Facts & Figures

  • 120 Faculty Members
  • 8 Guidance Counselors
  • 1 Learning Differences Coordinator
  • 4 Campus Ministers
  • 11:1 Student/Teacher Ratio
  • Average Class Size - 18
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools
  • Accredited by the Kentucky Department of Education
  • Member, National Catholic Educational Association
  • Member, National Association of Independent Schools
  • Member, National Association of College Admissions Counselors
  • Member, The College Board
  • 4 U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Awards (1984, 1989, 1993, 2016)
  • Siemens Foundation Award for Advanced Placement
  • ACT Award for Excellence in Mathematics
  • Serves students from Jefferson County and 13 additional surrounding counties in Kentucky and Southern Indiana
  • Students are admitted based on academic achievement and promise, as indicated by the STS Placement Exam and middle school performance
  • Voted Best Private High School in Louisville by Louisville Magazine in 2016

Advanced Placement Courses:

  • 28 Official College Board Advanced Placement (AP) courses offered
  • 307 students took 758 AP exams in 2018
  • 91.5% of those students earned qualifying scores for college credit in 2018. This is well above the state average (53%) and global average (61.3%).
  • 141 students taking exams in 2018 were recognized as AP Scholars by the College Board's Advanced Placement Program, with 16 earning national distinction.

2018 Graduation Statistics:

  • More than $38.7 million in college scholarships received
  • 19 students recognized by the National Merit Corporation
  • 12 Kentucky Governor's Scholars
  • 27,752 service hours performed by the seniors

Policy on Non-Discrimination:

Saint Xavier High School admits qualified students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities accorded to its students. Saint Xavier High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in directing our educational policies, admission policies, tuition assistance programs, or athletic and other school programs.