St. Francis High School (Wheaton, Illinois)

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St. Francis High School
St. Francis High School Logo Picture.png
Educators, Students, Families
Address
2130 West Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, Illinois, 60187
USA
Coordinates 41°51′24″N 88°8′26″W / 41.85667°N 88.14056°W / 41.85667; -88.14056Coordinates: 41°51′24″N 88°8′26″W / 41.85667°N 88.14056°W / 41.85667; -88.14056
Information
Type Private, Coeducational
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1957
CEEB Code 144-383
President Thomas Bednar
Principal Raeann Huhn
Staff 81
Grades 912
Enrollment 810 (2013)
Average class size 25
Campus type suburban
Color(s) Royal Blue and White         
Athletics conference Suburban Christian Conference
Team name Spartans
Accreditation AdvancED
Average ACT scores 27
Publication Spartan Spotlight
Newspaper 'Spartan Weekly'
Tuition $10,450(2013-2014) [1]
Website

St. Francis High School, also known as St. Francis or SFHS amongst its students and faculty, is a co-educational, college preparatory, Roman Catholic secondary school located in Wheaton, Illinois and was founded in 1957 by the Christian Brothers, Franciscan Sisters, and Ladies of Loretto (Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary). It is currently operated by an independent Board of Directors. St. Francis strives to prepare its students for college, and thus sets high academic standards.[citation needed] The school has an enrollment of 810 students. The admissions process requires an incoming freshman to have average grades.[citation needed]

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Steve Wiborg is Chairman of North America Operations at Burger King Worldwide, Inc.
  • Ronald J. Kuhn is an entrepreneur and philanthropist. Received Distinguished Alumnus Award from the USC Leventhal School of Accounting in 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sheridan, Danny (19 January 2010), "St. Francis", Chicago Sun-Times, retrieved 20 January 2010 [dead link]

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