About Xaverian

List of 3 items.

  • 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

    950+
    More than 950 students currently are currently enrolled.
  • Communities Represented

    70+
    More than 70 communities are represented by the student body.
  • College Acceptance Rate

    98%
    98% of last year's graduating class was accepted by a four-year college.

Academics

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  • Academic Department Centers

    8
    Any student can meet with teachers in our 8 academic department centers during his daily unstructured block.
  • AP Courses

    19
    19 Advanced Placement courses are offered to students, 2 of which are offered to freshmen.
  • AP Scholar Honor Students

    74
    74 students earned AP scholar honors in 2016.
  • Average Class Size

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

    62
    62 elective courses are offered to students.

  • Faculty Members

    78
    Xaverian teachers are committed to their calling and to their students’ success.
  • Faculty Members with Graduate Degrees

    90%
    More than 90% of Xaverian faculty members hold graduate degrees, with many either holding multiple master degrees, pursuing their PhD, or already having accomplished their PhD.
  • Science Labs

    6
    Xaverian now has 6 science labs.
  • Student-Teacher Ratio

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

Extracurriculars

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  • Division-1 Sports

    17
    17 Division-1 sports are offered, all with non-cut teams for Francis Xavier Division students. Eight are non-cut for grades 9-12.
  • Extracurricular Activities

    50+
    More than 50 extracurricular activities are offered to students in grades 7-12.
  • International Programs

    5
    5 programs offer our students international immersion opportunities through our World Language and Campus Ministry Departments.
  • Recent State Championships

    11
    Hawks have earned 11 State Championships since 2010 including Baseball, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Skiing, and Ultimate Disc. 

  • Retreats Offered

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

    18+
    More than 18 service programs are offered to students.
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.