St. Francis de Sales School School Home

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

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.

                     “The world is peopled so that
                                   God may people heaven.”                                  - St. Francis de Sales

SFDS School Calendar

You can visit this site at the beginning of each day and consider how St. Francis de Sales can help you to pursue a practical path to holiness precisely in the state and stage of life in which you find yourself.

In addition, MSP serves 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.

Click here to access MSP


Special Programs

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.

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