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- a parent
My husband and I decided to enroll our four year old daughter in Pre-K at St. Francis Xavier due to its convenient location and reasonable tuition (just slightly more than Forest Glen's Pre-K program which is part of the Bloomfield public school system). We also loved the idea of having our daughter receive a catholic school education to help reinforce what we teach her at home. SFX has been absolutely wonderful! The Principal is really devoted to the school and making sure the curriculum is the best that it can be. One of the best parts is that the school is small, so it gives the kids an opportunity to form great relationships with both the staff and their peers. I definitely recommend SFX school! - Lucy LT.

Develops character: Strongly agree


- a parent
There is no better way to instill honesty, integrity and fairness in children than by instilling faith and developing a strong morale compass early on. SFX is the best way to accomplish that.




- a parent
I am a new parent to Saint Francis Xavier. My children (1st & 5th grades) started in September 2015. We attended another Catholic school in another town previously. We decided that SFX was a better fit for our family because there was little diversity in their previous school. This school is a hidden gem and a diamond in the rough. The new principal is a breath of fresh air and is leading the charge to take the school to another level. The school is smaller so the teachers and staff have the time to put extra care and extra effort into providing your child with the VERY BEST education possible. I wish I had found this school sooner in my private school search. I look forward to many years at SFX. As well as, when my youngest child can also start here... Very Glad I found this school... Shante B.

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree


- a parent
My first grader is able to write his work in a planner and plan his work accordingly. He was taught this within the first couple of months. His teacher is strict but fair and she is adamant about teaching them to be good students. The same can be said about fifth grader his teacher goes above and beyond. For example she send the test schedule via text to parents so that the parents are aware of what the class should be studying for...

Amount of homework: Agree


- a parent
I have children in 2 different grades. The think their work loads are consistent with their grade levels. Both children are challenged to meet their goals and are being taught to organize and prioritize their work loads...


Develops character: Strongly agree


- a parent
They are helping children develop the principals and moral behavior that will help them become productive members of society.



- a parent
Very disorganized school. No plan of communication to parents. New principal make new policies without consulting feedback. She has an attitude doesn't even let you finish your sentence. It's definitively a school in the hood, not very diverse compose mainly of Spanish population. School itself needs some remodeling, very old appearence and doesn't keep up with technology. They still run school like 20 years ago technology. No use of email. If you can stay away from this school.



- a parent
Excellent school. The staff are professional and the children learn in an environment that is safe and supportive. The teachers and Sr. Clare really work towards providing an environment that is conducive to learning.


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- a parent
excellent school with quality education and great school environment

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- a parent
Excellent school with a reputation for a quality education as well as a loving environment for the children.

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