In following our mission of challenging students to grow to become critical thinkers and faith-based leaders, Pope Francis High School offers a co-educational summer academic program for students in grades 7-10.Learn more
The Office of Admissions at Pope Francis High School is still accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Our goal throughout the admissions process is to provide you and your family with an experience that is both positive and efficient. If at any time during the application process, you have specific questions about how to apply, please contact our Admissions Office.Apply Now
Construction of the new Pope Francis High School facility on Wendover Road in Springfield is progressing on schedule and on budget.
The new building is slated to open during the Fall of 2018.Learn More
Pope Francis High School offers a rigorous academic curriculum, including Honors and Advanced Placement Classes and an International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme.Learn More
With a commitment to academic excellence, we proudly serve students of various cultural, academic and religious backgrounds from over thirty surrounding communities.Learn More
25 competitive teams in 12 sports including hockey and basketball. More than 20 clubs including fencing creative writing, key club, a capella singers, outdoor adventure club, National Honor society, Model UN, student council, student advisory board and more.Learn More
Building on a strong foundation of excellence, Pope Francis High 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 new regional Catholic high school provides a beautiful, safe environment for students to worship, learn and succeed.Learn More
Cathedral High School was a Catholic, college preparatory community of learners committed to spiritual development, moral integrity, and academic excellence.Learn More
Holyoke Catholic High School was a community of parents, students and faculty dedicated to gospel values within a nurturing Catholic environment.Learn More
Today, PFHS faculty and staff celebrated the end of the 2016-2017 academic year with a special brunch in recognition of our faculty. Those faculty/staff members who would not be returning next year received Certificates of Recogition, including interim business manager Joseph Barbieri; French teacher Crystal Menninga; History teacher Crystal Zimmer; athletic trainer Annie Lasek; executive assistant to the head of School, Elaine Vdovjak; and interim head of school, Dr. Thomas Y. McDowell.
School's out for summer! 🎶 Thank you to all of the students and their families, faculty/staff, and supporters of PFHS for making this a great first year! We wish you a restful and relaxing summer break! See you in September!