Xaverian High School
|Xaverian High School|
7100 Shore Road
|Motto||"The Truth Shall Make You Free." (John 8:32)|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic;|
|Chaplain||Fr. Sean Suckiel|
|Student to teacher ratio||15:1|
|Color(s)||Blue and Gold|
|Athletics conference||Catholic High School Athletic Association|
|Accreditation||Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Affiliation||National Catholic Educational Association|
|Admissions Director||Mark Spelman '92|
|Athletic Director||Anthony Mancusi '96|
|Dean of Middle School||Patricia McEvoy|
|Director of Advancement||Vincent P. Torti|
Xaverian High School is a private Catholic high school located in Brooklyn, NY. Grades 9-12 offer a college prep program and grades 6-8 are a middle school.
The school was founded in 1957 by the Xaverian Brothers. 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. As of October 2017 the school had a total student population of 1,045. 769 students identified as White/Caucasian, 149 as Hispanic/Latino, 68 as Black/African American, 41 as Asian/Pacific Islander, 2 as Native American/Alaskan Native, 1 as Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, and 15 as two or more races. On March 5, 2015, the Board of Trustees made a decision to incorporate co-education to the high school, beginning in 2016. The school's first boys and girls class has been admitted for the 2016-2017 school year. Xaverian High School also has a sister school located in Bruges, Belgium called the Sint-Franciscus-Xaveriusinstituut and maintains a yearly cultural exchange program with the school allowing exchange students to come to New York City in the fall and Xaverian students to go to Belgium in the winter.
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