ST. FRANCIS XAVIER

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4715 N CENTRAL AVE
PHOENIX, AZ 85012
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Phone: 602-266-5364
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 0
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Catholic
  • Grades: Preschool - 8th Grade
  • District: Diocese Of Phoenix
  • Students/Teacher: 26:1
  • Students/Grade: 65
  • Number Students: 650
  • Number Teachers: 25
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: NOT REPORTED
  • Principal: Ms Kim Cavnar
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School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (22 ratings)
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    School Reviews (19 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-01-27
    "Other than a few pretty buildings, there isn't much that separates this school from other Catholic, charter, or public schools. In fact, you will get more rigor in the curriculum and a more welcoming culture at most public schools and definitely at other Catholic schools than here. The favoritism is blatant and the brutal gossiping from the administrative "team" is quite unprofessional. I agree that the teachers are incredibly stressed and overworked. Student discipline is arbitrary and, unfortunately, the principal although quite good at marketing has limited experience in early childhood development and elementary curriculum. Send your child to another Catholic School. They'll still get into Brophy or XCP if that's what your goals are. At the very least, they'll be loved for who they are as opposed to the money your family can contribute to the school/parish."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-09-06
    "I would have given this school four stars a few years ago. The only thing missing back then was a little stronger academic rigor. Since constructing the new school, tuition has inreased, class sizes have increased to a minimum of 32, children above 2nd grade have only one 15 minute recess a day, and a 15 minute lunch. The teachers seem much more stressed than they were even 2 years ago. We chose this school because of their commitment to maximum class sizes of 30. We also chose them because they provided 2 recesses every day (15 - 20 minutes each). Those have been cut to one a day along with a 15 minute lunch, where most kids are not able to finish their lunches. My daughter in 5 th grade still loves her teacher and her friends, but is beginning to see the "favoritism" many talk about at this school. If you are not one of the "in" families, your child's opportunities will be limited. My other children haven't noticed yet as the younger grades teachers are really wonderful, albeit tired and stressed. My hope and prayer everyday is that the Jesuit principles they speak about are demonstrated by the administration."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-04-10
    "This school is run by a group of parents that dictate how the saff should work and do their duties; favoritism is a big issue. If you're not in the "popular parents group" prepare your child for dissapoitment as they won't be allowed to make friends as they wish. Yes they have students attending from different socio economic backgrounds however they are treated as outsiders and not really desired. We wish we would have paid more attention to this a few years ago. What the principal should do is eliminate this blatant favoritism and stand up for what they know a Christian school whould be. Also attract quality teachers that are able to actually teach the subject in the time they have dedicated in class so that parents don't have to come from their job to work on the same subject at home all over again.I experinced this too, teachers are un organized and also have snacks and drinks during class time. That should stop at once, teachers need to have snacks at recess... is completely unprofessional.Shoukd you have a complain or issue that needs to be adressed and you're not in the "popular group" you will be ignored and ridiculed and your child will be made feel as an outcast."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-10-25
    "This school used to be good but now is very disappointing to me. The teaching quality is not there. They don't teach them anything. My children are there 2 years now with promise of changing the curriculum but nothing has changed. I am pulling them out."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-07-10
    "We visited St .Francis Xavier's open house and interviewed with the principal. We liked the physical and religious setting but concluded that the class sizes of around 30 are just too large. We found another Christian school (with lower tuition) that has a class sizes of around 10."
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