Faith, Scholarship, Opportunity & Character

Established in 1828, St Frances Academy (SFA) is an independent Catholic high school with African American and Hispanic roots. St. Frances Academy serves as an agent of positive change within its inner-city neighborhood.

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SFA Students Focus

When Melanie Cabo returned to her hometown of Baltimore approximately a year ago after living in Houston since childhood, the soft-spoken teen struggled with feelings of sadness. She didn’t have friends in Maryland, and she was dismayed by the death of a beloved uncle.

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Build your way to a bright future

Visit St. Frances Academy and see all the wonderful opportunities our school has to offer.

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Maximize yourself as a Student-Athlete

The philosophy of the athletic program at St. Frances Academy is to continue the legacy of Mother Mary Elizabeth Lange through the demonstration of academic excellence, character building, self-discipline, teamwork, and charity.

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Calling all friends and family of the Academy! The school will be open for tours this Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 3 PM to 4 PM. We welcome old friends and new friends and those that are curious about our history and legacy. Take a spiritual break and come learn about the transformational work that we do each day in the heart of Baltimore! To RSVP, email melissa.d'adamo@sfacademy.org or call the Development Office at 410-539-7030.

Responsible Christians | Respectful Students

St. Frances Academy, with faith in God's Providence, provides the immediate neighborhood and the Baltimore area relevant educational programs which gives all members a sense of their cultural heritage and giftedness.

St. Frances Academy helps students and members of the community, particularly the poor and the neglected, to recognize, develop and live as respectful, responsible, and just members of God's human family.

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Prospective students are encouraged to visit Saint Frances Academy to get a feel for what life here is like. We encourage you to meet the staff and to talk with teachers and coaches throughout the building.

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There's something for everyone.

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Saint Frances Academy By the NumbersAt a Glance 

  • 16:1 Student : Teacher Ratio
  • 99% Graduates Accepted into College
  • 180 Total Students