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

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Lower School Admissions (Grades K–4)

St. Francis Episcopal Lower School students joyfully engage in rigorous academics, explore their creative talents through a multitude of enrichment classes, and develop a strong sense of self through our community-building and social-emotional philosophy. Our students are known and loved as they use their growth mindset to positively impact the world around them. 
Come explore the St. Francis Way for yourself!

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Kathryn Spinelli '90
Assistant Head of Admissions

How to Become a Lower School St. Francis Wolf


Complete by December 15
Complete by January 15
  • Parent interview (scheduled by Admissions)
  • Parent questionnaire
  • Student questionnaire (completed by parent)
  • Upload birth certificate to the portal (kindergarten only)
  • Teacher recommendation form
  • Student observation (scheduled by Admissions)
  • Grades 1–4: Transcripts from the two previous academic years and current semester/trimester. 
  • Testing (optional-not required)
    • Grades K–1: Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence™(WPPSI); click here to register 
    • Grades 2–4: Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-V); click here to register 

Admissions timeline for 2020-21