Saint Francis High School (La Cañada Flintridge, California)

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St. Francis High School
St. Francis High School logo.jpg
Address
200 North Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge, California 91011
United States
Coordinates 34°11′44″N 118°10′56″W / 34.19556°N 118.18222°W / 34.19556; -118.18222Coordinates: 34°11′44″N 118°10′56″W / 34.19556°N 118.18222°W / 34.19556; -118.18222
Information
Type Private, Boys
Motto A Catholic Tradition of Enriching the Mind and Heart Since 1946.
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic; Order of Friars Minor Capuchin
Patron saint(s) Francis of Assisi
Established 1946
President Tony Marti
Principal Tom Moran
Chaplain Jesus Vela
Teaching staff 37.1 (on a Full time equivalent basis)
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 675 (2013-2014)
Student to teacher ratio 18.2
Color(s) Brown and Gold         
Athletics conference Mission League
Nickname Golden Knights
Accreditation Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Newspaper KnightLife
Yearbook Alvernian
Tuition $16,000 (2017-2018)
Website
[1][2]

St. Francis High School is a Catholic college preparatory high school for boys, located in La Cañada Flintridge, California, USA. Founded in 1946 on the lands bought from the Flintridge Country Club, it is owned and directed by the Capuchin Friars of the Western American Province of Our Lady of Angels. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Academic[edit]

Advanced placement courses offered in junior and senior year include: Spanish Language, Language and Composition, United States History, Calculus AB, Biology, Chemistry, Latin or Spanish 4, Spanish Language, English Literature, U.S. Government, Micro Economics, Statistics, Calculus BC, and Physics.[3]

In 2012, St. Francis placed first in California and second nationally in the Academic Decathlon.[4]

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown for the 675 boys enrolled in 2013-2014 was:[1]

  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.4%
  • Asian/Pacific islander - 9.2%
  • Black - 2.1%
  • Hispanic - 23.3%
  • White - 50.8%
  • Multiracial - 14.2%

Athletics[edit]

The St. Francis Golden Knights compete in the Mission League, part of the CIF Southern Section. The school colors are brown and gold. The following varsity sports are offered:[5]

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Search for Private Schools - School Detail for St Francis High School". nces.ed.gov. Retrieved 24 July 2017.
  2. ^ WASC-ACS. "WASC-Accrediting Commission for Schools". Retrieved June 5, 2009.
  3. ^ "Home – Academics General Information – St. Francis High School". www.sfhs.net. Retrieved 2017-07-24.
  4. ^ "Academic Decathlon Website, National". Retrieved 2017-07-23.
  5. ^ "General Information – Athletics – St. Francis High School". www.sfhs.net. Retrieved 24 July 2017.
  6. ^ Gordon, Grant (June 9, 2010). "Bergman has a 'pretty big day'". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved June 10, 2014.
  7. ^ "Jason Hirsh Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 3, 2012.
  8. ^ "Mark Loretta Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 3, 2012.
  9. ^ "Congressional Record, Volume 149 Issue 92 (Friday, June 20, 2003)". Gpo.gov. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
  10. ^ "Notable St. Francis Soccer Alumni" Archived 2014-02-22 at Archive.is, St. Francis High School (accessed 2014-02-21).
  11. ^ Matthew Kredell, "Lesson Taken From a Loss: Westlake Hangs with St. Francis Team", Los Angeles Daily News, December 11, 2001  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required). ("Daniel Paladini of St. Francis was named the tournament's most valuable player.")
  12. ^ "Los Angeles Galaxy add midfielder Daniel Paladini to developmental roster", Major League Soccer, January 22, 2010. (Paladini "was twice named an all-state selection as a high schooler at St. Francis (2000-01).")
  13. ^ "Matt Young Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 3, 2012.
  14. ^ "Gregg Zaun Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 3, 2012.

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