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.
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.
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.