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High Schools
St. Francis Xavier

St. Francis Xavier

Central Boarding Academy Partner


School Stats:

  • Founded in 1959

  • Total Enrollment: 525

  • Student: Teacher Ratio of 15:1

  • Average SAT: 1300

  • 35 AP/College Credit/Honors Courses


St. Francis Xavier High School (XHS), ranked in the Top 50 Catholic High Schools in the US by the Cardinal Newman Society, delivers a very high quality education combined with several supportive measures for international students. Approximately 70% of students earn college credit during high school with an average of 10 credits per student upon graduation.  Strong in Business, STEM, and Pre-Med students are sure to be prepared for university. The full Honors course offerings are a higher level calibre curriculum that will stand out on any college admission paperwork. 


XHS also offers plenty of clubs, sports, and activities for students, including:  hockey, powerlifting, and bowling.

Xavier’s Scholar Program is a fantastic way to build an extremely competitive college application. Students develop their passions in an academic field through an individualized course of learning and experience. Scholars work with faculty and community members to explore new ideas, to contribute to a body of research, and to create a network of community members who share expertise in the field. Qualifications, time lengths, and requirements vary for each program. Students may apply to be a Xavier Scholar in the spring of each school year; a student may only participate in one Scholar Program during high school. 

Overall Niche Grade: A

  • #1 Best Private K-12 Schools in Appleton Area by

  • #5 Best Private K-12 Schools in and #7 Best Catholic High Schools in Wisconsin by

  • Named a Top 50 Catholic High School in the United States (Catholic Honor Roll) for 12 consecutive years

  • Since 2000, Xavier has had 40 National Merit Scholar Finalists, 43 National Merit Commended Students, and 60 Kohl Scholarship Recipients

College Matriculation:

  • Harvard University

  • Yale University

  • Brown University

  • Boston University

  • Georgetown University

  • Notre Dame University

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

  • University of Michigan

  • University of California, Berkeley






• Cross Country • Football

• Soccer

• Basketball

• Bowling

• Hockey • Powerlifting • Wrestling

 Track & Field

• Baseball

• Golf

• Lacrosse

• Tennis


• Cross Country

• Volleyball

• Golf

• Tennis

• Basketball

• Bowling

• Hockey

• Dance

• Powerlifting

• Track & Field

• Lacrosse

• Softball

• Soccer


• Art Club

• Book Club

• Bowling Club

 Bowling Team

• Chinese Club

• Class Moderators

• Environmental Club

• Equestrian Club

• Future Business Leaders of


• Forensics

• International Club

• Key Club

• Link Crew

• Math League

• Mock Trial

• National Business Honor Society

• Photography Club

• Prom Committee

• Robotics Club

• Rock for Life Club

• Ski Club

• Spanish Club

• Spirit Think Tank

• Student Ambassador Club 

• Student Council

• Theater Club

• Venturing Crew

• World Language Honor


• Xavier National Honor Society

• Xavier Year Book

Application Process (to be completed one year in advance):


• Admissions Application

• English proficiency test: TOEFL,

  ELTiS or iTEP SLATE Plus

• Passport copy and I-94

• English-translated 8th grade -

  current year transcripts

• Billing and contact information 

• Skype or WeChat interview to

  demonstrate Proficient English


• Proof of medical insurance 

• Admissions Decision

Required Documents:

  • English Proficiency Test

  • Passport copy and I-94

  • School Transcripts

Exam Scores:

  • ELTiS: 233 or higher

  • TOEFL IBT : 60 or higher

  • iTEP SLATE: 4.5 or higher

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