Our School

St Francis Xavier Primary School has been serving the Catholic parish communities in and around Box Hill since 1928. Our devotion to faith and education is supported by a dedicated teaching team and strong and productive community relationships.

  • Set in substantial grounds
  • Historic original school building
  • Modern new buildings
  • State-of-the-art technology.

From prep to year 6, our students develop their spiritual and academic awareness in an environment that supports the gospel values of trust, respect, forgiveness and care.

Students are actively engaged in their education and embrace a comprehensive curricular and extra-curricular program.

Our classrooms are places of inspiration, challenge and collaboration.

Our teachers cater for the different learning styles of children with quality learning outcomes their constant focus.

Some of the school’s physical resources and features include:

  • new library – the Discovery Centre
  • air conditioned classrooms
  • computer access and interactive whiteboard in every classroom
  • fully equipped technology room
  • adventure playground
  • new art room
  • extensive sporting program and natural grass oval.

In its 2010 External Improvement Review, the school was commended for its “exemplary leadership and management practices” which result in a culture of “high levels of performance and development.”
The school’s Education Board advises the parish priest and principal on policy development. The Education Board is also supported by the Catholic Education Office, Melbourne.