Xavier High School

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Some new Sons of Xavier from the Class of 2016 after graduating from St. Patrick's Cathedral.
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Some new Sons of Xavier from the Class of 2016 after graduating from St. Patrick's Cathedral.
  • At Xavier, we have a long tradition, since 1847, of helping young men grow intellectually, spiritually, and physically.
  • Our roots as a Jesuit, Catholic school commit us to guiding our students to be Men for Others who work for the greater glory of God and the betterment of the world.
  • It is a bold mission, but one that, when undertaken wholeheartedly, yields magnificent results.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1847

Student Body

Total Students1080 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 29%
Students by GradeXavier High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size24 students
Number of AP Courses19 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government & Politics, AP Computer Science, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP European History, AP Italian, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Spanish, AP Studio Art, AP US Government & Politics, AP US History, AP World History
Average SAT score1160
Average ACT score25
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Blue Blazer or School Sweater, blue or white dress shirt, tie, & khaki pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost$18,500
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant$8,275
Acceptance Rate
40%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSteven Noga
Admissions AssociateWilliam Maloney
Endowment Size$50 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered17 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Riflery, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
Drill TeamFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseRiflery,
RugbySoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldWinter Track,
Wrestling

School Notes

  • Since 1847, Xavier has offered a transformative education capable of helping young men of competence, conscience, and compassion to grow holistically--to be young men open to growth, intellectually competent, loving, religious, and committed to doing justice.  Our Jesuit roots commit us to guiding our students to become Men for Others, critically minded young men who work to bring love, justice, and mercy into action for the greater glory of God. We love that this is our bold mission, but one that when undertaken wholeheartedly yields magnificent results.
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