Billings Catholic Schools provide Catholic education that emphasizes formation in faith, spirit, academic excellence and service, justice and peace. The Billings Catholic Schools include Saint Francis Elementary School and Billings Central Catholic High operating under the direction of the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings and supported in part by the seven Catholic parishes in the city. Billings Central Catholic High School is accredited by the Association of Schools and Colleges as well as by the State of Montana Office of Public Instruction. Billings Central maintains membership in the Montana High School Association and competes in music, speech, drama, football, cross country, soccer, basketball, volleyball, wrestling, swimming, track and field, golf, softball and tennis. Saint Francis Upper School students compete in basketball, football, wrestling, track and field, cross country, volleyball, the Optimist Speech Contest, district Spelling Bee, National Geography Bee, Math Counts and Montana Council of Mathematics Teachers Math Meet. The schools offer a variety of clubs to interested students. Billings Catholic Schools is located in Billings, Mont.