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St Francis De Sales School

Private | PK-8 | 146 students

 

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Posted April 14, 2014

The staff at St. Francis de Sales has been extremely responsive to any concerns we have brought forth. Our child(ren) is(are) very happy and feel blessed to be at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 7, 2014

The discipline policy here is a joke. They tell the kids to "mind their own business" whenever they report violent or bullying behavior. You couldn't pay us to return to this school. The administration needs to go! Absolutely ridiculous!!!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 10, 2007

I am an alumni of SFDS (Currently a sophomore at Badger Highschool) and this school is wonderful. All the kids and teachers are like family, and everyone knows each other. It may not be the newest or best-looking school, but SFDS is Lake Geneva's best-kept secret. I still think about it all the time and remember how wonderful this place was. I attended from PreK-8th grade, and SFDS gave me a much better education than any other public school in the area, hands-down. I highly recommend sending your student here! You will not be disappointed.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted October 12, 2005

My daughter started in 4K and is now in 8th grade. The teachers, librarian, computer lab & sports are wonderful, working together to involve teachers, parents and students. It is a bonus to have Mass and religion as well.
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Posted April 16, 2005

The 4K program at this school is absolutely wonderful! My son has learned so much since the beginning of the year, by the third month of school he was signing the alphabet. The teachers are fabulous and have been teaching together for several years, and really go all out in their lesson plans to get the kids interested in learning the theme.
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White, not Hispanic 92% 74%
Hispanic 4% 10%
Black, not Hispanic 2% 10%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 1%
Asian N/A 4%
Multiracial 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • David Wieters
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  • Coed
Affiliation
  • Roman catholic
Associations
  • NCEA
Fax number
  • (262) 248-7860

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  • Archdiocese of Milwaukee
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130 West Main Street
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
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Phone: (262) 248-2778

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