The Franciscan School private school admissions and application process is simple and straight forward! Click on the “Apply to TFS” link below to create a new application. Carefully read and complete each step. If you have questions on the admissions process, please contact our Admissions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919.534.4837 extension 651 for Middle School or extension 254 for Elementary School.
Supporting documentation to include are listed below.
- Recent photo of applicant – headshot preferred; smartphone photo is accepted
- Copy of state-issued birth certificate
- Copy of baptismal certificate if Catholic and not baptized at St. Francis
- Copy of custodial agreement if applicable
- Copy of adoption documents if applicable
All supporting documents must either be uploaded to the online application portal or mailed to:
The Franciscan School
Admissions – Attention Principal Watson
10000 Saint Francis Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27613
Please note that applications will not be reviewed by The Franciscan School Admissions Committee until all of the above components to the application are received by the Admissions Department.
We Are Now Accepting Applications For The 2021-22 School Year
The Franciscan School Admissions Policy
Entrance Age: Children entering Kindergarten are to be five years of age on or before August 31st for enrollment in the current academic year. Children entering the first Grade are to be six years of age on or before the same date.
Application: A $60 non-refundable application fee is due upon submission of the online application.
Tuition & Fees
All families agree to pay the Full Cost Tuition Rate per child unless notified of eligibility for the Steward Rate as approved by the Pastor.
Full Cost: A non-Catholic family.
Catholic Participating Member of a Parish (other than St. Francis) in the Diocese of Raleigh: A Catholic family registered in another parish, who has submitted a signed Pastor Recommendation Form.
St. Francis of Assisi Parish Steward Rate: Registered parishioners who support our community with their time, talent, and tithe are eligible for the steward rate after a review by the Pastor of the annual Family Stewardship Form.
Fees and Payment Options
Application Fee: $60 non-refundable
Registration Fee: $400 per child
Payment made directly to TFS on or before July 20th. A 1% discount applies to this option.
FACTS Tuition Management administers the trimester payment option. Payments are drafted July 20th, November 20th, and February 20th.
FACTS Tuition Management administers the monthly payment option. The first payment is July 20th; final payment is April 20th.