ST. Francis of Assisi Catholic School

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Technology

Technology in the Classroom
At SFA, technology is used strategically to enhance our academic programming.  Faculty and staff members develop lessons that focus on innovation and collaboration to tailor learning opportunities to individual student needs.  Students use a variety of devices to engage in research, communication, investigation, and presentation activities. 

SFA is 1:1 with all students
  • iPads for pre-kindergarten through 5th Grade
  • Individual MacBook Air Laptops for All Students Grades 6th-8th
  • Individual MacBook Air Laptops for all teachers
  • Updated Wireless Infrastructure was installed throughout the school
  • School Management System (Schoology) to access assignments, calendar, grades, and communications grades PK – 8
  • Securly - Web-based filtering system to monitor and protect students online.   
  
21st Century Campus Environment
St. Francis School employs technology throughout the campus as well to support the faculty and staff, improve communications amongst parents, and the entire SFA community, and in general streamline the operations of the school.  Some of our system-wide technology includes:
  • AdministratorsPlus School Database System
  • Emergency Notification System with AdministratorsPlus
  • Security Cameras
  • Perimeter Access Control
 
Some of our Facilities
  • WeatherBug Weather Station and Weather Camera
  • 25 Robots and Related Programming Facilities for use by 5th - 8th grade Science Classes
  • Android devices for coding in PLTW 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Some of our Applications
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Discovery Streaming Video
  • BrainPOP
  • Star Reading Level Assessment
  • IXL and ALEKS Mathematics Assessment and Learning System
  • Google Classroom Applications
  • Follett Library System