The grade 7-8 application deadline is Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Applications submitted after the admission deadline will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact the Xaverian admissions office at or 781-326-6392 with any questions or concerns.

List of 9 items.

  • Application

    You can complete the application form using your Ravenna Admissions Account. The form will collect information on the applicant, family, and current school.
  • Student Essay

    The student essay can be completed using your Ravenna Admissions Account.

    The essay allows our admissions committee to learn more about you. There are five questions presented, and you are asked to pick three. Each response should be at least 100 words in length. It is important to our school that students answer the essay questions without help from other family members. 
  • Entrance Exam

    We will offer the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) on our campus on Nov 16 and Dec 7. You must register through the link above to reserve a seat. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. and testing runs from 8:30-11:30 (sometimes testing runs later than expected due to scheduled breaks).

    Please note, you can take the ISEE anywhere you like. If you are taking the exam elsewhere, you can send your scores to Xaverian by using our school code: 570431. 

    If you need to set up a makeup exam, please contact us at 781-326-6392 or
  • Official Transcript

    Please print a transcript release form using Ravenna

    Fill out the form and hand it to your current school's registrar or main office. Your school will send official transcripts directly to our admissions office. Please note, it is normal for schools to mail or deliver transcripts after our admissions deadline, so please allow our office time for processing.
  • Evaluations/Recommendations

    The following items are required parts of our application process. Please use your Ravenna account to send the forms to your current teachers and administrator/counselor. Like official transcripts, these forms are sometimes completed after our admissions deadline, so please allow our office time for processing. 

    1. Administrator/Counselor Evaluation
    2. English Teacher Recommendation
    3. Math Teacher Recommendation

    If you would like to submit additional letters of recommendation, please direct them to or our mailing address:

    Attn: Admissions
    Xaverian Brothers High School
    800 Clapboardtree Street
    Westwood, MA 02090
  • Student Interview

    A student interview is a required part of our grade 7-8 application process. To schedule an interview, please click here or call our office at 781-326-6392. 

    Your interview will be conducted by a member of the Xaverian community, which includes teachers, counselors, campus ministers, administrators, and admissions staff. Parents will have an opportunity to meet with the interviewer and are encouraged to ask questions. Please forward a copy of your son's most recent report card or progress report to the interview, as this will help the interviewer understand what subjects you would like to pursue at Xaverian.
  • Financial Aid

    All students are welcome to apply for need-based financial aid before the January 15 deadline. We are committed to providing a Xaverian education to every qualified young man, regardless of financial need. 

    Last year, 46% of all Xaverian families received tuition assistance grants. The average annual cost for families receiving tuition assistance is $11,500. In total, we awarded over $4 million in financial aid and academic scholarships. For more information, please visit our tuition assistance page.
  • Decisions

    We will release admissions and financial aid decisions to grade 7-8 applicants on Monday, March 2, 2020 unless additional information is needed. Late applications will be considered on a space-availability basis. Please contact our office with any questions or concerns.
  • Non-Discrimination Policy

    Xaverian Brothers High School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, or creed to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion or creed in the administration of its education policies, scholarship and financial aid programs and athletic and other school-administered programs.
A private, Catholic, college preparatory day school for boys in grades 7-12. The Boston area prep school offers a rigorous academic curriculum, a well-developed campus ministry program focused on faith, character, and leadership, and a proud athletic tradition featuring competitive Division 1 high school athletics in the Catholic Conference.