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Saint Francis Xavier Parish

Welcome To St. Francis Xavier School!

Academic excellence centered in the Catholic values of Prayer, Learning and Service.

 

GREAT NEWS FOR SFX & CATHOLIC SCHOOLS!

There has been a lot of buzz about an October 2022 Wall Street Journal article on Catholic Schools leading the nation in test scores, while making a difference in students' lives. If you have not had the chance to read it, you can read the WSJ article HERE.
 

STUDENT RETENTION AT SFX IS ABOVE THE NORM!

We are PROUD to report that the retention rate at St. Francis Xavier School in grades 1-7 from 21-21 to 22-23 is 96%.  This is ABOVE both the Archdiocese of Chicago and National norms. The average rate in schools in communities of similar income level as our was 92%.  The average retention rate for all school with the Archdiocese is 91%
 

AT SFX WE ARE KEEPING UP OUR BLUE RIBBON STANDARDS!

We are excited to report that the Fall iReady scores at St. Francis Xavier School are once again ABOVE the National Board of Education Blue Ribbon eligibility standards for 22-23 School Year in all grade levels in reading and math!  We are proud of our hard working students, talented faculty & staff along with our dedicated parents for working as a team to keep our achievement standards high!  St. Francis Xavier School was awarded our 2nd National Blue Ribbon Award for Excellence in Education in the fall of 2020. Schools are eligible to apply five years after being the recipient of the award.

 

PROSPECTIVE FAMILIES

PROSPECTIVE FAMILIES - MAY WE PROVIDE YOU WITH MORE INFORMATION ON OUR SCHOOL?   Click on the link below.  We will follow up with a digital Prospective Family Information Folder, and answers to your questions.  We understand what an important decision this is.  Our Advancement Director is here to help you every step of the way!  Questions?  Please email enrollment@sfxlg.org

2023-2024 ENROLLMENT:   The 2023-2024 Open Application period for families NEW to SFX School will start at the beginning of December!   Please click on the link and we will contact you with information on our Blue Ribbon School and enrollment information. 

 

 

 

 

COME TO THE OPEN HOUSE!  Sunday January 29, 2023

 

The SFX Open House is BACK!  Please mark your calendar for Sunday January 29, 2023!   Visit the teachers in the classrooms, and check out the Activities Fair in the gymnasium.  School tours will be available for prospective families!  

 

VIRTUAL SCHOOL TOUR

Experience the vibrant and engaging community of St. Francis Xavier School, LaGrange, IL, where FAITH, ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE, and SERVICE blend to develop each child’s potential; PreSchool through 8th grade. We welcome you to see our Falcon Pride in our SFX VIRTUAL SCHOOL TOUR.  "We Pray, We Learn, We Serve, We Play"

 

 

 

 

 

 

TWO TIME RECIPIENT - US DEPT OF EDUCATION "EXEMPLARY HIGH PERFORMING NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL"

 

         
 

For the second time, the United States Department of Education has recognized St Francis Xavier School, LaGrange IL as an EXEMPLARY HIGH PERFORMING NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL!  Click on the following links to hear what area educational and community leaders have to say about St. Francis Xavier School:   Archdiocese of Chicago, Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Nazareth Academy, Benet Academy, Lyons Township High School, Congressman Daniel Lipinski, Fenwick High School, LaGrange, IL Village President.  We encourage you to familiarize yourself with our school by liking and following current and past social media posts on Instagram @SFX.LG_SCHOOL, and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SFX.LG/   

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ANNUAL ST. FRANCIS XAVIER ALL-SCHOOL SERVICE DAY   Established in 2007 by a group of dedicated parent volunteers, our all-school Service Program exemplifies who we are as a school.  Throughout the school year, each grade has a service theme on which to focus its PRAYER, EDUCATION, ACTION and . . .

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