POPE FRANCIS
PREP SCHOOL
MISSION + VISION

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Pope Francis Preparatory School is a Catholic co-educational, college-preparatory school which instills Gospel values and fosters academic excellence in a diverse community of learners.

Our mission is to challenge students to grow spiritually, intellectually, socially, and physically to become critical thinkers and faith-based leaders who embody justice, peace, service, and mercy in the global community.

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DID YOU KNOW

Pope Francis Preparatory School offers a rigorous academic curriculum, including Honors, Advanced Placement, and Virtual High School classes.

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COMMITMENT TO ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

With a commitment to academic excellence, we proudly serve students of various cultural, academic and religious backgrounds from over thirty surrounding communities.

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STUDENT LIFE

We offer 25 competitive teams in 12 sports including hockey and basketball. More than 20 clubs including fencing, creative writing, key club, a cappella singers, outdoor adventure club, National Honor society, Model UN, student council, and more.

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Our
History

Building on a strong foundation of excellence, Pope Francis Preparatory School in Springfield, MA offers its students the best of what its legacy schools, Cathedral High School and Holyoke Catholic High School, had to offer.

Pope Francis was established by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield through the merger of Cathedral and Holyoke Catholic in 2016. The regional Catholic high school provides a beautiful, safe environment for students to worship, learn and succeed.

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Cathedral

Cathedral High School was a Catholic, college preparatory community of learners committed to spiritual development, moral integrity, and academic excellence.

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Holyoke

Holyoke Catholic High School was a community of parents, students and faculty dedicated to gospel values within a nurturing Catholic environment.

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Big thank you to Gary Rome of Gary Rome Auto Group and his dog, Jack, for visiting us this morning! Gary and Jack joined the students in Mrs. Perrault's Health Class to film a PSA commercial warning of the dangers of texting and driving. Filming the commercial was a lot of fun, we look forward to sharing it with you soon!
Thank you very much Gary Rome Hyundai!
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The PFPS Mathletes team competed in their first Western Mass Math League meet yesterday afternoon. We look forward to hosting the next WMML meet ‪on Tuesday, December 4th‬ here at Pope Francis. Big thank you to Mrs. Gadbois and Mr. Salloum, the club’s co-advisors! ... See MoreSee Less

Fall Sports Banquet! Thank you Cardinals for your hard work and dedication!❤️ #PopeFrancisPrep #GoCardinals ... See MoreSee Less

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