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  • St. Xavier is the largest all-male Jesuit high school among the 59 in the United States of America.
  • St. Xavier is the fourth oldest Jesuit institution in the United States - founded in 1831 with Xavier University.
  • St. Xavier alumni are known as The Long Blue Line. The Long Blue Line has more than 18,000 living alumni residing in every state in America and several foreign countries.
  • St. X faculty and staff includes more than 40 members who are also alumni.
  • St. X's alumni directory lists 511 living graduates as medical doctors or dentists, 624 as attorneys, and 610 as engineers.
  • St. Xavier’s campus extends 110-acres.
  • St. Xavier is the largest all-male Catholic high school in Ohio.
  • 1,600 young men are enrolled at St. Xavier High School for the 2013-14 academic year.
  • Average class size at St. Xavier is 25.
  • Student to teacher ratio is 15:1.
  • St. Xavier's faculty consists of 120 full-time teachers.
  • Six Jesuits are involved in teaching and administration at St. Xavier.
  • About 80 percent of the students enrolled at St. Xavier are Roman Catholic.
  • About 20 percent of St. Xavier students come from faith backgrounds including, but not limited to, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish and Muslim.
  • More than 99 percent of St. Xavier graduates go on to attend a 4-year university or college.
  • Eighty-four percent of the graduating Class of 2013 received some form of academic, service and/or athletic scholarship.
  • Total scholarships dollars for the class of 2013 reached more than $49 million.
  • 22 advanced placement courses are offered in seven subject areas. Taking these courses gives students college credit prior to enrollment into college.
  • St. Xavier is routinely one of the top high schools in the area with students named National Merit Semifinalists, Achievement Scholars and Commended Students, including 18 Semifinalists, and 29 Commended Students in 2011-12.
  • The freshman class of 2017 includes students from 89 different schools, including 60 Catholic or private schools, 29 public districts and several home-schooled students.
  • St. Xavier will award $3.2 million in tuition assistance to 32 percent of its students for the 2013-14 academic year, with an average gift of $5,500.
  • 11 computer labs are available with more than 330 computers dedicated for student use, including email, internet and message boards.
  • Every classroom is equipped with SmartCart technology.
  • 110 clubs and organizations are available to students at St. Xavier including intramurals and athletics - ranging from politics to publications, from engineering to languages, from student government to liturgical music.
  • More than 75 percent of the St. Xavier student body voluntarily participates in community service activities.
  • Athletic conference affiliation: Greater Catholic League (GCL). Other members include: Alter, Badin, Carroll, Chaminade-Julienne, Elder, Fenwick, LaSalle, McNicholas, Moeller, Purcell Marian and Roger Bacon.
  • 17 Ohio High School Athletic Association Division I athletic programs – baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, football, golf, hockey, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, swimming & diving, tennis, track, volleyball, water polo and wrestling.
  • Intramural athletic programs in golf, soccer, basketball, volleyball, football, homerun derby and bowling.
  • More than half of our interscholastic athletic teams have won state championships; Bomber teams have earned 46 state championships, tops in Ohio.

School Events

  • April, 2014
    • 04-16 End-of-Lent Mass Berning gym
    • 04-16 Varsity A Tennis vs. Turpin High School (Away) 4:00 PMTurpin
    • 04-16 Varsity Baseball vs. LaSalle High School (Home) 5:00 PMBaseball South
    • 04-16 Spring General Meeting 6:00 PM to 8:30 PMCafeteria
    • 04-16 Varsity Lacrosse vs. Lexington Catholic High S (Home) 7:00 PMSt. Xavier High School
    • 04-17 Queen City Foundation R.A.I.S.E Meeting 6:00 PM to 8:00 PMSt. Xavier High School
    • 04-19 Varsity Baseball - Ryle High School (Home) 11:00 AMBaseball South
    • 04-21 Music Trip


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