St. Francis Xavier Catholic schools offer state-of-the-art facilities, small class sizes and curriculum consistent with current trends, our catholic schools offer the highest quality faith-based education while stressing the importance of partnering awareness with moral and social responsibility. We work collaboratively to enrich the faith life of our students and families.
St. Francis Xavier High School is recognized as one of the top 50 Catholic high schools in the nation and a School of Distinction by the Diocese of Green Bay. Preparing students to be future leaders in the community and Church is the highest priority.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked WI School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 481 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,500
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Francis Xavier High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Individual Cases Reviewed
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
481 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade
St. Francis Xavier High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
21 students
Number of AP Courses
10 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Biology, Calculus, Computer Science, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Human Geography, Macro Economics, Personal Finance, Physics, PLTW Aerospace Engineering, PLTW Civil Engineering and Architecture, PLTW Computer Science Principles, PLTW Introduction to Engineering, PLTW Principles of Biomedical Sciences, PLTW Principles of Engineering, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics, U.S. Government & Politics, U.S. History, World History
Average ACT score
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition is dependent on grade level and parish membership. Scholarships and tuition assistance are available. Multiple child discount available. State tax credit available.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Tara Pearce
Admissions Associate
Deanna Dupont



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
42 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Book Club, Campus Activity Board, Campus Ministry, Chess Club, Chinese Club, Chinese Honor Society, Computer Programming, E-Sports Club, Environmental Club, Equestrian Team, French Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), German Honor Society, Hawks Fly Club (Drones), Honor Council, International Club, Link Crew, Math League, National Business Honor Society, Peer Helpers, Prom Committee, Psychology Club, Robotics Club, Rock for Life Club, Science Olympiad, Social Media Club, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, VEX Robotics Team, World Language Honor Society, Xavier Honor Society, Xavier Service Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Cinematography Club, Forensics, Mock Trial, Photography Club, Theatre Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Ping Pong Club, Ski Club

School Notes

  • Xavier High School has been recognized by the Cardinal Newman Society as one of the top 50 Catholic high schools in the country. This was based on excellence in Catholic identity, civic education and academic achievement.
  • Xavier students have an average composite ACT score of 25.1 with 98% of the classes taking the test.
  • Xavier has established a "bring your own device" (BYOD) program in the area of technology.  All students are required to have a laptop to use in their classes.  Many textbooks are online and Google Docs are used for many assignments.  Xavier uses Google Classroom and Google tools for learning management.
  • Xavier has used a block schedule since 1996.  Students typically have four classes a day with no study halls.  The graduation requirement is 29 credits but most students earn more than this minimum.
  • Xavier offers a five-year program in Spanish, German, and French.
  • Xavier offers hands-on Project Lead The Way (PLTW) courses in engineering, computer science, and biomedical sciences.  
  • Fifty international students from more than a dozen countries attend Xavier.
  • Xavier excels in athletics and the arts and offers numerous opportunities to its students to grow in their faith.
  • Xavier has a Christian Service requirement.  Students must perform 10 hours of service each semester for a total of 80 hours before graduation.  Most students perform at least twice that number before graduation.
Profile last updated: 08/25/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked WI School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 481 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,500
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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