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St. Francis of Assisi School

Private | PK-8

 

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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $320,300. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,390.

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Posted December 8, 2009

I have two children attending St. Francis. I have no complaints about this school and I am very happy with the education my children are getting. It is a bully free environment. I did not send my kids here to be sport stars, I sent them here for values and a great education. I have not been disappointed. I highly recommend St. Francis.
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Posted June 21, 2006

A unique place to call home - friendly, warm, loving atmosphere where kids and families will make new, lasting friendships. Hard working parish circle with the ability to come together for the common good. Dedicated teachers and administrative staff. Excellent quality of academic programs (accredited by the NEAC, 2 languages, excellent facilities, etc.) Basketball represents an integral part of the sporting landscape here. Drama, music events, arts and crafts, cooking training all available. I graduated from the school 25 years ago and am proud to have my children attend now....
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 62% 69%
Black 14% 8%
Asian 12% 5%
Hispanic 11% 15%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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1 St Clare Rd
Medford, MA 02155
Phone: (781) 395-9170

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