Pope Francis is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and is a member of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD).


For the 2019-2020 school year, total enrollment is 341 students in grades 9-12: 150 female, 191 male with 31% student diversity.


Our  new facility is constructed on Wendover Road in the East Forest Park section of Springfield.

Geographic Distribution

Students attending Pope Francis hail from 30 Massachusetts and 6 Connecticut cities and towns, plus two countries: China and Vietnam.


36 classroom teachers, 64 percent with advanced degrees
Average tenure: 18 years
Two guidance counselors, one college counselor.

Student/Teacher Ratio


Average Class Size


School Year

The academic year includes two semesters. Each semester is divided into two quarters.


PF offers College Preparation, Honors and Advanced Placement level courses, plus Virtual High School (VHS) offerings.


Pope Francis is a member of the MIAA.
60% of PFPS students play 2 or more sports
25 competitive teams in 12 different sports
29 extracurricular clubs/activities available

Financial Aid

39 percent of students receive need-based financial aid.
Financial Aid is available through the Diocese of Springfield and through Pope Francis Preparatory School Financial Aid Grants