St. Francis Xavier School

  • St. Francis Xavier School has been educating children along the North Shore for over 100 years.
  • Our mission is to create a community of faith in action and excellence in academics.
  • We partner with our parish to provide students with an environment of care and concern, high academic and social expectations, and role models to guide their actions and life choices.
  • The school's academic and religious curriculum is complemented by the latest in computer and SMART Board technology, a Science Lab, an art studio, and a newly renovated library.
  • Our teachers are among the most highly trained in the area and fully 75% hold advanced degrees and endorsements.
  • They are creative, dedicated and committed to the parish. We have high expectations for our students and our size allows us to individualize instruction to a rare degree.
  • Also, because we are pre K-8, students of different ages interact often and well.
  • Through the course of their time at SFX, students will grow from being the youngest in the building to being the oldest, and will understand and embrace changing expectations and responsibilities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedSFX is able to accommodate mild learning differences with the assistance of reading specialists, math enrichment support, learning behavioral specialists and guidance counseling
Year Founded1910
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012

Student Body

Total Students459 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 31%
Students by GradeSt. Francis Xavier School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size22 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,117
Admissions DirectorColleen Barrett

Sports

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

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.After School Clubs, Crusader Chronicle, One Heart Club, Scouting, Student Council, Teen Book Cafe One Heart Club, Scouting, Teen Book Cafe, After School Clubs,
Crusader Chronicle,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • For more information about the benefits of an SFX education, please visit www.sfx-school.org.
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