically continue on to these schools University of Georgia
  Georgia College and State University

Teachers

8
Staff
including: Coach(es)
Staff Coach(es)
College counselor
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff details High teacher retention, teachers support all after school sports and activities, highly qualified.

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Georgia Independent School Assoc.
Partner website Http://www.gisaschools.org
Partner Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Partner website Http://www.sacs.org/
Partner Georgia Accrediting Commission
Partner website Http://gac.coe.uga.edu/
Partner Atlanta Area Association of Independent Schools
Partner website Http://www.aaais.org/
Partner Georgia High School Association
Partner website Http://www.ghsa.net/

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Call 770-641-8257 x51, to schedule a parent tour. Applications and information about the admissions process are available on our website.
Learn more Http://www.saintfrancisschools.com/admissions/
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Interview
Recommendations
Transcript
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application fee waivers available? No
Tuition range (low) $12000
Tuition range (high) $21000
For the year 2017-2018
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Tax credits
Vouchers accepted No
# of applications received 238
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 187
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012