St Xavier High School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1831
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students1596 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade St Xavier High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers129 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
87%
Average Class Size25 students
Number of AP Courses25 courses
Average SAT score1254
Average ACT score29
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki pants and polo shirt/button down)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 2
Yearly Tuition Cost$13,320
Tuition Notes40% 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 DirectorRoderick D. Hinton
Admissions AssociateCaren Hoelker

Sports

Total Sports Offered23 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
CrewCross Country,
DanceDiving,
FencingFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseRugby,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,
WeightliftingWinter Track,
Wrestling

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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  • Cincinnati
    Archbishop Moeller High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 878 students
    7.4 miles
    9001 Montgomery Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45242
    (513)791-1680
    7.4 9-12
    878
  • Cincinnati
    Elder High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 868 students
    7.8 miles
    3900 Vincent Avenue
    Cincinnati, OH 45205
    (513)921-3744
    7.8 9-12
    868
  • Cincinnati
    La Salle High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 708 students
    5 miles
    3091 North Bend Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45239
    (513)741-3000
    5 9-12
    708
  • Cincinnati
    Grades: NS-12 | 870 students
    9.1 miles
    6905 Given Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45243
    (513)979-0220
    9.1 NS-12
    870
  • Cincinnati
    Cincinnati Junior Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-9 | 78 students
    3.7 miles
    3798 Clifton Ave
    Cincinnati, OH 45220
    (513)751-1255
    3.7 K-9
    78

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