St. Xavier High School

Tel: (513)761-7100
Grades: 9-12 | 1597 students
St Xavier High School's mission is to assist young men in their formation as leaders and men for and with others through rigorous college preparation in the Jesuit tradition.
That rooted in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, the school is an apostolic mission by naming Jesus Christ as the model for all human life; affirming the world as God's creation and therefore good, but in need of redemption; recognizing community as a context for redemption; providing students with comprehensive instruction in Catholic beliefs and practice; and providing students with opportunities for spiritual formation through participation in the sacraments, prayer, retreats, service and other spiritual programs.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1831

Student Body

Total Students 1597 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St. Xavier High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 130 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 25 students
Number of AP Courses 25 courses
Average SAT score 1254
Average ACT score 29
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants and polo shirt/button down)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 2
Yearly Tuition Cost $13,320
Tuition Notes 40% of students receive tuition assistance at an average award of $6000
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $6,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Roderick D. Hinton
Admissions Associate Caren Hoelker


Total Sports Offered 23 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
GolfIce Hockey,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,
WeightliftingWinter Track,

School Notes:

  • St. Xavier High School welcomes students from all faiths, backgrounds and walks of life. The primary consideration for admission is the prospective student's academic ability as measured by the entrance examination and the candidate's prior academic record. Other admissions criteria include: - High scores on national standardized tests - Assessment of student engagement - Co-curricular involvement - Exceptional recommendations from English and math teachers

Profile last updated: 09/16/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Yeshiva High School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Vivian School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Vivian School (1.3 miles away)
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    St. Vivian School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 376 students
    1.3 miles
    885 Denier Place
    Cincinnati, OH 45224
  • Cincinnati
    Grades: K-8 | 172 students
    1.4 miles
    7645 Winton Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45224
  • Cincinnati
    Grades: K | 27 students
    1.8 miles
    7855 Dawn Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45237
  • Cincinnati
    Grades: K-8 | 171 students
    1.9 miles
    411 Springfield Pike
    Cincinnati, OH 45215
  • Cincinnati
    Yeshiva High School
    All-boys  | Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    Grades: 10-12 | 54 students
    2 miles
    1636 Summit Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45237

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