St. Francis Xavier High School is a Catholic college preparatory school with a community where students can develop individual talents and strive for academic excellence in a world of ever-changing technology. St. Francis Xavier High School offers unique courses, not typically available at the high school level, in the subjects of Computer Applications, Mock Trial, Criminal Justice, 3D Design, Architectural Drafting, Statistics, Accounting and Marketing.
The academic wing includes a chapel, five computer labs, four science labs, a large guidance suite, and an expansive library media center. Each classroom is equipped with the latest in technology. The school’s performing arts center includes a 749-seat theater plus new rooms for band, chorus, drama and art.
Sports and Arts
St. Francis Xavier High School athletics has a rich tradition of success, and typically, well over half of the student body participates each year. St. Francis Xavier High School’s art program is also very impressive. The Xavier Theater Academy is an intensive learning / performance class geared toward dedicated, serious performers and technicians. Operating on a professional model under the direction of experienced staff and student interns, participants will learn about every aspect of theatrical production as they prepare for and present public performances of a Broadway musical at the end of the session.
Appleton, Wisconsin is situated along the Fox River, about 100 miles south of the city of Green Bay. The largest park has seven baseball/softball fields, playground equipment, an indoor ice skating rink, a sledding hill, a picnic pavilion, a catch and release fishing pond and B.B.Q. grills. It is a very active city hosting around 50 events every year ranging from music festivals to farmer's market at the area famous Houdini Plaza which also doubles as a park and meeting place for residents. The city also offers many sports, hiking, and biking trails that international students can take advantage of.
Appleton is found about 40 minutes southwest of Green Bay.
Area Population: 73,000
City Website: City of Appleton
Estimated Start Date: Late August
Estimated End Date: Early June
600 (7% international)
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University Acceptance Rate: 98%
Since 2000, Xavier has had 28 National Merit Scholar finalists, 28 National Merit Scholars commended students and 12 Kohl Scholarship recipients.
Closest International and Local Airports: Austin Straubel International Airport (GRB), Appleton International Airport (ATW)
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