School Profile


Total Co-ed Enrollment: 230 students


Grades: Pre-K to 8th Grade


School Hours: 8:45 am – 3:30 pm


Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic, all students welcome


Tuition: $4,900 per year (2017-2018 school year)


Students that receive Financial Aid: Over 85%


Average Class Size: 23 students per class


School Mascot: Dragon


School Colors: Navy Blue and Gold


School Motto: “We are…Rooted in Faith. Achieving Excellence. Serving Others. We are…SFDS!”


After School Programs: Tutoring, Athletics, Mentoring and Latchkey


Transportation: Yellow Bus Service provided through Cincinnati Public Schools (some areas not serviced)


St Francis de Sales School was founded in 1877


Supervised by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati


Chartered by the State of Ohio


Accredited by the Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Association (OCSAA)


St. Francis de Sales is a member of the following organizations:

• Catholic Inner-city Schools Education Fund (CISE)
• DeSales Crossings Community