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Congratulations on your admission to the Saint Francis DeSales High School Class of 2023!

Welcome to the official webpage for the Class of 2023.  Specifically designed for you; check back for updates, important dates, class information and much more!  


Transportation Information

  • All current Saint Francis DeSales High School families utilizing Columbus City Schools Transportation do not need to complete a new registration form. The Columbus City Schools Transportation Office will simply advance the students up one grade level and all route details for 2019-2020 will stay the same.

  • Students new to Saint Francis DeSales High School (Including Incoming Freshmen and Transfer Students) who currently utilize or want to request Transportation Services from Columbus City Schools must complete the online application at www.ccsoh.us/transportation.aspx by Friday, June 14th.

  • For all other districts (i.e. Gahanna Jefferson Public Schools), please contact your local office directly for renewal purposes.

  • Please contact Assistant Principal, Mr. James T. Jones Jr. at 614-267-7808 x.115 with any questions.

Class of 2023 Summer Events

August 14 9:00AM-2:00pm - FRESHMEN ORIENTATION  

Held the week before school starts, this full day event will prepare you for a successful start to your career.  Participate in “An Amazing Race” to learn the necessities for opening week.

August 21 - FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL   

*Please keep in mind that incoming freshmen must complete a physical prior to the first day of school. For a copy of OHSAA approved physical forms, please click here.

Meet the Guidance Staff
Students and counselors will continue to work together throughout their high school career

The Guidance Department at St. Francis DeSales High School is comprised of four counselors, each of whom is assigned students at each grade level according to their last names.

Lisa Dufault
School Names (A - D)


Katie Shelton
School Names
(E - L)


Carli Urcheck
School Names
(M - R)


Dan Rotella
School Names
(S - Z)


Nicole Swisher
Director of Aquinas Program



Follow St. Francis DeSales on Social Media
Engage with us online!

Our Facebook page is a great way to connect with the school.  We share news, photos, events information, and inside scoop good for Stallions everywhere!  "Like" the St. Francis DeSales High School page!

Our Twitter feed is one way we get out events info, campus news and other updates.  Frequently it's how we learn - and share - what is new and exciting among the SFDHS family.  Follow us at SFDStallions!

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Countdown to your first day at St. Francis DeSales High School!

Important Information

Academic Resources
Academic Calendar
Family Handbook
Compliance Form

Athletics Resources
Athletic Calendar
Athletic Handbook
Athletic Website
DeSales Athletic Association (DAA)
New Student Physical Form

Directions and Transportation
Transportation to SFD
Directions to SFD

Medical Forms

Mothers Club

SFD Spirit Shop
Uniform Provider


Important Dates

Freshmen Orientation
August 14, 2019, 9AM-2PM

First Day of School (2019-20)
August 21, 2019