USA Massachusetts, USA
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Pope Francis Preparatory School

Established: 2015

School Facts

  • Number of Students
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Spring Year, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

Pope Francis Preparatory School is a Catholic co-educational, college-preparatory school that fosters academic excellence. Located in Springfield, MA, Pope Francis recently opened a new, state-of-the-art campus, in the Fall of 2018. Distinguished for its challenging Advanced Placement/Honors curriculum, students can chose from seven Academic Pathway programs to to further their academic pursuits, including: STEM, Health Sciences, Performance and Fine Arts, and more.

The brand new campus features media/resource rooms, specialized classrooms (for science, the arts and engineering), as well as an auditorium and a gymnasium. The campus also has athletic facilities, i.e., a multipurpose field with press box and seating, baseball and softball diamonds, locker rooms and five tennis courts.

Students are encouraged to get involved with one of the 13 sports offered at the school.
Pope Francis Preparatory School is proud of its fine art programs. International students can take courses in vocal ensemble, photography, drama, and more. Independent art studies are also available for students who have completed advanced art and want to work on building a portfolio for art schools.

Home to over 150,000 people, Springfield is located between New York City and Boston. The city is home to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame and is near the popular Six Flags New England theme park.


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  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 38 acres Campus Size
  • 13% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
Average Class Size
SAT Average
ACT Average
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
French Immersion
Speciality Programs
64 college prep, 51 honors level, 10 Advanced Placement, and 3 ELL course levels, plus Virtual High School and dual enrollment college classes; STREAM Program (Science, Technology, Religion, Arts, and Mathematics)
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Dance, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field
2D Art and Design, 3D Design, Art, Ceramics, Drawing, Illustration, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Studio Art, Theater
Choir, Vocal
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Language and Composition, Physics 1, Statistics, US History
French, Latin, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Art Club, Book Club, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Earth Group, Film, Glow Club, Key Club, Liturgical Choir, Math Olympiad, Model Senate, Model United Nations (Model UN), Movie Club, National Honor Society, Outdoor Club, Photography Club, Sewing Club, Social Justice Club, Spanish Club, Special Olympics Support, Student Advisory Board, Table Top Games, Women in STEM
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11
Ages Accepted
ELTiS Minimum
TOEFL Minimum
TOEFL Junior Required
Not Accepted
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Minimum Duolingo: 100; Max age of 20 at graduation; School is not accepting 12th grade internationals students; Can not be 21 at graduation. Diploma offered after 2+ years of attendance.

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