Skip to Main Content

Xavier High School

St. Francis Xavier Catholic High School is a co-educational, fully accredited learning community which prepares students for success as leaders in college, career and the Church. With a focus on critical thinking, strong written and oral communication, and developing positive relationships, the curriculum is designed to develop the entire person - academically, emotionally, socially and spiritually. A tradition of academic excellence blends with a strong sense of community and support for one another to produce graduates who positively impact the world using Jesus Christ as their model.

Xavier High School students in prayer garden

Our high school offers the best of independent and Catholic School traditions.

Xavier High School
1600 W Prospect Ave
Appleton WI 54914

Summer Hours (June 5 - August 15)
Monday - Thursday from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm | Friday from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Photo of Mike Mauthe

Mike Mauthe

Principal XHS

The product of a lifetime of Catholic education, Mike Mauthe grew up in Menasha, gradua...

Photo of Matthew Parish

Matthew Parish

Associate Principal XHS

Matt is thrilled to be serving the Xavier community. He was born and raised in Wyoming ...

House System

There's no challenge too big with a trust community surrounding you! Students randomly choose a "House" that will act as their social support network for the next four years.  The student body is divided into four houses, with each house having six smaller co-ed, multi-grade, and student-led mentor groups. Weekly challenges consist of participation opportunities as well as physical and academic challenges. Goals of the House System include:

  • From pratical thinking to personal skills, the care provided by the "House" offers students guidance and support
  • Brings upper and lower classmen together
  • Provides a faith-filled community of support from freshman year through graduation
  • Provides meaningful opportunities for student leadership

"What Our Community Says"

"We are both alumni of Xavier, and know what an amazing place it is which is why we are so grateful to have our kids there!  Xavier allows our children to experience faith every day and reminds us of our ultimate goal, to get to Heaven. We also appreciate the  excellent education, strong families, and caring staff.  As parents, we are the primary teachers of our Catholic faith to our kids, but we love the reinforcement and new ideas that Xavier provides so that as a family we can follow Jesus in our daily lives. "

Dan and Joy Des Jardins '97
Current Xavier Parents

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

September 27

School Mass-Marquette Campus

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

September 28
September 29

This site provides information using PDF, visit this link to download the Adobe Acrobat Reader DC software.