ST. Francis of Assisi Catholic School

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Welcome Prospective Parents!
 
Thank you for your interest in St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School, home of the Timberwolves! Many opportunities await our students academically, spiritually, socially and physically. Through these opportunities, rooted in the tradition and teaching of the Catholic Church, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School students develop skills that prepare them for life and service to others.

For admissions information or to arrange a tour, contact Mrs. Susan Fetz, Director of Admissions/Registrar at (901) 388-7321 or email susan.fetz@sfawolves.org.
 
How to Apply
 
Applying to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School is easy and to help you get started, please follow these step-by-step directions. We look forward to working with you throughout the application process.
 
Please be sure to read the steps below carefully prior to beginning the application process.

Click here to begin the ONLINE Application Process

Additional forms that may be required can be found below. 
Non-Discrimination Policy
The schools in the Diocese of Memphis do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, nationality, or ethnic origin in administration of their educational policies, admissions policies, scholarships and loan programs, athletic or other administered programs.
Step 1 - Determine Your Student's Eligibility
 
Children entering 2P, 3P or 4P (part-time) must be 2, 3 or 4 years old on or before August 15th.
Children entering PK (3K) must be 3 years old on or before August 15th.
Children entering JK (4K) must be 4 years old on or before August 15th.
Children entering K (Kindergarten) must be 5 years old on or before August 15th.
 
Step 2 - Gather Needed Documents
 
To be considered for admission, the following documents must be submitted for each child:
  • The completed online application form.  www.sfawolves.org and click on "Apply Now".
  • A copy of your child's certified Birth Certificate.
  • A copy of your child's Baptismal Certificate, all faiths.
  • A copy of your child's Social Security Card.
  • An original, grade level complete, Tennessee Department of Health, Certificate of Immunization.
  • A copy of your child's most recent report card.
  • A copy of all of your child's end of year report cards.
  • A copy of all of your child's standardized test results.
  • A Parish Affiliation Form for Catholic families belonging to parishes other than St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.
  • For PLUS applicants, a complete psychological evaluation that documents your child's learning difference that is less than three years old.
  • A non-refundable application fee of $75.
 
Step 3 - Complete Applications online.  Required paperwork may be mailed to:
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School
Attn:  Admissions Office
2100 N. Germantown Parkway
Cordova, TN  38016
 
Step 4 - Entrance Testing and Observations
 
Every student, except 2P, 3P, and 4P (part-time program) applying to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School will be tested.
  • Applicants for Grades PK, JK, and K will participate in an Observation Session.
  • Applicants for Grades 1-8 will participate in Entrance Testing.
  • Applicants for the PLUS program are required to participate in Placement Testing.  There is an additional fee of $250 for the PLUS testing.
  • After the application and all required documents are received, an appointment for the assessment will be set up.
 
Step 5 - Enrollment
 
Parents will be notified of acceptance no later than March 31st.  Due to limited class size, SFA is unable to accept all students who submit an application.  Criteria for enrollment are listed on our Enrollment Update Sheet.