Applying to Xavier

What does it mean to be a part of the  Xavier community?

Everything. 

Xavier offers more. Every student, whether academically gifted, athletically inclined, musically talented or somewhere in between, can find their home at Xavier High School.
 
Students are able to participate in 18 sports, about 40 extracurricular clubs and activities, 20 Advanced Placement courses, and more UConn Early College Experience courses than any Catholic school in Connecticut.
 
We know you have a lot of choices, but we greatly appreciate your interest in Xavier High School.
 
Please see below for the required materials needed for admission. 
 
Applications for the Class of 2025 and transfer students are being accepted at this time. Applications for the Class of 2025 are due by November 23.
 
Freshman, Class of 2025 Applicants 

Application Form

Please click here to create an admissions account and complete the application form online. You can register to take the Entrance Exam when you complete the application form. A $50 application/testing fee is collected when completing this step in the process.

Entrance Exam

Xavier High School uses the HSPT for proper academic placement. The next test will be administered on November 24, 2020. 

Essay

We'd like to get to know you more. The essay is your chance to tell us of your interest in Xavier and the gifts and talents you will bring to the Xavier community. Once complete, upload the essay to the admissions portal. Click here for essay prompts.

 

Transcript

Report cards from Grades 6 and 7 with final grades and current Grade 8 report cards are required. Complete the Records Request Form and give to your son's current school.

 

Recommendations

Recommendations are required. We would like two recommendations from those who know your son best as a student. That could be a current or former teacher, principal, or guidance counselor. You can use the online admissions system to send recommendations digitally. Please click here to see our form for recommendations. 

 

Transfer Applicants

Application for Admission

Use this link to create an admissions account and complete the application online.

Essay

Once complete, upload the essay to your son's admissions account. Click here for essay prompts.

Final Grades from the past three years

Click here for record request form.

Recommendations

Recommendations are required. We would like two recommendations from those who know your son best as a student. That could be a current or former teacher, principal, or guidance counselor. You can use the online admissions system to send recommendations digitally. Please click here to see our form for recommendations. 

Interview

Interviews are required. During the application process, you will be interviewed by members of the Xavier High School faculty and staff.