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  • Iowa Assessments – 92% of students grades 3rd-8th are proficient in math.
  • Iowa Assessments – 89% of student grades 3rd-8th are proficient in reading
  • Intervention teams and processes are used building-wide to support and enrich student learning.

Faith Formation

  • St. Francis students grow in their Catholic faith and beliefs.
  • Students begin and end each day in prayer.
  • Gospel teachings are integrated into the curriculum.
  • Weekly Liturgies and monthly prayer services guide students in their faith formation.
  • Preparation for First Reconciliation and First Communion occurs with the classroom teacher in tandem with Faith Formation Parish staff.


  • Students in 5th grade have 1st grade buddies while 8th graders mentor Kindergarteners.
  • 6th, 7th and 8th grade students have the opportunity to apply to represent our school as a student ambassador.
  • Each month students choose a mission to support through an out of uniform day.
  • Middle school student are required to log service hours each trimester.
  • On the 3rd Wednesday of each month, students can help provide a meal for Connection Cafe. Contact Stacey Dorsey┬áto get on the email list.

STEM and Technology

  • STEM Lab utilized by all grade levels with a dedicated team of teachers.
  • 1-1 Chromebooks in grades 3-8.
  • Ipads and Chromebook Carts for K-2 Grades.
  • SMART TVs used in Kindergarten, 3rd and 4th grade.