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Admissions Online

Welcome to St. Francis Xavier School, Acushnet and thank you for your interest.  We are currently beginning the re-enrollment process for our current families for the 2020-2021 school year for Preschool 3 and 4 year olds through Grade 8.  We will be having an Open House for new and interested families on Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 12-2pm.  Please join us and learn about our wonderful school community!  If you are a new family you may submit an application for admission and those applications will be considered beginning January 26th.  Please see the guidelines below and contact the office with any questions you may have.  Thank you!  

Admissions Guidelines

Small Wonders/Preschool 3 (PS3) and Preschool 4 (PS4) requirements for admission:

  • Small Wonders/(PS3)-- 2.9 years old by August 30th*
  • Preschool 4 (PS4)--   4.0 years old by August 30th*  

*Preschool students are required to be able to handle their bathroom needs independently prior to enrollment.

Kindergarten requirements for admission:

  • Kindergarten-- 5.0 years old by August 30th

  • In the spring prior to beginning Kindergarten, new students attend a screening session to assess skills and readiness.  

Acceptance criteria:  As a parish school, preference for admission is given to children whose families are active members of St. Francis Xavier Parish and to children who have siblings in St. Francis Xavier School.  Family interviews with our Principal and Pastor may be conducted and letters of recommendation may be requested from your place of worship.

Request More Information

Should you desire more information than is available on our school's website, please Request More Information and our Admissions Office will contact you. If you have not already done so, please consider making an appointment to visit. We would very much like to meet you and encourage you to tour our school and campus.

How to Apply

We encourage families to apply online as it simplifies submission and provides parents the ability to track the status of their child's application. To begin the Online Application process, Create an Account. Upon account creation, you will receive an email containing a verification link. Once your email address has been verified, log in to your account and Create A New Student Application for your child. You will then have the flexibility to log in and out of your account and access your open application.

After submitting the application, you will be able to track your admissions status at the school by logging in to your account. In addition, you will be able to print the completed application and monitor when the school receives any applicable supplemental forms.

We appreciate your interest and hope to assist you any way we can. If you have questions, please feel free to contact us at 508-995-4313.

St. Francis Xavier School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. St. Francis Xavier School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.