Xavier High School Named to Advanced Placement School Honor Roll


College Board announced that Xavier High School has been named to the Advanced Placement® Program (AP®) School Honor Roll, earning silver distinction.

The AP School Honor Roll recognizes schools whose AP programs are delivering results for students while broadening access. Schools can earn this recognition annually based on criteria that reflect a commitment to increasing college-going culture, providing opportunities for students to earn college credit, and maximizing college readiness.

Xavier High School had 50% of seniors take at least one AP exam during high school, 86% of those seniors scored a three or higher on at least one AP exam, and 45% of those seniors took five or more AP exams!

Xavier High School by the Numbers in 2022-23

  • Graduation Rate for Class of 2023: 100%
  • National Merit Commended Students in the Class of 2023: 9
  • Number of AP, Honor and Distinction Scholars in the Class of 2023: 17
  • Renewable College Scholarships Awarded — Class of 2023: $6,045,648
  • AP Classes offered: 20

“Xavier graduates continue to share with us how well prepared they are for the rigors of college academia,” said Rick Misenti '72, Xavier President. “Teachers at Xavier provide the kind of instruction that has led to immense success for our graduates.” 

Additionally, an impressive 91% percent of the Class of 2023 took at least one University of Connecticut Early College Experience course to receive college credit during their time at Xavier.   

“AP represents an opportunity for students to stand out to colleges, earn college credit and placement, and potentially boost their grade point averages,” said Trevor Packer, head of the AP program.  “The schools have shown that they can expand access to these college-level courses and still drive high performance – they represent the best of our AP program.” 

College Board’s Advanced Placement® Program (AP®) enables students to pursue college-level studies—with the opportunity to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both—while still in high school. Through AP courses in 38 subjects, each culminating in a challenging exam, students learn to think critically, construct solid arguments, and see many sides of an issue—skills that prepare them for college and beyond.

Xavier High School is a top all-boys Catholic college preparatory school in Middletown, Connecticut. For the last 60 years, students at Xavier have experienced the most important years of their life growing in mind, body and spirit. We’re proud to build the leaders of tomorrow, today! Join the Xavier community and start making an investment in your future.

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