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

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St. Francis Week 2014

September 29, 2014 marks the start of St. Francis Week here at SFA. We will pray the novena in honor of our patron saint; there will be educational activities for the children; the animals will be blessed in our lower playground following the first Friday mass on October 3rd; and a religious book fair at […]

Annual Fun Fair 2014

SFA Annual Fun Fair 2014

The Annual Fun Fair on September 19, 2013 was again a great success! The students enjoyed the games, the activities, and more importantly, the camaraderie with each other.

Thank you very much to those who made this special event a huge success: Franciscan Sisters, Ms. Savage, Teachers and Staff, […]

Johns Hopkins University CTY Talent Search 2014

The Center for Talented Youth (CTY) Talent Search ( identifies, assesses, and recognize students with exceptional mathematical and/or verbal reasoning abilities. To qualify for the Talent Search students must score 95th percentile or higher on a reasoning section of a nationally normed test. St. Francis Academy is proud to recommend the ninety-one (91) following students […]

RCAN Curriculum Mapping

From the website of Archdiocese of Newark:

“The schools of the Archdiocese of Newark have begun a curriculum mapping project which will result in the development of subject area curriculum maps that clearly articulate the content and skills students will be learning in each subject in each grade level. Curriculum mapping is a process […]

William Shelton – Recipient of The Spirit Award at HAP 2014

Congratulations to William Shelton, Grade 8. Billy attended the Higher Achievement Program (HAP) at St. Peter’s Prep in Jersey City, New Jersey this summer along with many of his classmates. At HAP Graduation, Billy was awarded the prestigious “Spirit” Award.


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