917 S. 47th Street Philadelphia, PA 19143 215-387-1749
Sister Mary McNulty, IHM, Principal
Rev. John Hand, Pastor
Development of the full child with the gift of roots and wings
Confidence in their faith, their studies and themselves
Emotional and physical safety and security
Good parent/teacher communication
Excellence in academics
A foundation for further education
It is the goal of St. Francis de Sales to instill our student body with an enthusiasm for learning that will continue to grow with them. We believe that we are laying the groundwork for our students to envision a future for themselves filled with unlimited possibilities by fulfilling certain expectations:
As a Catholic school, religion is a way of life. Christian ideals and values are integrated into every aspect of rigorous and balanced educational process, providing for a positive environment in which to learn.
In addition, MSPserves as a school communication portal for families. Visit the site to get the most updated news, calendars, announcements, and weekly Communication Envelope items.
You can also update contact information for yourself, your child, and any other emergency contacts.
My Student Progress “MSP”.SFDS uses this internet-based application to post student grades and attendance. Every parent, with an email address on file, has login credentials to this system. If you need the access information to the site, please call the Main Office.
SFDS has many special programs integrated into the classroom curriculum as well as extra-curricular activities for students. Our special programs empower students to stretch their minds, unlock their creative potential, and open up a world of possibilities.