Who We Are
St. Francis de Sales School is a K-8 school in Newark, Ohio, in the Catholic Diocese of Columbus.
The mission of St. Francis de Sales School is to create a loving and caring Catholic community where teaching and learning support all children in becoming the best they can be in mind, body, and spirit.
- Students are provided with knowledge and an appreciation of the Catholic religion and an opportunity to live according to its principles.
- All children can learn.
- Students learn in different ways and should be provided with a variety of instructional approaches to support their learning.
- Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, spiritual and intellectual needs.
- A student’s self-esteem is enhanced by positive relationships and mutual respect among and between students and staff.
- Teachers, administrators, parents, students, and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school’s mission.
- The commitment to continuous improvement is imperative if our school is going to enable students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners.