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Francis School

Private | 9-12 | 35 students


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Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $382,500. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,460.

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Posted March 20, 2014

This is a diploma mill. Leadership not there. The quality of this "Educational Establishment" is sub par.
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Posted May 15, 2008

This school and it's staff are so caring and really do know every child in the school. My son's self-confidence and marks have flouished since attending this school. If your child wants to learn and really wants to be there then it's a great school and worth every penny. For students with behavior problems you should know the school is very strict and and has policies in place unlike those of any other school that are there to protect it's safe environment. The parent and student must sign and give permission to these rules at registration. The school will not tolerate drugs, trouble makers or other disciplinary problems. I can't say enough about this school. It's a refreshing change from the other high schools on SI that are filled with kids getting away with far too much.
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Posted December 31, 2007

Kids are in a locked down situation, which is actually good. No much Parent involvement, not much extracurricular activity. My child has done much better than her was doing in a local catholic H.S
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Posted June 29, 2006

Your child is not just a 'statistic'. Each teacher knows my childs name, even those that do not have him in class. Mandatory tutoring and a nurturing atmosphere help every child both individually and collectively. Besst choice I ever made for my child.
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Posted October 6, 2003

After a very disappointing start in our local public high school, my daughter blossomed at this school. The individual guidance and attention given to every student is their key to success!
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Posted October 6, 2003

There is not enough parent involvment. There is no p.t.a.
—Submitted by a parent

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 97% 52%
Hispanic 3% 21%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% N/A
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 6%
Black 0% 21%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Two or more races 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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  • Constance E. Costa
  • Coed
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4240 Amboy Road
Staten Island, NY 10308
Phone: (718) 967-0400


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