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 reimagined regional Catholic high school provides a beautiful, safe environment for students to learn with passion, lead with heart, and achieve in a world yet to be imagined!

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Holyoke

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School may be out this week but our sports teams will still be in action...including 3 Senior Nights, the Cardinal Classic Hockey Tournament and All-State Championships for Indoor Track! Come out and cheer on our hardworking Cardinals! #PopeFrancisPrep #SeniorNight #GoCardinals ... See MoreSee Less

¡Pura Vida! Off to Costa Rica for these lucky Cardinals.✈️ Safe travels and have a wonderful trip!
Thank you to Congressman Richard Neal for stopping by to wish our students a great trip! #PopeFrancisPrep
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