St. Francis Academy
1601 Central Avenue
Union City, NJ 07087

Tel. No. (201)863-4112
Fax No. (201)601-5905


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St. Francis Academy proudly announces the acceptance of all eighth grade students into their Catholic high schools of choice. Our hard working eighth graders have received, to date, $855,200 in scholarships. Click HERE for more information.
Scholarships 2017
Congratuations to all the winners of Science Fair 2015-2016! The  1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will compete in the annual The 2017 Jersey City Medical Center/RWJ Barnabas Health STEM Showcase which will be held on Monday, March 13th at Liberty Science Center. Good luck to all!
Science Fair 2016-2017 Winners
Sr. Dora Sartino, Principal and President Emeritus of St. Francis Academy passed into eternal life on December 29, 2016. She was 92 years old. Click HERE to read details of the funeral arrangements.
Sr. Dora Sartino, 1924 - 2016
On December 7, 2016, Eve of the Feast of Immaculate Conception, the Class of 2017 received their Class Rings. Congratulations, Grade 8 Class of 2017! Follow the links for photos: HOLY MASS | RECEPTION
Ring Ceremony 2016
Every Thursday in Aftercare, children participate in LEGO Class supervised by Mrs. Laurie Hain. This new program allows students build not only models and things, but camaraderie with one another. Click HERE to learn more.
SFA Leadership Award Fordham University
June 1, 2016 - Ms. Savage accepted SFA's Catholic School Executive Leadership Award from Fordham University Graduate School of Education Center for Catholic Leadership. More details HERE.
SFA Receives Catholic School Leadership Award

Recent Articles
Scholarships 2017
Scholarships 2017
St. Francis Academy proudly announces the acceptance of all eighth grade students into their Cat[...]
Science Fair 2016-2017 Winners
Science Fair 2016-2017 Winners
The Science Fair 2016-2017 for grades 5, 6, 7, and 8 was held January 9-11, 2017 in the school’s[...]
Open House 2017
Open House 2017
A Note to Prospective Parents  Dear Prospective Families, St. Francis Academy ‘s Administratio[...]
January 2017
January 2017
“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; [...]
Catholic Schools Week 2017 Schedule
Catholic Schools Week 2017 Schedule
Catholic Schools Week is a time of celebration and renewal. It offers us an opportunity to celeb[...]

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SFA is proud to recommend 119 students for participation in the CTY Talent Search 2016.

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Parents and Guardians: Can't pick-up your child on time? Don't worry, we can help you out using our A.C.E. Program.