A private Episcopal school for primary through high school students in Houston, Texas

Upper School students enjoying the beautiful day while eating outside.

Upper School

Are you looking for more from your high school? More opportunity? More adventure?  Whatever you’re seeking, you’re bound to find it at St. Francis Episcopal Upper School - an independent, faith-based high school with rigorous academics, enriching extracurricular activities, and dedicated faculty ready to help you explore the many paths to your future.


The St. Francis Upper School learning environment promotes balance and self-awareness while nurturing students who are faithful, upstanding citizens and people for others. Programs are intentionally structured to connect the academic, social, and spiritual experiences of each student. Through interdisciplinary learning and design thinking, ninth and tenth graders shape their learning and leadership experiences in preparation for further study in grades 11–12. By graduation, a St. Francis education will foster an intense intellectual curiosity, connected and experiential learning, a deep affinity for others, and a desire to gain an understanding beyond the student’s own lived experience.


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Push the Boundaries of What’s Possible

At St. Francis, your student will never be a number or get lost in the crowd. Our faculty promotes empowerment, encourages leadership, and supports students in thinking about what’s possible—helping them discover and nurture their unique talents and interests.

Drawing from time-honored tradition, St. Francis offers dynamic learning opportunities to ensure young scholars of different faiths, experiences, and backgrounds are encouraged to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

Education for Learning – And Living

St. Francis Upper School students have a strong blend of creative and analytical thinking skills. Our curriculum is based on scientific inquiry and reasoning partnered with communication, empathy, and leadership.

In the classroom, St. Francis students enjoy a rigorous curriculum taught by distinguished faculty who focus on experiential learning, mastery of skill, and character development in a faith-based setting. With our robust creative arts, athletics, and community service programs, at St. Francis, learning extends far beyond the classroom.

Ready to Learn More?

Learn more about St. Francis Episcopal’s high school curriculum, special programs, and community by viewing this digital brochure. If you have any questions, please contact our Admissions Department at 713.458.6112.

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