Class of 2027
Welcome Class of 2027!
On this page dedicated to all things Troubies '27 you will find helpful information about freshman year. See you soon, Troubies!
Performing Arts Auditions 2023
St. Francis utilizes an 8 block schedule, but a recommended schedule for an incoming freshman includes 7 classes and 1 free block.
St. Francis offers incoming freshmen optional challenge
tests in Math and Foreign and Classical Languages. Freshmen
wishing to take Integrated Math 1 or a first-year Language
class do NOT need to take a challenge test.
Challenge Test dates and times
The optional challenge tests are held Saturday, February 25, 2022 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Language tests are held from 9:00 am to 10:00 am and Math tests begin at 10:15 am.
A makeup day for Challenge Tests is held Wednesday, March 1, 2023 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm.
TO SIGN UP FOR CHALLENGE TESTS, PLEASE EMAIL OR CALL KATIE MUMM AT KMUMM@STFRANCISHS.ORG OR (916) 737-5040.
If you wish to take Integrated Math 1 as a freshman, no math testing is necessary. Nearly half of the freshman class will take Integrated Math 1 in their freshman year.
If you are currently taking Algebra and would like to take Geometry as a freshman, you will need to take the Geometry challenge test. The Geometry challenge test is sixty minutes long and calculators are not permitted. Topics assessed on the Challenge Test for placement into Geometry
If you are currently taking Integrated Math 1, you will need to take the Integrated Math 2 challenge test. The Integrated Math 2 challenge test is sixty minutes long and calculators are not permitted. Topics assessed on the Challenge Test for placement into Integrated Math 2
If you are currently taking Geometry or Integrated Math 2 and would like to take Integrated Math 3 as a freshman, you will need to take the Integrated Math 3 challenge test. The Integrated Math 3 challenge test is ninety minutes long and calculators are permitted. Topics assessed on the Challenge Test for Placement into Integrated Math 3
If you are currently taking Integrated Math 3 or Algebra 2 and would like to take Honors Pre-Calculus as a freshman, you will need to take the Pre-Calculus challenge test. The Pre-Calculus challenge test is ninety minutes long and calculators are permitted. Topics assessed on the Challenge Test for Placement into Pre-Calculus
FOREIGN & CLASSICAL LANGUAGES
To see the concepts covered by the Language tests, please click
French 2 Challenge Guidelines
Italian 2 Challenge Guidelines
Spanish 2 Challenge Guidelines
Latin 2 Challenge Guidelines
Freshman Welcome and Course Registration Night: March 8, 2023
Language options for the Class of 2027
What is Freshman Welcome Night?
- It’s a fun and engaging evening for our new Troubies and their families to come together and meet each other. Our new Troubies will get their Class of 2027 t-shirts, too!
- There is an opportunity to meet with representatives of many academic departments to learn about classes in freshman year and beyond
- Our Guidance department will lead you in the step-by-step completion of freshman course requests
- Parents can meet representatives of SFHS Dad’s Club, Patrons of the Arts, Boosters Club, Grandparents Club, Black Parents Club, and Parents Guild
4:30 pm – 5:25 pm ( Gym and Gym Foyer)
Representatives of the following departments will be available to answer your questions:
Modern & Classical Languages
Visual and Performing Arts
Student Activities & Leadership
5:30 pm – 6:25 pm (Gym)
Class of 2027 welcome activities
College and Counseling department overview of freshman course planning process
Incoming freshmen submit course requests
2023 Uniform Style Guide & Instructions
SAVE THE DATE! You’ll get 10% off your entire order from June 19-26, 2023. No need to order uniforms before then; freshmen will be emailed all the details.
USED UNIFORM SALE: May 31, 2023, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
St. Francis High School uniforms are ordered online through School Uniforms by Tommy Hilfiger. Click here for an ordering instructions pdf that has a convenient QR code you can scan to go directly to the SFHS uniform site, or follow these steps:
1. Go to www.globalschoolwear.com
2. Where it says Find Your School, enter the code for St. Francis High School: STFR03. You will be prompted to choose grade (all), gender (girls) and program (daily uniform).
3. The website will automatically apply the St. Francis logo to uniform items.
4. If you have questions about sizing, please reference the .
5. Please allow 10-12 business days for your order to be delivered.
Freshman Class Council
CLASS OF 2027 STUDENT COUNCIL PROCESS
The Freshman Class Council is chosen via an application and interview process rather than elections. Stay tuned for more details about participating in the Class of 2027 Class Council!
2023-2024 Academic Year Dates
Freshman Orientation: August 11, 2023
First day of instruction: August 14, 2023
Freshman Overnight Retreat & Family Mass: August 18-19, 2023
Thanksgiving break: November 22-24, 2023
Christmas break: December 21, 2023-January 8, 2024
Easter break: March 25- April 5, 2024
End of Semester 2: May 22, 2024