Welcome to Saint Francis High School! Founded in 1955 by the Brothers of Holy Cross, our community strives to educate hearts and minds to serve the world. Our Catholic, coeducational, college prep mission and philosophy is focused on educating the whole person and at Saint Francis, we take great pride in our tradition, family and excellence.

Saint Francis provides a campus filled with enthusiastic teachers, rigorous academic courses, championship athletics, an extensive selection of clubs and activities, vibrant performing arts, a nationally recognized speech and debate program and unmatched school spirit. 

Our website provides helpful information about our school, but to truly experience the welcoming community that Saint Francis offers, we invite 8th grade students to spend a day on our campus as part of our Shadow Program. 

The Admissions Office is here to help guide you through the high school application process. Please contact us if you have any questions. 

Go Lancers!
Simon Raines
Director of Admissions

Saint Francis High School, sponsored by the Brothers of Holy Cross, admits students of any race, color and national or ethnic origin. The school does not discriminate based on disability if the student is otherwise qualified and can, with reasonable accommodations, meet the graduation requirements of the school.


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    31 seniors named National Merit semifinalists

    Posted September 16

    Thirty-one Saint Francis seniors have been named as semifinalists in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. This group represents the largest number of semifinalists in the school’s history, and the most of any Catholic school in California this year.

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    Want to hear more about Saint Francis?

    Posted March 19

    - Watch Be A Lancer for a glimpse of the true Saint Francis experience.

    - Check out Best of the Bay on KRON-4 to see why Saint Francis was named the best High School in Santa Clara County.

    - Watch the 50th Anniversary Video to learn about our Holy Cross roots and rich tradition.

Contact Information

Saint Francis High School
1885 Miramonte Avenue
Mountain View, CA 94040
650 968-1213 x430

Simon Raines
Director of Admissions
E-mail; 650 968-1213 ext. 213

Leahi Hall
Assistant Admissions Director and Shadow Program Coordinator
E-mail; 650 968-1213 ext. 270

Athena Hendricks
Admissions Administrative Assistant
E-mail; 650 968-1213 ext. 430