Campus Visits


Spend the Day as a Future Troubie

We’d love to have you visit our campus! Eighth grade girls and prospective transfer students (currently in grades 9 & 10) are strongly encouraged to visit our campus for a day to experience all that St. Francis High School has to offer. 

Please click here to complete the inquiry form and request your shadow day.

Students currently attending an area Catholic K-8 school as well as certain private schools will have their shadow day scheduled by their teacher.

Shadow Day FAQs

What can you expect on your shadow day visit?
  • You’ll be paired with a current St. Francis student as a shadow host and you’ll accompany her to classes and to lunch. You can request a specific shadow host or we will pair you with one of our Troubie Ambassadors.
  • Expect to be on campus for about 5-6 hours, depending on the day you choose. We want to make sure you get to see a variety of classes, experience our community lunch, and really immerse yourself in the Troubie sisterhood . If you have specific subjects that interest you, we’ll do our best to accommodate your request for classes that match your interests. 
  • You’ll be treated to lunch in our cafeteria and our mouth-watering chocolate chip cookies!
  • Troubies will show you how they use their school-issued Chromebooks to read textbooks, take notes, and track their schedule.
What shadow days are available?

Shadow days are available from October to February. Please contact

How do you request a shadow day visit?

Please complete the inquiry form accessible via the “Inquire Now” link on this page and request a shadow day. You may request a specific St. Francis student to shadow, or share your interests and you’ll be matched with a Troubie Ambassador. We look forward to having you on campus!

Who do I Contact for Shadow Day Questions?

Please contact our Admissions Department at or Bess Klindworth at (916) 737-5022. Click here to access the Shadow Day Permission/Emergency Form.

Parent Shadow Days

Parents of 8th grade girls and prospective transfer students are invited to attend one of our Parent Shadow Days, where prospective parents can meet with our school leaders and learn more about the return on investment of a St. Francis education. The Parent Shadow Day program gives parents the opportunity to hear from and ask questions of our President, Principal, Guidance Department Chair, Admissions Director, and Director of Campus Ministry. Parents also choose a class to observe for 25 minutes.  If you are interested in participating in our Parent Shadow Day program, please complete an inquiry form here. If you have already completed an inquiry form you will receive an email invitation to Parent Shadow Days.