Xavier High School
- The mission of Xavier High School is to develop the total person in a Catholic environment.
- Xavier High School is a part of the tradition and mission of the Roman Catholic Church and the Archdiocese of Dubuque.
- As a part of that tradition we are committed to proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus in a Catholic faith-filled environment that motivates each student, staff member, parent/guardian and supporter to share in that mission; developing each person's spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional, and physical gifts; respecting each individual person's unique value and talents; building God's Kingdom through service to our community, nurturing family relationships, and modeling Christ in our everyday actions; creating an atmosphere of justice and trust through embracing the Gospel in our decisions and actions; fostering stewardship through personal commitment, responsibility, and accountability to one another and to our world; and providing a learning atmosphere where creativity and innovation are honored and celebrated.
Xavier High School places among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for:
- Category Attribute
- Advanced Degrees Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees
- Student Body Largest student body
- Sports offered Most sports offered
- Extracurriculars Most extracurriculars offered
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||504 Plans|
|Total Students||738 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 13%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||50 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||15:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||22 students|
|Number of AP Courses||12 courses|
|Advanced Courses||Art, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Economics, Language and Composition, Literary Analysis, Physics, Spanish, Statistics, U.S. Government, United States History|
|Average SAT score||1360|
|Average ACT score||24|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$5,040|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition includes $100 technology fee. Non-parish tuition is $8795. Need based assistance is available for all students who qualify.|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$2,000|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Cara Joens|
|Total Sports Offered||17 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,|
Cross Country, Dance,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||26 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Art Club, Drama, Intramurals, Jazz Band, Junior Achievement, Key Club, Knowledge Olympics, Liturgy Committee, Liturgy Singers, Marching Band, Math Club, Model U.N., National Honor Society, Newspaper, Quiz Bowl, Robotics Club, Science Club, Show Choir, Spanish Club, Speech, Student Senate, Students Against Destructive Decisions, Thespians, World Food Prize, Xavier Ambassadors, Yearbook|
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