Xaverian High School

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Xaverian High School
Xaverian High School - Brooklyn.jpg
"The Truth Shall Make You Free." (John 8:32)
7100 Shore Road
New York City (Bay Ridge, Brooklyn), New York, 11209
United States
Coordinates 40°38′12″N 74°2′10″W / 40.63667°N 74.03611°W / 40.63667; -74.03611Coordinates: 40°38′12″N 74°2′10″W / 40.63667°N 74.03611°W / 40.63667; -74.03611
Type Private
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic;
Xaverian Brothers
Established 1957
President Robert Alesi
Grades 6-12
Color(s) Blue and Gold         
Athletics conference Catholic High School Athletic Association
Mascot Clipper Ship/Pirate
Team name Clippers
Accreditation Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
Admissions Director Mark Spelman '92
Athletic Director Anthony Mancusi '96
Dean of Middle School Patricia McEvoy
Director of Advancement Vincent P. Torti

Xaverian is a private Catholic school located in Brooklyn, NY. Grades 9-12 offer a premier college prep program for boys and Grades 6-8 are co-ed.

The school was founded in 1957 by the Xaverian Brothers.[2] The school is a member of the Catholic High School Athletic Association (CHSAA). Xaverian is governed by a President and Board of Trustees. It is operated independently of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn. Many Xaverian graduates join the New York Police Department, New York City Fire Department and the United States Military. Xaverian is well connected to the safety and history of New York City, on September 11th 2001, the terrorist attacks claimed the lives of twenty one Xaverian graduates. Most working in the offices of Cantor Fitzgerald and including four New York City firefighters who responded to the call on that day. All were lost and a memorial was dedicated to all twenty one graduates including the four firefighters outside the school off of Shore Road and 71st street. On March 5th, 2015, the Board of Trustees made a decision to incorporate co-education to the high school, begginning in 2016. The school's firstt boys and girls class will be admitted for the 2016-2017 school year.

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