St Francis School

  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 586
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
  • Address
  • 2516 Palm St
  • Bakersfield, CA 93304
  • Phone
  • (661) 326-7955
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St Francis School enrolls 586 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-8. It is located in Bakersfield, CA, which is a highly populated city with a median household income of $39,982.

School Operational Details
  • Students Have Access to a Library or Media Center
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 180
    Note: Kindergarten Operates Five Days Per Week
  • School Hours Per Day: 7
    Note: Kindergarten Operates on a Full Day Schedule
School Religious Orientation
  • Roman Catholic
    Diocese of Fresno, CA
School Associations
  • National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
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1 review for St Francis School

  • Reviewed by Student on May 23, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I, a student of St. Francis Parish School, believe that it is an amazing school that teaches children of all ages what is expected of them. At this school, you do get marked down for doing things such as not turning in homework assignments on time, or cheating on a test. The only reason that I mark this school as an A (rather than an A+) is because I believe that they are not as up to par as other schools throughout the year in the subject of math (only applies to some teachers/grades!) My step-sister attends another school (public) and they are slightly ahead in math-this levels out towards the end of the year- but my school, St. Francis, is far ahead of her school, Patriot, in the subjects of English, Literature, Science, and obviously Religion. We also learn much more in our computer lab period. We learn with a typing program, and how to operate systems such as Excel, Powerpoint, and making brochures compared to her school playing games the whole period! I very much enjoy this school, and I hope that if you are searching for a school for your child, that you consider allowing your child to come to this friendly, academic environment.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 586
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 26.8
    Full-Time Teachers: 22
    Part-Time Teachers: 6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.5
  • Percent Minority Students: 32.3%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 234 (39.9%)
  • Females: 352 (60.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
St Francis School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For St Francis School
  Number Percent
1st Grade589.9%
2nd Grade569.6%
3rd Grade579.7%
4th Grade6010.2%
5th Grade569.6%
6th Grade559.4%
7th Grade549.2%
8th Grade508.5%
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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