St Francis Xavier Catholic School

5.00 5 1 (4 reviews)
4501 W 5215 S
Kearns, UT 84118-0841
Tel: (801)966-1571
Grades: PK-8 | 250 students
St. Francis Xavier is a preschool through eighth grade elementary school, dedicated to educating our diverse ethnic and socio-economic student population in partnership with family, Church, and community in a Catholic environment.
Holistic development of the individual is guided by the teachings of the Catholic Church and promoted in a spiritual, academic, physical, emotional, and social environment that emphasizes service to others.
At St. Francis Xavier we believe that love is the central Gospel message of Jesus Christ.
We define love as any activity that makes us grow.
We view love in three different dimensions: Love of God, Love of Others, Love of Self.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1957

Student Body

Total Students 250 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
53%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade St Francis Xavier Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please inquire for tuition assistance.

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Dance, VolleyballBasketballDance,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After School Academy, Band, Choir, Student Leadership Council Band, Choir, After School Academy,
Student Leadership Council,

School Notes

  • Saint Fraincis Xavier School provides one class for each grade level. This is the advantage of being a small school, our teachers know every student individually. Such attention to the spiritual, academic, and social well being of each child creates an environment where children discover their inherent gifts and gain confidence in themselves. Parents and teachers together foster the loving yet challenging environment for our children to grow in faith, knowledge, wisdom, and compassion. This is the SFX difference - we are a close-knit community of faculty, alumni and families dedicated to nurturing our students, fostering strong home and school relationships and academic excellence, rooted in God`s love for all. We believe that the spiritual, academic, and social aspects of every child form the foundation for their lifetime.If you are looking for a place to start your child in pre-school or for a new place of learning where your child can thrive, please schedule a tour to meet us in person. Our door is open to all. Come see for yourself why everyone says, "I love this community."
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5.0  11/25/2016
SFX has a dedicated and experienced faculty and staff devoted to providing a high quality education within a Christian environment. The school has recently had extensive renovations to upgrade classrooms and to make use of state of the art technology. I feel fortunate that my three children have been able to attend this wonderful school.
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5.0  11/25/2016
I want my son to go to SFX because education, morals and values are important to us and we feel confident that he will get all of those at SFX. (from a parent/alumna)
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5.0  11/25/2016
St. Francis is an amazing school! I see a huge improvement in my children vs previous years in public school. The small class sizes, one on one attention, and the personalized way of teaching shows. We are so happy we decided to make he switch!
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5.0  11/25/2016
We initially looked at around 20 preschools when it was time for our son to start school. Once we had visited St. Francis nothing else compared. We initially thought we would send our kids to pre-school and pre-k and then switch to charter schools. After about a month at the school it became very clear to us that we would not be taking our kid anywhere else. We were and continue to be committed to sending our kids to St. Francis through 8th grade. We have now been at the school for four years and I cannot even begin to say enough good things about it. The teachers and faculty are amazing and have always been willing to go the extra mile if any child at the school need additional assistance or guidance. We love the staff, parents and children at the school and are extremely grateful to be part of the St. Francis community.
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