St. Francis De Sales School

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917 S 47th St

Philadelphia, PA 19143

(215) 387-1749

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Catholic

Student Enrollment: 520

Students Per Teacher: 29

Parent Reviews

15 Parent Reviews for St. Francis De Sales School

In the years since my niece went here the school has changed a lot. There is a music program that I was excited about, but now I think the money should help ALL the students, not just the "favorites". I sent my son here, but all of the teachers are different. Not very impressed with what's going on ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/06/12

St Francis use to be an excellent before the new principal came. She is very controlling. She is not concerned about the safety of the children. She is a great pretender. If you disagree with her you will feel her wrath. Just google her!!!!!

Posted by a parent on 09/05/10

St. Francis de Sales School is a wonderful place for you child to be educated. I attended St Francis myself and now have my children there. The education, I feel, is just as excellent as when my parents sent me there. That was over 20 years ago. It is also wonderful to see so many of my classmates- ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/21/10

St. Francis DeSales offers a good education. My daughter graduated from there with honors two years ago. She is doing well in high school and taking Honors and AP classes. It is my opinion that she is doing well because of the foundation established at St. Francis De Sales. Currently, my son is attending ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/06/09

My daughter has been going to de Sales since 4th grade. Its and excellent school. The teachers she has had were wonderful and always keep me updated with her grades and her conduct. Excellent school. May cost you, but its well worth it.

Posted by a parent on 04/23/09

i graduated from De Sales and i thought the things they taught me was late now iam lost in high school because of things i didn't learn in grade school

Posted by a student on 12/12/08

st. Francis De Sales is a fine private schcool. My eight year old daughter has attended there since the first grade and is now going into the third grade. I really like the fact that the nuber of students per class is minimal. Overall the academic program is very organized to fit ever student. I ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/25/08

My daughter attended and did exellently academically and was not challenged enough. I asked them to place her in a higher grade and they declined. They placed her into the ELWYN program and that didn't challenge her either. So now we took her out a put her into Masterman which is an exellent school that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/04/08

My child is in Kindergarten and the teacher has been out for 1 month and they have not brought in a substitute teacher or hired a new teacher. They are not communicating with parents and has the children praying for this teacher so we have to pay for tuition and not have any service. I have heard great ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/19/08

I graduated from St. Francis in 2004 and I miss it. The school gave me what I needed to start HIgh School now Im a senior and doing great

Posted by a other on 10/26/07

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Philadelphia schools — St. Francis De Sales School is located at 917 S 47th St, Philadelphia PA 19143. 917 S 47th St is in the 19143 ZIP code in Philadelphia, PA The school district for St. Francis De Sales School is the Archdiocese Of Philadelphia. St. Francis De Sales School is a Catholic school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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