Xavier University Preparatory School

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Xavier University Preparatory School
Xavier Prep
5116 Magazine Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70115
United States
Coordinates 29°55′13″N 90°6′37″W / 29.92028°N 90.11028°W / 29.92028; -90.11028Coordinates: 29°55′13″N 90°6′37″W / 29.92028°N 90.11028°W / 29.92028; -90.11028
School type Private, All-Girls
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1915
Founder St. Katharine Drexel
Status Closed
Closed 2013
President Joesph Peychaud Jr.
Principal Cheryllyn Branche
Chaplain Ramona Ragas
Grades 712
Age range 12-18
Average class size 25
Language Spanish, Latin
Hours in school day 8
Color(s) Gold, White and Black             
Song "In the Crescent Bend"
Athletics Basketball, Volleyball, Cross Country, Softball, Flag Football (seniors only)
Mascot Yellow Jackets
Team name Yellow Jackets
Rival St. Mary's Cougars
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Tuition $5,750
Athletic Director Don McGhee, Coach Lawrence

Xavier University Preparatory School was a private, Roman Catholic high school in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans.


Xavier Prep was established in 1915 by Saint Katharine Drexel. It was closed in 2013.[2] Alumni then purchased the school building and reopened it as St. Katharine Drexel Preparatory School the same year.

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  1. ^ SACS-CASI. "SACS-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  2. ^ "Xavier Prep in New Orleans to close at end of current academic year". nola.com. Retrieved 2015-10-03. 

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