Saint Francis of Assisi School

Where faith and education merge with excellence

Saint Francis of Assisi school was opened in 1929. We presently occupy three buildings, with the Pre-School classes held in the building adjacent to Conway Hall. The stone school building contains classrooms for Kindergarten, Grades 1-3, main  office, computer lab, nurse's office, Delaware County Intermediate Unit  remediation and counseling room. The brick building presently contains classrooms for Grades 4-8, principal's office, faculty room, Honors math classroom and contains a combination auditorium/gymnasium. St. Francis of Assisi School has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools since 1984.


Children are required to wear their winter uniforms which are the sweatpants with the school tshirt or spirit wear tshirt until Tuesday 5/7/19 . The children are not required to wear the gym sweatshirt.

Summer uniforms of shorts / tshirts will begin on Tuesday 5/7/19 after our May Procession.

Our classrooms are air conditioned and our outside time will be limited if the weather is extremely hot.

We appreciate your cooperation with our school policies.

Thank you!

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March News

This month we will continue working on Alphabet recognition with the letters T-U-V-W. We will be using our alphabet center, the Letter people, Starfall and ABC mouse in our letter exploration.

We will be reviewing letters 1-10 and continue our shape review.

We will continue working in our religion, handwriting, and seeds activity books.

Monthly Themes

Ash Wednesday , Lent , Stations of the cross, seeds magazine and activity book, religion coloring book

March Weather: In like a lion, out like a lamb

Dr.Seuss: Games and activities and stories

St. Patrick’s Day: We will have a classroom celebration on Wednesday 3/13.

Welcome Spring! - celebrating the first day of spring, welcoming the warmer weather!

Important Dates

Wednesday 3/6: Ash Wednesday- Prayer Service at 9:30am

Wednesday 3/13: Classroom St.Patrick’s Day celebration in the morning

Thursday 3/14: DRESS DOWN DAY: please bring in 1 can of food!

Happy Birthday to Ryan on March 31st!

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February News

Learning Focus

Religion: Jesus is baptized, Jesus in the temple, the Good Samaritan, Seeds magazine, Seeds activity book

Math: Number Review 1-10, Recognition of numbers and tracing

Literacy: Letters Q-R-S-T, recognition, Word wall, alphabet center

Science and social studies: Presidents Day, American symbols, Dental Health

Upcoming Events

February 1st: School Mass at 9:30am

February 14th: Class Valentines Day party and card exchange- we invite our 1/2 day children to bring lunch and stay and enjoy the party- please pickup at 1:00pm.

Preschool is closed on Monday, February 18th for presidents day.

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December News

Learning Focus


Birth of Jesus

Season of Winter

Letters J,K,L

Numbers: Review 1-10


Christmas Show

Our annual Christmas show will be held on Friday 12/14/18 at 6:30pm in the church. Please bring your child to the school library by 6:00pm dressed in “Sunday Best”. All children will be dismissed to their parents at the conclusion of the show.

Pajama and Pancake Day

We will be holding a PJ and pancake day on Wednesday 12/19. All children may wear pajamas to school. No nightgowns! Also please have the children wear sneakers. They do not need a lunch this day.

Pollyanna Gift Exchange

The preschool will be having a gift exchange on Thursday 12-13-18. Your child’s pollyanna name will be sent home the week of 12/3. Please buy (1) coloring book and (1) eight pack of crayons and help your child to wrap it for his/her friend!

Christmas Toy Drive

The preschool is hosting a toy drive for CityTeam Ministries in Chester, PA. If you would like to participate, please bring in your unwrapped toy by 12-7-18. Miss Anne and Miss Morgan will be delivering the toys the weekend of 12-8-18.

Merry Christmas!

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Full-day Kindergarten & 1st through 8th Grades

8:00 AM - 2:40 PM

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