The Franciscan School
Faith, Academics, and Service
The Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi

The Franciscan School 

National Blue Ribbon School since 2011
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New to The Franciscan School?

If you would like to get to know the Franciscan School, our activities, teachers, programs, tuition and more, Lura Tysiac, Admissions Coordinator, is your first contact. She can answer questions pertaining to your child’s educational needs. You can reach her at 919.534.4837 ext. 469, or by email at tfsadmissions@stfrancisraleigh.org 

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 Our Mission

Inspired by our patron Francis of Assisi, we seek to proclaim the reign of God by growing in Holiness through our experience of Christ in word, sacrament and one another, offering Hope to those who hunger for human dignity, and extending Hospitality to all.

Admissions Policy

In the administration of our student admissions, staff and faculty employment, or educational programs or policies, The Franciscan School does not discriminate on the basis of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, religious background or gender. We welcome families of all faiths who are seeking an education in a Catholic environment. We are strengthened by our diversity.

Upcoming Events

  • New Family Playdate on the TFS Playground August 3, 2019 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • New Student Orientation August 12, 2019 at 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Rising 1st & 2nd will be from 9-10AM Rising 3rd through 5th graders will be from 10 until 11 a.m. Rising 6th through 8th graders will be from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
  • KinderCamp August 12, 2019 at 9:00 am – 10:30 am Parents meet in Bonaventure
  • Meet and Greet August 13, 2019 at 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm 4:00 to 6:30 PM – Meet and Greet 4:00-5:00 K-5 6th: 5:00 - 5:45 (6th 5:00-5:15 in gym) 7th: 5:20- 6:00 (7th 5:20-5:35 in gym) 8th: 5:45 - 6:30 9 (8th 5:45-6:00 in gym)
  • First Day of School August 15, 2019
  • All Community Mass Prepared by Faculty - Feast of the Assumption August 15, 2019
  • Daily Mass prepared by 8th grade in Chapel August 21, 2019
  • Parent Info Night Middle School August 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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