A Heritage of Faith & Excellence for a Future of Innovation & Service

A Heritage of Faith & Excellence for a Future of Innovation & Service

A Heritage of Faith & Excellence for a Future of Innovation & Service

The school office is open by appointment. 

Please call 707.996.4994 or email inquiries to: stf.schooloffice@saintfrancissolano.org

welcome to st.francis solano catholic school

Thoughtful. Responsible. Motivated.

These are the hallmarks of a St. Francis Solano student. Inspiring our students to become lifelong learners will serve them as they move along life’s journey – inspiring thoughtful questions and educational discovery.


St. Francis students are nurtured to become self evaluators who are able to make informed, intelligent choices and take responsibility for their work and actions. An emphasis on faith and kindness inspires students to care for and respect each other’s physical and emotional well-being.  Our focus is to create enthusiastic learners who think, develop and articulate independent ideas, adapt to change and solve problems using critical thinking skills.


Mission & Philosophy

St. Francis Solano School serves the families of St. Francis Solano Parish and the Sonoma Valley by cultivating an atmosphere embracing Roman Catholic values in which all students strive for academic achievement.

At Saint Francis Solano School, students embark on a spiritual, educational and social journey. Parents, as primary educators, partner with teachers in this ministry. Teachers facilitate the spiritual, academic, and social growth of all students, as they become self-evaluators, life-long learners, and faithful Catholics who serve as Jesus served.

Schoolwide Learning Expectations

St. Francis Solano School students are:

Faithful Catholics who are able to:

  • Actively participate in the Catholic Church in order to continue their development of faith
  • Recognize that we are made in the image and likeness of God, therefore, all life is worthy of dignity and respect
  • Make moral decisions based on Gospel values
  • Exhibit and model a Christian attitude of compassion through forgiveness of one’s neighbor and respond to those in need
  • Express a commitment to Church, country, community, social justice and individual relationships

Self-evaluators who are able to:

  • Make informed, intelligent choices understanding the consequences of those choices
  • Take responsibility for their actions
  • Demonstrate self-motivation and self-discipline
  • Care for and respect one’s physical and emotional well-being
  • Reflect on strengths and areas of growth while striving to achieve personal best

    Life-long learners who are able to:

    • Cooperate using effective oral, written and listening skills
    • Solve problems using creative critical thinking skills
    • Gain, integrate and apply knowledge
    • Think, develop and articulate independent ideas
    • Share their talents with others
    • Adapt to change and diversity
    • Utilize educational tools and resources

    What Our Alumni Are Saying

    “This school has left an impact on me in the best way possible. St. Francis’ religious message has taught me morals, a sense of right and wrong, and how to be accepting of all people. In addition, I am Jewish and I never felt that the teachers were trying to force me to change or convert to Catholicism. I am a student who loves to learn and the school has offered me opportunities to challenge myself…”

    What Our Alumni Are Saying

    “The students at St. Francis are fortunate to receive outstanding instruction from teachers who are dedicated to help each student succeed…the latest digital tools and lessons have been added to each class starting at Kindergarten through 8th grade…”

    What Our Alumni Are Saying

    “I have met people at other schools and heard stories of children my age being bullied and struggling with their grades because they are too afraid to ask for help. Never in my nine years have I witnessed or even heard of anything like that (here)…I can walk through the halls knowing everyone’s name and something about them…”

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    St. Francis Solano School

    Location: 342 West Napa Street, Sonoma, CA 95476

    Telephone: (707) 996-4994 Fax: (707) 996-2662

    Email: stf.schooloffice@saintfrancissolano.org

    School Hours: M-F: 8am – 3pm

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