Choosing the right school for your child is an important decision that can have a major impact, even from the very early grades. If you’re looking for an Olive Branch private school, we hope you’ll consider St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School in Cordova, TN. St. Francis serves students, ages 2 years – 8th grade, who come from all over the greater Memphis area. Our student body of over 550 come to us from 33 zip codes, and we welcome all faiths.
Our commitment to academic excellence was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in 2010 when St. Francis was named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.
We provide the excellence of a traditional Catholic education along with an emphasis on STEM, art, music, and the social and spiritual needs of our students. Our STEM lab and a newly renovated library provide spaces where students can learn to work collaboratively and develop their critical thinking skills. We will be installing Apple TV’s in classrooms to enhance our students’ learning experience.
Looking ahead, St. Francis will be the first Catholic elementary school in Memphis to launch Project Lead the Way across all grade levels in the 2018-2019 school year. We are excited to offer PLTW programs to our students, giving them the tools to solve problems and skills for success.
Traditional and gifted children benefit from our challenging curriculum, while students with learning differences receive differentiated instruction from our PLUS Program. Our school offers 30 academic clubs and 66 athletic teams that allow students an outlet to develop their God-given interests and gifts.
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School has seen many of our 8th grade graduates go on to become valedictorians and salutatorians at some of Memphis’ most prestigious high schools, such as St. Benedict at Auburndale, Christian Brothers, and St. Agnes Academy. Our alumni also include National Merit Finalists and National Merit Commended Scholars.
For a private or Catholic school near Olive Branch, MS that provides your child with the best chance of success in high school and in life, as well as helping them develop the habit of daily prayer, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School is well worth a visit. Contact Susan Fetz at 901-381-2548 and find out how St. Francis can help your child develop a love of learning.