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

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


Our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of
Joan Dulanie, our school nurse, who passed away this past weekend. She will be missed.

NOTE: For SY 2017-2018, one space each has opened up for Grades 3, 4, and 6.

Academic Programs

Academic Programs

St. Francis Academy follows the guidelines of the Archdiocese of Newark. Our curriculum goal is to develop the academic, spiritual, social, moral, emotional and physical aspects of our students. All our curriculum and methods are permeated with Christ’s teachings bringing every member of St. Francis Academy into full participation in the Body of Christ, the Church. We believe in the dignity of each child and therefore attempt to tailor our curriculum and methods to the needs of each student.

Major Subjects Taught

The following subjects must be completed successfully by every student: Religion, Science, Social Studies, Mathematics and Language Arts. Failure meet this requirement could mean retention or summer school attendance. Every effort is made by the administration, faculty and staff of St. Francis Academy to ensure the success of each student.

The following minor subjects, studied by all are important in the the total enrichment and development of each child: Art, Music, Foreign Language, Physical Education, Computers, and Library Skills.

Recent Articles
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Rest in Peace, Joan Dulanie.
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of our school nurse, Joan Dulanie. The wa[...]
Mass Schedule for Lent 2017
Mass Schedule for Lent 2017
Listed below is the original schedule of Lenten Mass 2017. The daily mass starts at 8:30AM at ou[...]
TerraNova Testing Week March 6 - 10, 2017
TerraNova Testing Week March 6 - 10, 2017
Terranova testing for grades K through 8th begins on Monday, March 6th, 2017. Read the rest of this [...]
Photos: Catholic Schools Week 2017
Photos: Catholic Schools Week 2017
Catholic Schools Week 2017 at St. Francis Academy officially concluded on Monday, February 6, 20[...]
February 2017
February 2017
Dear Parents, As I write to you on this Valentine’s Day it seems that we are emerging from the ma[...]

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Other News

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

Check if you have the correct book list for SY 2016-2017.
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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.