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Welcome to St. Francis School of Vista

For Families Who Want to Provide Their Children with the
Finest Opportunity for a Well-Rounded Education 

From STEM and Language Arts to Music and Leadership Programs

Setting St. Francis School apart is a faculty and staff committed to rigorous and advanced educational approach with an immersive Catholic community experience. Creativity, innovation, critical thinking and nurturing life skills are paramount in our curriculum as we offer weekly classed in math, STEM, Spanish, language arts, writing workshop, music and art. Students also have the opportunity to participate in drama, journalism, yearbook, student council, choir and academic decathlon after school. 



Seeing so many of you at the Back to School BBQ was fantastic. It was an incredible night, with fantastic weather, great company, and good food. My heartfelt thanks to all the parents who helped with the donations, grilling, and handing out all the food, drinks, set up and clean up!


Please don't forget to add your hours to the service tab in FACTS SIS.


On Monday, we remember that fateful day in 2001! None of the students were born when this tragedy happened, but I bet each one of the adults can remember where we were when we heard the terrible news. Several years later, we still feel the heaviness and anguish of that day. I am so proud of this incredible country and the selfless people in their service to others. We will never forget their sacrifices! Let us pray that God may show abundant mercy to all the families affected by that tragedy.


"Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy. Deliver the poor and needy. Rid them out of the hand of the wicked." Psalms 82:3-4


Sincerely in Christ,

Elizabeth Joseph, Principal

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Fully-Accredited Academic Institution Offering Your Child a Curriculum at the Forefront of Innovation

Progressive Learning Approaches and the Newest Technologies

Our school is accredited through the Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA) with co-accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). St. Francis School goes through a continuous six-year review cycle that focuses on the academic growth of the institution. Technology integration is second nature at our school, and lessons are integrated with presentation software, online collaboration, digital portfolios and a one-to-one Chromebook program that facilitates collaboration, creativity and learning constructive ways to integrate technology into our 21st Century lives. 


Start Early with Our Year-Round Preschool & Kinder Prep

1-12 Teacher/Student Ratio & Flexible Schedules for Working Parents

Through a combination of play-based, sensory, hands-on opportunities and structured activities we concentrate on spiritual, social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth. Each of the classes focus on the age-appropriate developmental needs of the children in our care. That focus helps us create a stimulating program that provides hands-on learning centers, individualized attention and encourage each child’s individual growth.

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