St. Francis High School (Wheaton, Illinois)

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St. Francis High School
St. Francis High School Logo Picture.png
Educators, Students, Families
2130 West Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, Illinois, 60187
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
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 824 (2014)
Average class size 25
Campus type suburban
Color(s) Royal Blue and White         
Athletics conference Suburban Christian Conference/Chicago Catholic League
Team name Spartans
Accreditation AdvancED
Average ACT scores 27
Publication Spartan Spotlight
Newspaper Spartan Weekly
Tuition $10,815(2014-2015) [1]

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 824 students. The admissions process requires an incoming freshman to have average grades.[citation needed]

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Notable teachers[edit]

  • Scott 'The Athlete' Nelson is a renowned physical education specialist. He gained these skills by practicing his health and skill related physical fitness abilities in the Alps with the very wise masters of track. Since then, he he lent his skills to his legendary cross country and track and field teams.
  • Peg 'Big K' Kopec is a woman.


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

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