Saint Francis School

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Saint Francis School
Saint Francis High School 3.jpg
Quality Catholic Education in a Spirit of Joy.
Address
2707 Pamoa Road
Honolulu, Hawaii, 96822
United States
Coordinates 21°18′17″N 157°48′48″W / 21.304778°N 157.813400°W / 21.304778; -157.813400Coordinates: 21°18′17″N 157°48′48″W / 21.304778°N 157.813400°W / 21.304778; -157.813400
Information
Type Private, Coeducational
Religious affiliation(s) Catholic Church (Franciscan
Patron saint(s) Saint Francis of Assisi
Established 1924
Founder Sisters of Saint Francis
Asst. Principal Mrs. Cleo Eubanks
Head of school Sister Joan of Arc Souza
Grades PK–12
Enrollment 500
Average class size 75
Color(s) Carolina Blue & White         
Sports ILH
Team name Saints
Accreditation Western Association of Schools and Colleges;[1] Western Catholic Education Association; Hawaii Association of Independent Schools
Newspaper Ke'Alakai
Yearbook Troubadour
Tuition $10,000/year
Athletic Director Coach Sol Batoon
Website

Saint Francis School, a private Catholic school founded in 1924, provides a college preparatory program. With an enrollment limited to just over 500 in grades PK through 12, Saint Francis School offers an education based on academic promise and does not discriminate based on ethnicity, religion or socioeconomic status. Students from all over Hawaii, the U.S. mainland, Asia and around the world reap the benefits of our academically sound curriculum which develops the whole person: mind, body and spirit.

History[edit]

The school started at Saint Francis Convent in 1924 to educate young women who joined the Franciscan Sisters. It was founded in memory of Mother Marianne Cope, who came to Hawai‘i in 1883 with six other Franciscan Sisters of the [Sisters of the Neumann Communities] in answer to the call for aid of victims of this disease by King David Kalākaua. [1] In the fall of 2006, the school announced that it will be a co-ed school; St Francis School will be fully co-ed in school-year 2012-2013.

Moto[edit]

"Here in this golden place faces of every race come to discover the world at our door

Charting our destiny in the serenity of Saint Francis School

Make me a channel of God's ever lasting love filled with the spirit of light and of truth

And may we always be one faithful family called Saint Francis School."

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ WASC-ACS. "WASC-Accrediting Commission for Schools". Retrieved 2009-08-04.