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PK-8
Private
Brooklyn, NY
Students enrolled: 354
Before care: No
After care: Yes

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400 Lincoln Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11225

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(718) 778-3700
(718) 773-7641
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May 12, 2014
St. Francis of Assisi is one of many Catholic schools/academies affiliated with the Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens. This academy educates children from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. This school it enhance my vocabulary. MY school is a bully free school. The environment is very safe. Students represent all levels of ability, both academically and socially. The school community strives to work together to nurture students who are cooperative, compassionate, kind-hearted, good-natured, respectful and responsible.

- submitted by a community member
May 12, 2014
ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI CATHOLIC ACADEMY EXISTS TO PROVIDE QUALITY EDUCATION, ROOTED IN THE VALUES OF JESUS. THIS LEARNING COMMUNITY IS DEDICATED TO EMPOWERING STUDENTS TO WORK WITH OTHERS TO CREATE A JUST AND PEACEFUL SOCIETY.Students represent all levels of ability, both academically and socially. The school community strives to work together to nurture students who are cooperative, compassionate, kind-hearted, good-natured, respectful and responsible.

- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2014
St. Francis of Assisi School is a wonderful school where children are thought more about God and his works of mercy. This school educates children from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. They have after-school clubs and fantastic trips especially in the summer, that kids enjoy. What I like about the school is the technology. St. Francis has ipads and chrome books. So you can clearly see this school has the potential in learning with the usage of technology. I think our school needs improvement on the doors and the water system. Our doors are absolutely fine but our is school want to protect our kids in other words keep them safe from any danger. Last but not least our water system. We need more hot water but no in our water fountains. If you choose this school to give the money to I am sure our school will make good usage of it. Thank You!!

- submitted by a community member
June 25, 2012
I have been a parent at SFA for about 7 yrs and LOVE this school. The principal, asst. principal and ALL the staff are the BEST! The school works as a community with the parents because we all want to make sure our children learn by example. The afterschool program is a wonderful place for my children to finish their homework or get extra help. And my children love this school!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 16, 2009
SFA has come a long way recently with remodeling, solar panels and new computer labs, I am very impressed and I can see that the tuition is being used well. My son's teacher is very caring and gives him the extra help he needs. The school lunches could be better, but not the fault of the school since the lunches are provided by the state. I pack my son's lunch.

- submitted by a parent
August 13, 2009
St. Francis is a great school. The adminstration cares about each and every child and they know them all by name !!! They have created a school that thrives on creativity ( two major shows a year !!). They are tech advanced and the lobby bathrooms have been recently updated. The school does everything it can to help not only present students but alumni as well !! Keep up the good work

- submitted by a community member
no rating February 03, 2008
This is probrably the worst catholic school in brooklyn. The school has the worst bathrooms. On each floor the bathrooms smell, they are not cleaned properly. The bathrooms are not equipped with soap and warm water. The principals does know how to disicpline the children correctly. The classrooms are over crowded and there are not enough teachers. My son is in a class with almost 30 children in a class. How can one learn. Private schools are supposed to have less children for better learning. How can they practice for any state test with that number. This is why their tests scores are so low.

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 09, 2007
I think that st. francis can be a better school by having small classes in all grades. There are too many children in one class, that makes it hard for children to learn and for the teacher. I also think that there should be more activities to offer to the children. I think that the bathrooms can be much cleaner. Bathrooms should always have soap and warm water,and paper towels for children to wash their hands properly. And last, I personal feel that they are always short of teachers and staff. If teacher are absent there is not enough coverage.There should be a secruity guard by the front door. Many of times, stangers, and homeless people try to come inside the school and that is not safe for the children.

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 31, 2007
This is probaly the greatest school in Brooklyn the teachers are gret classes are not over crowed and the price is great.

- submitted by a parent
June 20, 2006
While I believe there are several good teachers in this school, they are not in the critital grades 6, 7, and 8. The level of homework is not enough for struggling children to grasp the concepts. Administrators need to take parents concerns more seriously and not react in a knee jerk manner towards the kids. There are no extracurricular activities where students can explore other arears such as music or dance. There is no encouraging the students in the voluntarism spirit.

- submitted by a parent
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Following our patron, St. Francis of Assisi, we cherish earth, we teach peacemaking and we learn about those less fortunate than we.

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St. Francis of Assisi School
400 Lincoln Rd, Brooklyn, NY  11225
(718) 778-3700
Last modified St. Francis of Assisi School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
St. Francis of Assisi School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top