At the final school assembly of the year, Saint Francis celebrated the transitions facing all students.
Our highly respected college preparatory curriculum ensures all Saint Francis graduates are exceedingly qualified and prepared for the academic rigors of college. With high academic expectations for all students, our graduation requirements are aligned with the admissions standards of public and private universities across the country and provide a comprehensive educational foundation in the liberal arts and sciences.
We offer a variety of curricular paths to enable every one of our students to achieve their educational goals and prepare for a successful college career. For those students seeking even greater academic challenges, Saint Francis offers a four-year honors and Advanced Placement program in English, social studies, mathematics, science, foreign language and computer programming.
With the intent to offer inspiring and engaging courses that adhere to our rigorous standards, we annually enhance our curriculum with innovative courses that reflect teacher expertise and student interest. Over the past five years, we have added such courses as AP Environmental Science, Case Studies in Human Rights, Digital Photography, History and Politics of the Olympics, Mandarin, Marine Biology, Steel Drums, among others. By offering interesting courses taught by passionate faculty, every student is encouraged to be creative, think critically and love learning.
Director of Academics
Nine student teams vied for the top honors at the spring Lancer Tank, a friendly competition showcasing students from this semester’s Entrepreneurship class.
The Chinese 3 class recently visited the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco to further develop appreciation for Chinese art and culture.
To make connections about ecology and biology outside the classroom, Mr. Benjamin’s AP Biology class recently took a field trip to Año Nuevo State Park to observe the northern elephant seal.
For her research on drug delivery to the brain, senior Ananya Karthik was named a semifinalist in the nation’s oldest math and science competition for high school seniors.
Congratulations to the seven seniors who were selected to the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
Congratulations to the 20 seniors who have been recognized as semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition, which recognizes academic excellence.
Grades will be submitted to the Academic Office on June 1.