At-a-Glance

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School 700 W. 18th St. Yuma, AZ 85364 (928) 782-1539  www.stfrancisschoolyuma.org

 Principal:

Veronica Lopez, B.A., M.A.T

Type of school:

  • Kindergarten – 8th grade
  • Fully Accredited through the Western Catholic Educational Association
  • Parochial school of the Diocese of Tucson
  • Uniforms Required

School Hours:

  • First bell: 7:55 a.m.
  • Instruction begins: 8:00 a.m.
  • Recess K-5: 10:00 a.m.
  • 1st lunch, Kindergarten, Grades 5 – 8: 11:40 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
    • Recess: 12:05 p.m. – 12:23 p.m.
  • 2nd lunch, Grades 1 – 4: 12:40 p.m. – 1:05 p.m.
    • Recess: 1:05 p.m. – 1:25 p.m.
  • Pre-dismissal bell: 2:55 p.m.
  • Dismissal: 3:00 p.m.

      Fridays:

  • First bell: 7:55 a.m.
  • Instruction begins: 8:00 a.m.
  • All School Liturgy: 9:00 a.m.
  • Recess, Grades 1 – 5: 9:50 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.
  • Warning bell: 12:00 p.m.
  • Dismissal: 12:05 p.m.

Faculty

  • Fully qualified and State Certified teachers
  • Religion 1 Certified Teachers
  • Music, P.E. and Computer teachers
  • Full time certified librarian
  • Technology specialist

Student Body

  • 134 families
  • 204 students
  • 98% Catholic

Class Sizes

  • Kindergarten: 18
  • Grades 1-8: 20-25

Religious Development

  • Weekly Mass
  • Monthly Rosary
  • Quarterly Confessions
  • All students receive the sacraments.
    • Reconciliation/First Communion – 2nd Grade
    • Confirmation – 8th Grade
  • Stations of the Cross every Thursday during Lent
  • Annual Christmas Program
  • Student Stewardship Hours Required

Extracurricular Activities

  • Poetry Club
  • Student Council
  • Math Counts
  • ‘Trash Bashers’ – Stewards of the Earth
  • Daisies, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts
  • Peace Choir
  • After school care/Homework Club
  • Mad Science Club
  • After school athletics for grades 5 – 8:
    • Basketball
    • Baseball
    • Softball
    • Soccer
    • Volleyball
    • Football

 

 
 
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