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Why Attend St. Francis Xavier School

  • Environment

    Your child will feel comfortable in our nurturing and supportive environment and will get the attention he/she needs with our outstanding faculty and small class sizes.  St. Francis Xavier School has an outstanding faculty.  Our students are taught by certified, committed, compassionate and dedicated teachers who have the ability to touch the hearts and minds of children.

    Education

    We offer a rigorous curriculum that is designed to meet or exceed the curriculum established by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We achieve excellent academic results by inspiring our students to be confident learners. Our students and faculty are held to high standards so that every child has the opportunity to reach his or her potential.  Our students scored Above Average in both reading and math on the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) nationwide standardized achievement test.

    Our graduates consistently receive acceptance and scholarships to many of the most competitive and prestigious high schools. All of the high schools speak highly of the “preparedness” of St. Francis Xavier students. Michael Brennan, Vice Principal of Student Affairs at BC High says - “St. Francis Xavier students are well-prepared for BC High’s competitive academic requirements. These students are very good test takers and are highly skilled in reading and writing.”

    Faith

    Faith formation is a part of everything we do. We are first and foremost a Catholic school and our core values are grounded in academic excellence and a Catholic identity. Sound coverage of core Catholic doctrine Daily prayers. Regular, school-wide celebration of the Mass.

    Technology

    We offer state-of-the-art technology. Our computer lab and our classrooms provide each student with up-to-date technology for research and interactive learning. Filters, content controls and a responsible use policy help protect students while online and reinforce respect for boundaries.

    Enrichment Activities

    Enrichment Activities offered to encourage each student to discover their passions. Our students have an abundance of opportunity to explore their interests beyond the classroom. Our Fine Arts Department provides opportunities to explore music and drama.  Our Before and After School program offers a variety of enrichment activities for children from pre-k to grade 8. We have interscholastic basketball programs for boys and girls and grades 3 – 8.

    Community Service

    Community service is an integral part of our tradition including: 

    • Walk for Mercy 
    • Hats for Long Island Shelter
    • Operation Christmas Child
    • Celebrating Christmas with Weymouth Youth and Family Services

    Tuition

    We have lower tuition rates than other local Catholic Schools. This is particularly true for families with more than one child in the school.

    Accreditation

    We are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)