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Schoolwide Learning Expectations

A St. Francis of Assisi Elementary School Student is:


  • Understands Franciscan, Catholic faith

  • Demonstrates and reflects Gospel values

  • Shows a love of God, others and self

  • Actively leads and participates in prayer celebrations


  • Demonstrates, curiosity, inquiry, and respect for learning

  • Actively solves problems and thinks critically

  • Is knowledgeable and shares gifts and talents


  • Models the charism of St. Francis

  • Cares for God’s creation

  • Is open-minded and practices good citizenship

  • Appreciates diversity & uniqueness



  • Makes Christ-like decisions

  • Practices self-discipline

  • Owns his/her choices

  • Is honest and trustworthy


  • Balanced and recognizes self-worth 

  • Communicates, leads and cooperates

  • Embraces challenges

  • Takes risks and perseveres

I cannot say enough great things about St. Francis of Assisi Elementary school. Since our son transferred in 4th grade it has truly been the best decision we have made for him. The solid academics were enhanced by the addition of the International Baccalaureate program and have created so many new opportunities for learning for students. We have also enjoyed the strong sense of community and the school’s commitment to creating a safe and healthy environment for each child. When we leave next year after 8th grade we will truly miss the family that St. Francis has been for us these past several years.  You could not make a better choice of schools in the Sacramento area - Brenda (Parent of a 7th Grader) April 2021 

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