In July 2016 St. Francis School was notified by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges of its continued accreditation. SFX was first accredited in 2006. Every ten years an accreditation teams visits the school and evaluates a series of criteria to determine accreditation. Accredited schools have proven their compliance with a certain set of expectations. During the period working up to the accreditation visit the school administration, faculty and staff go through a period of self- evaluation which is then presented to the visiting committee and used as a template for examination during the visit. Congratulations to Mrs. Russo and the faculty and staff of St. Francis Xavier School – the Accreditation Report highlights the quality of the teaching and administration of our parish school.
Some remarks made by the Director of the Commission in the Accreditation Notification:
“The Visiting Committee Report identified many areas for commendation. The Commission particularly commends the pastor of St. Francis Xavier Parish for his commitment to St. Francis Xavier School and its community of families. His daily presence touches every aspect of the school’s Catholic identity and his influence within the parish is a dynamic component of the school’s ongoing vitality.”
“In addition the Commission commends the principal and assistant principal for their dynamic, visionary leadership; the faculty and staff for their dedication to the school’s mission and its clearly evident Catholic identity; and the property manager for his conscientious care of the campus and his dedication to his responsibilities.”