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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supported504 Plans
Year Founded1998

Student Body

Total Students738 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 13%
Students by GradeXavier High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
62%
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesArt, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Economics, Language and Composition, Literary Analysis, Physics, Spanish, Statistics, U.S. Government, United States History,
Average SAT score1360
Average ACT score24

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,040
Tuition NotesTuition includes $100 technology fee. Non-parish tuition is $8795. Need based assistance is available for all students who qualify.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCara Joens

Sports

Total Sports Offered17 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingFootball,
GolfRiflery,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

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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    Grades: NS-12 | 202 students
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    3636 Cottage Grove Ave Se
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
    (319)366-7462
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The average private school tuition in Iowa is $3,735 for elementary schools and $8,427 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Iowa is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).