Xavier High School

  • As a Catholic, college preparatory school sponsored by the Xaverian Brothers, Xavier endeavors to form a man who is challenged academically, spiritually alive, physically sound, and technologically aware.
  • Our academic, religious, service, athletic and extracurricular programs are constructed to reflect a community centered on Judeo-Christian values.
  • Members of the Xavier community support each student in his growth as a human being.
  • Xavier instills in each student a sense of responsibility for using his God given talents and gifts to the best of his ability.
  • Be a man is the motto of Xavier High School, summing up the educational mission of our school.
  • This motto is central to our philosophy, and is reflected in how we work with students to realize maturity and the dignity of the human spirit.
  • To achieve this goal we guide all students in educational and vocational needs, helping them prepare for college, for work, and above all, for life itself.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationAfrican Methodist Episcopal
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students662 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Xavier High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses18 courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes14600 Diocese of Norwich; 14900 Outside of Diocese of Norwich; 15100 Non-Catholic
Admissions DirectorMr. Nicholas Grasso.
Admissions AssociateMr. Brendan Bell

Sports

Total Sports Offered19 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Riflery, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
RiflerySailing,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,
WeightliftingWinter Track,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Ambassadors Club; Art Club; Astronomy Club; Classic Car Club; Columbian Squires; Debate Club; Drama Club/School Musical; Engineering Club; Environthon Club; E-Sports; Fishing Club; Gaming Club; Italian Club; Math Team; Model Congress; Model Court; Model U

School Notes

  • As a Catholic, college preparatory school sponsored by the Xaverian Brothers, Xavier endeavors to form a man who is challenged academically, spiritually alive, physically sound, and technologically aware. Our academic, religious, service, athletic and extracurricular programs are constructed to reflect a community centered on Judeo-Christian values. Members of the Xavier community support each student in his growth as a human being. Xavier instills in each student a sense of responsibility for using his God given talents and gifts to the best of his ability. Be a man is the motto of Xavier High School, summing up the educational mission of our school. This motto is central to our philosophy, and is reflected in how we work with students to realize maturity and the dignity of the human spirit. To achieve this goal we guide all students in educational and vocational needs, helping them prepare for college, for work, and above all, for life itself.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Xavier High School is an excellent source of Catholic teaching and formation. The motto of the school is to "be a man," and through its academics, athletics, and clubs, Xavier High School forms men out of its students. The bond between students grows as the morning classroom shifts to the afternoon lunch table to the evening athletics. Xavier challenges young minds with a rigorous curriculum. You will never be bored at Xavier High School.
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5  
As a senior and look back at my years so far, I can safely safe that Xavier did prepare me well for academics in college. The school's strong curriculum has formed many successful people, such as my cousin who graduated a few years ago. Xavier also very faith based which is visible through every teacher at this school, in how they show tremendous care for each and every student. I would definitely recommend sending your son to this school.
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The academics at Xavier are truly top-notch. All the teachers go out of the way to make sure you are doing well in their class and at Xavier as a whole. The administration really cares about each student; close relationships between the Deans/Principal/Headmaster and individual students are quite common and a welcomed occurrence.Xavier has pretty much every extracurricular activity one might think of, and if we don't have it, you can make it. The quality of clubs, athletics, and other activities is often unparalleled compared to other schools due to the great and long-term success of teams and the extremely high-ranking and competitive nature of the clubs.
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