About Xaverian

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  • Year Founded

    1963
    Xaverian Brothers High School is a Xaverian Brothers sponsored Catholic college preparatory school for boys in grades 7-12.
  • Suburban Campus

    36
    Xaverian Brothers High School is located on a beautiful 36-acre campus in Westwood, Massachusetts.
  • Alumni Worldwide

    10,000+
    More than 10,000 Xaverian alumni live around the world.

Student Information

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  • Number Currently Enrolled

    960
    960 students are currently enrolled.
  • Communities Represented

    101
    In the last five years, students have come from 101 communities in MA and RI.
  • College Acceptances

    192
    The 187 graduates of the Class of 2022 were accepted to 192 different universities and colleges.

Academics

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  • Academic Department Centers

    9
    Any student can meet with teachers in our academic department centers during his daily unstructured block or lunch.
  • AP Courses

    22
    22 Advanced Placement courses are offered to students, 2 of which are offered to freshmen.
  • Average Class Size

    20
    Average class size in the Francis Xavier Division. The average class size for Grades 9-12 is 22.
  • Collaborative Learning Spaces

    4
    4 collaborative learning spaces in the Ruth Kennedy Library.
  • Electives Offered

    47
    Elective courses offered to high school students.
  • Faculty Members with Graduate Degrees

    93%
    93% of Xaverian faculty members hold graduate degrees, with many either holding multiple master degrees or their Ph.D.
  • Science Labs

    6
    Students have access to state of the art technology in 6 science labs.
  • Student-Teacher Ratio

    13:1
    1 teacher for every 13 students ensures a more focused learning approach.
  • World Travel

    5
    5 programs offer our students international immersion opportunities through our world language and campus ministry departments.

Extracurriculars

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  • Clubs

    40+
    More than 40 clubs are offered to students.
  • Division-1 Sports

    17
    17 sports are offered to all students in grades 7-12. All sports offer non-cut teams in grades 7-8. 
  • Leadership and Faith

    90%
    90% of students choose to participate in campus ministry programs (leadership, service, community building, and faith formation), above and beyond the graduation requirement.
  • Recent State Championships

    10
    Hawks have earned 10 Division-1 Team State Championships since 2010, in addition to 24 team league championships in that same period.
  • Retreats Offered

    12+ 
    12+ retreats are offered to students in grades 7-12.
  • Service Programs

    45+
    There are 45+ formal community service opportunities each academic year.

Number of Students per Town

(as of 9/01/2022)

Xaverian is a Catholic, college-preparatory school for boys in grades 7-12. As an inclusive community, we embrace diverse experiences and perspectives, welcoming students and families from all faiths and backgrounds. Through exceptional academics, athletics, the arts, faith formation, and service opportunities, we help young men discover their unique gifts and talents so they can share them with a world in need.