St. Francis Xavier School

As a Catholic parish school, the community of St. Francis Xavier School seeks to develop well-rounded, discerning individuals.
With an emphasis on Catholic formation and academic rigor, the school's program is designed to promote each student's intellectual and spiritual growth grounded in a deepening relationship with Jesus Christ.
With strong parental support, St. Francis Xavier School seeks to educate students who demonstrate high personal effort in striving to reach the school's high academic standards.
We also endeavor to reach beyond academic success to create loving, respectful, compassionate, and empathetic students who are dedicated to justice and peace.
To meet these ends, we provide opportunities for faith exploration, service to others, and intellectual development.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked AZ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 656 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,700
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1936
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
656 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
St. Francis Xavier School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
school uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
There are three tiers of our tuition rates. Please see school website.
% on Financial Aid
4%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$4,000
Admissions Director
Lisa Appelbe

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Magis, National Junior Honor Society, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
After School Enrichment Program

School Notes

  • As a Catholic parish school, the community of St. Francis Xavier School seeks to develop well-rounded, discerning individuals. With an emphasis on Catholic formation and academic rigor, the school's program is designed to promote each student's intellectual and spiritual growth grounded in a deepening relationship with Jesus Christ. With strong parental support, St. Francis Xavier School seeks to educate students who demonstrate high personal effort in striving to reach the school's high academic standards. We also
  • endeavor to reach beyond academic success to create loving, respectful, compassionate, and empathetic students who are dedicated to justice and peace. To meet these ends, we provide opportunities for faith exploration, service to others, and intellectual development.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Francis Xavier School cost?
St. Francis Xavier School's tuition is approximately $8,700 for private students.
What sports does St. Francis Xavier School offer?
St. Francis Xavier School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Softball and Volleyball.
What is St. Francis Xavier School's ranking?
St. Francis Xavier School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Arizona for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees, Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Francis Xavier School?
The application deadline for St. Francis Xavier School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked AZ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 656 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,700
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Phoenix, AZ is $13,108 for elementary schools and $14,951 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Phoenix, AZ is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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