St Xavier High School's mission is to assist young men in their formation as leaders and men for and with others through rigorous college preparation in the Jesuit tradition.
That rooted in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, the school is an apostolic mission by naming Jesus Christ as the model for all human life; affirming the world as God's creation and therefore good, but in need of redemption; recognizing community as a context for redemption; providing students with comprehensive instruction in Catholic beliefs and practice; and providing students with opportunities for spiritual formation through participation in the sacraments, prayer, retreats, service and other spiritual programs.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,529 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,320
  • Acceptance rate: 55%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 2

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1831
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
1,529 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
St. Xavier High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
110 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
87%
Average Class Size
25 students
Number of AP Courses
25 courses
Average SAT score
1254
Average ACT score
29
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Khaki pants and polo shirt/button down)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 2
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
40% of students receive tuition assistance at an average award of $6000
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$6,000
Acceptance Rate
55%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Roderick D. Hinton
Admissions Associate
Caren Hoelker

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School Notes

  • St. Xavier High School welcomes students from all faiths, backgrounds and walks of life. The primary consideration for admission is the prospective student's academic ability as measured by the entrance examination and the candidate's prior academic record. Other admissions criteria include: - High scores on national standardized tests - Assessment of student engagement - Co-curricular involvement - Exceptional recommendations from English and math teachers

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,529 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,320
  • Acceptance rate: 55%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 2

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The average private school tuition in Cincinnati, OH is $8,497 for elementary schools and $15,780 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cincinnati, OH is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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