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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 688 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,040
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Xavier High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for:

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
504 Plans
Year Founded
1998

Student Body

Total Students
688 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade
Xavier High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
62%
Average Class Size
22 students
Number of AP Courses
12 courses
List of Courses Offered
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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
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
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,000
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Cara Joens

Sports

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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 688 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,040
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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