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Thank you for your interest in Xavier. We look forward to learning more about you—and helping you learn more about us.

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Xavier's mission calls us to enroll intelligent, motivated young men of diverse backgrounds and means.

For 175 years, students have traveled from the farthest reaches of New York City and its surrounding suburbs to be transformed by a Jesuit education on 16th Street, and we are delighted that you are considering such an opportunity now.

For more information, email admissions@xavierhs.org or call 212-924-7900, ext. 1442.

Steps to Apply: Class of 2026

Though my commute is nearly an hour long from the Bronx, it's worth it! Xavier has become a second home where I feel comfortable expressing my thoughts and ideas. Angel Huitzil '23

Admissions Timeline

11/5/21 Online TACHS exam for New York Archdiocese.
11/5/21 Priority Application Deadline for those who intend to take the in-person Xavier Scholarship Exam. This is a strict deadline. After your application is approved, you must register for Scholarship Exam (HSPT) on the Parent Portal. This is also the deadline for submitting all supporting documentation if seeking extended time.
11/6/21

Online TACHS exam for Dioceses of Brooklyn and Rockville Centre.

11/10/21 Virtual Athletics Info Night from 7-8:30 p.m. Register here (or if you have submitted your admissions application, register on the Parent Portal).
11/13/21 Xavier Scholarship Exam. The test will be administered in-person.
12/1/21 Deadline for completed online admission and FACTS financial aid applications .
12/8/21 Deadline for all recommendations and transcripts (only for students not attending Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York, Diocese of Brooklyn, and Diocese of Rockville Centre who took the TACHS).
1/19/22 All decisions mailed and emailed (released by email at 4 p.m.).
1/24/22-2/15/22 Tentative Knight for a Day for accepted applicants who did not visit during fall. Sign-ups through the Parent Portal will only become available after acceptances have been released.
2/1/22 Accepted Students Reception. Registration required through the Admissions Checklist of your Parent Portal.
2/17/22 Accept or Decline Form due through Parent Portal.
2/25/22 Deadline for completion of online registration process through Parent Portal.
3/3/22

Welcome Day for the Class of 2026 from 6-7:30 p.m.

The Xavier High School Online Application must be submitted by December 1, 2021. All transcripts, if not being sent with TACHS results, and optional online teacher recommendation(s) must be received no later than December 8, 2021. Online applications submitted after December 1, 2021 will be considered late and may not be considered for regular admission.

Xavier’s commitment to the human dignity and rights of each of its students is of paramount importance in formulating the educational policies that govern its community. It is with these rights in mind that Xavier High School admits students of any race, religion, or national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, scholarships, and activities accorded or made available to students at the school. Xavier adheres to this commitment throughout the student’s tenure at Xavier by providing and administering educational policies and cocurricular school-sponsored programs that do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, or national or ethnic origin.