"Saint Francis Xavier offers a warm and safe environment where the children feel respected and are encouraged. The faculty and staff genuinely care about the students. There is an overall family feeling among the entire school. The school body unites on a journey of faith and learning daily and throughout the year. This is a real gift and something you will not find at most other schools."
St. Francis Xavier Catholic School has been educating students since 1871 and is a place rich in tradition, and heavily invested in faith and family. With the help of our highly qualified, dedicated faculty and staff, St. Francis Xavier is a nurturing, supporting family environment where we educate our children for the world of tomorrow, as the students grow closer to God through their faith.
St. Francis Xavier Catholic School welcomes students of every religious belief, race and ethnic origin. Classes are offered from preschool through twelfth grade. Our class sizes are smaller, allowing for more teacher-student interaction and creative learning activities. We offer strong academics and a variety of extra-curricular activities including sports and academic teams. Our mission is to educate the whole person – body, mind, and spirit in Christian values in accordance with our Catholic faith tradition.
St. Francis Xavier Catholic School is fully accredited and is renowned as a dually accredited school. St. Francis Xavier was awarded and maintains accreditations by both the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Kansas State Department of Education.
Recognized by the United States Department of Education, the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, otherwise known as NCA, is a regional endorsement organization responsible for accrediting schools and colleges in nineteen of the North Central states.
All students at St. Francis Xavier Catholic School are provided with an exceptional education, challenged to achieve their personal best, use their God-given talents and become life-long learners. Our curriculum and programs of study are in place to give all students an opportunity to use their God-given talents and to stimulate a logical progression of intellectual development though analysis, reasoning, reflection and problem solving appropriate to each discipline of study.
Combined with our tradition of providing excellence in education to all, St. Francis Xavier students receive an authentic education that nurtures their spirit and heart. By participating in daily student-led school-wide prayer, daily religion classes, and weekly Masses, our students learn to cherish their faith. Because learning takes place beyond the classroom, service to our community is an integral component to our educational program and a valued part of our school curriculum.