St. Francis Xavier School

  • At St Francis Xavier School, we educate for excellence and together we learn to become Disciples of Christ.
  • SFX helps you to grow spiritually, physically, intellectually, creatively, and emotionally.
  • In keeping with the directives of the Bishops of the United States, Saint Francis Xavier School, a living Faith Community, reaches out to the individual, extending the message of the Gospel.
  • The entire staff strives to integrate religious truths and values with academic knowledge and skills, in order to help each young person reach his/her fullest potential.
  • In this manner, we hope to assist him/her in developing spiritually, morally, emotionally, physically, intellectually and socially.
  • Realizing that parents are the first and primary teachers, Saint Francis Xavier School makes every effort to encourage creativity and to educate the "whole person” thereby developing basic lessons of obedience, respect for life, law and order, and consideration for one another, begun in the home.
  • The school offers unique educational advantages for proclaiming the message of the Gospel, for fostering the growth of Christian community and for involving students in service to others.
  • We are proud to have been named a 2011 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the United States Department of Education and 2015 Winner of the Innovations in Catholic Edcuation Award.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Middle School Association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1951
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2011

Student Body

Total Students527 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade St. Francis Xavier School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,725
Tuition NotesFamily Plan Non-Parishioner Rates

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Bricks 4 Kidz, Chess Club, Future Teachers of America (FTA), Girls on the Run, Math Club, National Junior Honor Society, Power of the Pen, Science Olympiad-Elementary, Science Olympiad-Middle School, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Piano, Strings

School Notes

  • At St Francis Xavier School, we educate for excellence and together we learn to become Disciples of Christ. SFX helps you to grow spiritually, physically, intellectually, creatively, and emotionally. In keeping with the directives of the Bishops of the United States, Saint Francis Xavier School, a living Faith Community, reaches out to the individual, extending the message of the Gospel. The entire staff strives to integrate religious truths and values with academic knowledge and skills, in order to help each young person reach his/her fullest potential. In this manner, we hope to assist him/her in developing spiritually, morally, emotionally, physically, intellectually and socially. Realizing that parents are the first and primary teachers, Saint Francis Xavier School makes every effort to encourage creativity and to educate the "whole person” thereby developing basic lessons of obedience, respect for life, law and order, and consideration for one another, begun in the home. The school offers unique educational advantages for proclaiming the message of the Gospel, for fostering the growth of Christian community and for involving students in service to others.  We are proud to have been named a 2011 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the United States Department of Education and the 2015 Winner of the Innovations in Catholic Education Award
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