St Xavier High School

  • St Xavier High School serves 1346 students in grades 9-12 and is a member of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA), the Other religious school association(s) and the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).
  • The student:teacher of St Xavier High School is 11:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Roman Catholic.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1864
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2016

Student Body

Total Students1,346 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 9%
Students by Grade St Xavier High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers121 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size23 students
Number of AP Courses22 courses
Average SAT score1179
Average ACT score23
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Shirt $ Tie required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,600
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
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  • Louisville
    De Sales High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 319 students
    4.7 miles
    425 Kenwood Dr
    Louisville, KY 40214
    (502) 368-6519
    4.7 9-12
    319
  • Louisville
     Trinity High School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1218 students
    4.8 miles
    4011 Shelbyville Road
    Louisville, KY 40207
    (502) 893-7625
    4.8 9-12
    1218
  • Louisville
     Ascenson
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 203 students
    6.1 miles
    4600 Lynnbrook Drive
    Louisville, KY 40220
    (502) 451-2535
    6.1 K-8
    203

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