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COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

COVID-19 Update: July 27, 2020 - Due to the new requirements for resuming in-person instruction mandated by Governor Newsom, St. Francis will open the '20-'21 school year with distance learning. Though our return to campus will be temporarily delayed, the faculty/staff are ready with a comprehensive distance learning program that can easily transition to in-person learning once off the watchlist. Learn More

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Sports
    grade A minus

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St. Francis High School - Salesian College Preparatory is a highly rated, private, Catholic school located in Watsonville, CA. It has 225 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. Tuition is $14,850 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 85% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.

About

2400 East Lake Avenue
Watsonville, CA 95076

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$14,850
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
57%
Average Financial Aid
$5,100

St. Francis High School - Salesian College Preparatory Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1180
72 responses
Average ACT
26
25 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 6 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 6 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 38 responses
  • Battle for the Paddle
    26%
  • All-school mass
    18%
  • Breakfast of Champions for scholar athletes
    16%
  • Sports and rallies
    16%
  • Concert on the Green
    11%
  • Pep rallies
    5%
  • Spirit Week
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
225
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 7 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 13 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 13 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 13 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
71%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 7 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 7 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 7 responses

Living in the Area

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$75,488
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,711
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$543,400
National
$217,500
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