Building agility, teamwork, and courage
The St. Francis Athletics program offers students in grades 6-12 the opportunity to compete in a variety of team and individual sports in an inclusive environment with purposeful progression. Working with accomplished and experienced coaches, student-athletes strengthen their skills, develop as players and athletes, compete in the sports they have chosen, and learn valuable life lessons along the way.
Upper School Athletics (Grades 9–12)
Upper School athletics began in the fall of 2018 when we opened the doors to our new Upper School. Since then, our Upper School athletes have made history with the division’s first games and victories! As the division continues to grow, we anticipate adding more sports offerings similar to those in the Middle School program.
Around 80 percent of Upper School students participate in athletics and compete in at least one of the following sports:
Boys: Cross Country, Volleyball, Basketball, Swimming, Baseball, Golf, Tennis, Track & Field
Girls: Cross Country, Volleyball, Basketball, Swimming, Softball, Golf, Tennis, Track & Field
Middle School Athletics (Grades 6–8)
St. Francis Middle School offers a comprehensive athletics program with fall, winter, and spring sports seasons. Students in grades 6–8 have the opportunity to participate on teams and compete against other schools throughout the year. While participation is optional, more than 90 percent of students tend to participate in at least one sport each year. Students who are not on a team are enrolled in a physical education class. We are members of the Houston Junior Preparatory Conference (HJPC), which comprises K–8 and K–12 schools from the Houston area. We have won 31 HJPC championships.
Boys: Cross Country, Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Wrestling, Baseball, Lacrosse, Golf, Tennis, and Track & Field.
Girls: Cross Country, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Softball, Lacrosse, Golf, Tennis, and Track & Field.
St. Francis Sports Association (Grades K–5)
Students in kindergarten through fifth grade have the opportunity to participate in a variety of youth sports through the St. Francis Sports Association, a program of St. Francis Episcopal Church.