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St. Francis Xavier School
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Math
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School Incidents
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Reading
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Attendance
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School Details

  • School TypePrivate Catholic
  • Grade LevelsPreK-8
  • Waiting List Size5
  • Enrollment208
  • PrincipalMiss Dolores Butler
  • Phone Number215-763-6564
  • School EmailAPFranX032@aol.com
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (7, 32, 48)
  • Address 641 North 24th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
  • NeighborhoodFairmount
  • Fax215-236-2818
  • TuitionParishioner: $4,665; Non-parishioner: $5,710; Pre-K full day: $5,965; Pre-K half day: $4,915
  • Application DeadlineAugust 6th, 2018
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Mission

Saint Francis Xavier is a parish primary school of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia comprising a pre-K through 8th grade program. We are pledged to maintain and constantly improve an excellent academic program that encourages our students to be...

Saint Francis Xavier is a parish primary school of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia comprising a pre-K through 8th grade program. We are pledged to maintain and constantly improve an excellent academic program that encourages our students to be devout Catholics who are well equipped intellectually for the vocation to which they are called by God. Please call to arrange a visit!

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Points of Pride

University of Pennsylvania Distributed Leadership School; Since 2010, graduates have earned entrance and over $600,000 in scholarships into top schools such as Haverford, Shipley, St. Joseph’s Prep, and Mount St. Joseph Academy, etc.; Scholarships...

University of Pennsylvania Distributed Leadership School; Since 2010, graduates have earned entrance and over $600,000 in scholarships into top schools such as Haverford, Shipley, St. Joseph’s Prep, and Mount St. Joseph Academy, etc.; Scholarships and Awards: 10 Neumann Scholars, 2 St. John Vianney Scholars, and 23 Josephine C. Connelly Achievement Awardees recognized by the Connelly Foundation for outstanding accomplishment; Advanced Math Program – Grades 4 through 8; Well-rounded curriculum includes Music, Art, and Library in addition to standard academic subjects; Strong commitment to technology in the classroom includes “First in Math” program; Partnership with Philadelphia Museum of Art; Student choir, Spanish Language Classes, CYO sports program, Junior Flower Show, Reading Olympics, Yearbook, After-school Programs, After-school CARES program; Learning to Row Program with Malta Boat Club; Diverse student community comes from throughout the city, suburbs, and NJ; Annual Father/Daughter Dance; Family Bingo

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Admissions Policy

Parents or guardians must submit the following: child's immunization record, birth certificate, baptismal certificate (if applicable), current report card and current standardized testing scores.

Parents or guardians must submit the following: child's immunization record, birth certificate, baptismal certificate (if applicable), current report card and current standardized testing scores.

Safety & Culture

All visitors must enter through the main door, which is equipped with a camera. All visitors must report to the main office. No one is allowed to visit a classroom without permission from the principal. Outside doors are locked at all times.

All visitors must enter through the main door, which is equipped with a camera. All visitors must report to the main office. No one is allowed to visit a classroom without permission from the principal. Outside doors are locked at all times.

Accreditations & Honors

Pennsylvania Department of Education; Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools / Commission on Elementary Schools Accreditation - May 4, 2017

Pennsylvania Department of Education; Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools / Commission on Elementary Schools Accreditation - May 4, 2017

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 23.7%
White 59.1%
Hispanic 9.1%
Asian 3.8%
Other 4.3%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 54.8%
Male Students 45.2%

Special Education

Special Ed 1.6%

Gifted Education

Gifted 2.7%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 1.6%

Students Per Grade

Enrollment Pre K
20
Kindergarten Students
28
1st Grade Students
27
2nd Grade Students
26
3rd Grade Students
22
4th Grade Students
22
5th Grade Students
20
6th Grade Students
13
7th Grade Students
12
8th Grade Students
18
Total Students
208

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Choir,
  • School Musicals

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Softball,
  • Cross Country,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Art; Music; Philadelphia Museum of Art Program; CYO Sports: Boys' Basketball and Softball (Grades 6-8); Girls' Basketball, Softball (Grades 6-8); Learning to Row Program (Gades 7 & 8 Boys); After Care Program; After school Programs,...

Art; Music; Philadelphia Museum of Art Program; CYO Sports: Boys' Basketball and Softball (Grades 6-8); Girls' Basketball, Softball (Grades 6-8); Learning to Row Program (Gades 7 & 8 Boys); After Care Program; After school Programs, Music Lessons

Language Programs

  • French,
  • Spanish

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association,
  • Parents School Advisory,
  • Parents Classroom Volunteers

Parent Involvement

Parents have opportunities to help with various events and activities sponsored by the school and parish.

Parents have opportunities to help with various events and activities sponsored by the school and parish.

Before and After Care

  • After Care,
  • Extended Programming

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