Faith. Compassion. Excellence. Perseverance. Joy

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School inspires academic scholars

motivated to serve and lead the world with Faith and moral character.

 

Accreditation

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School is fully accredited by AdvancedEd.  AdvancedEd is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts rigorous, on-site external reviews of Pre-K-12 schools and school systems to ensure that all learners realize their full potential.   The standards of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School are commensurate with or exceed those in public education with respect to the length of school year, instructional time, student/teacher ratio and curriculum. Faculty members are certified by the State of Oregon and licensed in the areas they teach. Our students consistently perform well above average on standardized achievement tests, including the Oregon Statewide Assessment.

Differentiated Curriculum

St. Francis Of Assisi Catholic School differentiates curriculum providing students multiple options for acquiring information and making sense of ideas.  We put students first. The primary way of achieving this is through the study of universal concepts.  Teachers provide students with deep and complex learning experiences, challenging them at all levels.  Teachers use a dynamic blend of a whole group, small group, and individual instruction. Flexible grouping allows students to interact with others to develop new ideas.  Students are encouraged to question the reasoning and assumptions behind ideas, and student-led inquiry is embraced.  Differentiation recognizes student background knowledge, readiness and preferences in learning and interests.

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