St. Francis Xavier School

As a Roman Catholic school, St. Francis Xavier is dedicated to creating an environment in which a Christian way of thought and life permeates all facets of the educational program by focusing on the spiritual, moral, intellectual, individual, social, physical, and cultural growth of its students.
St. Francis Xavier School imparts the rich traditions of the Catholic Church, providing instruction in faith, morality, decision-making and ethics in conformity with Catholic doctrine.
Students are encouraged to become aware of their gifts and limitations, realizing that there will always be greater or lesser persons than themselves in their lives.
The school strives to instill self-esteem, self-realization, self-reliance, and self-responsibility.
The purpose of the curriculum is to provide each student with the academic skills necessary to gain entrance into an appropriate high school and the basic skill necessary to function in a complex society.
Taking into account the varied abilities of its students, this school also offers many and varied courses and services to meet the intellectual needs of its students.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-7

Student Body

Total Students472 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade St. Francis Xavier School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio30:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Metairie
    Grades: NS-7 | 419 students
    2.2 miles
    1600 Lake Avenue
    Metairie, LA 70005
    (504) 833-8224
    2.2 NS-7
    419
  • Metairie
    St. Mary Magdalen School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-7 | 274 students
    4.6 miles
    6421 W Metairie Ave
    Metairie, LA 70003
    (504) 733-1433
    4.6 PK-7
    274
  • Gretna
    Grades: PK-7 | 311 students
    8.6 miles
    3610 Claire Ave
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 366-3538
    8.6 PK-7
    311
  • Gretna
    Salem Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: K-9 | 277 students
    6.2 miles
    418 4th St
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 367-5144
    6.2 K-9
    277
  • Harvey
    Grades: NS-7 | 339 students
    6.2 miles
    617 2nd Ave
    Harvey, LA 70058
    (504) 341-4342
    6.2 NS-7
    339

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