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

    975+
    More than 975 students are currently enrolled.
  • Communities Represented

    91
    In the last five years, students have come from 91 communities in MA and RI. 
  • College Acceptance Rate

    100%
    100% of last year's graduating class who applied to 4-year colleges were accepted. 98% of the class enrolled.

Academics

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  • Academic Department Centers

    9
    Any student can meet with teachers in our 9 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.
  • 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
    47 elective courses are offered to students.

  • Faculty Members with Graduate Degrees

    92%
    92% 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

    6
    6 programs offer our students international immersion opporunities through our world language and campus ministry departments.

Extracurriculars

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  • 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. 
  • Extracurricular Activities

    40+
    More than 40 extracurricular activities are offered to students in grades 7-12.
  • 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

    9
    Hawks have earned 9 Division-1 Team State Championships since 2008, in addition to 23 team league championships in that same period.

  • Retreats Offered

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

    48
    There are 48 formal community service opportunities each academic year.
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.