Higher Thinking, Downtown.

A challenging academic program in a vibrant urban location.
Faculty are attuned to the concept of the teenager as a work-in-progress.

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There is simply no other school like St. Francis. Call today.

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Space to Grow in Goshen.

Here, the walls between indoor and outdoor classrooms are blurred.

Be it Preschool, Lower School, or Middle School, our teachers engage our students’ curiosity and challenge them to think critically.

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Not sure about who we are, or what we do?

We are truly “the School of Thought” – a diverse community that emphasizes intellectual achievement in an atmosphere of individual acceptance; a PS – 12th grade school that is college-preparatory in the truest sense of the word. We respect children as curious scientists and mathematicians, as creative writers and artists, and as changemakers for a more just and equitable world.

 To cultivate a joyful, compassionate, intellectual community that celebrates individuality and inspires independent thinking for life.

St. Francis School is the regional center of progressive learning where students grow into mindful, informed young adults.

Individuality, Inclusivity, Community, Thought, Openness, Expression, Curiosity

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St. Francis By The Numbers

Progressive Education

Part of a century-plus-old educational movement, not a political stance; counter to the “one size fits all” schools.

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Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Our student body reflects the diversity of Metro Louisville, better preparing them for college and beyond.

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The Learning Center

A partnership with the Langsford Learning Acceleration Centers to provide needed academic support and remediation.

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Garden Program

Outdoors are a big part of the student experience at our Goshen Campus. 64 acres big. With gardens, animals, and woodland.

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Wyvern News

Preschool News

By Renee Hennessy, Preschool Director

Goshen News

By Reed Gabhart, Head of Goshen Campus

High School News

By Suzanne Gorman, Head of Downtown Campus

Fostering Healthy Habits

And we are back! What a fantastic first week it's been. We kicked things off with 9th Grade Orientation on Tuesday, welcomed 157 students to the new school year on [...]