St Francis Xavier's School, Box Hill

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St Francis Xavier's School, Box Hill

Principal:  Mrs Mary Jones

E No.  E1117

Year Levels:  P to 6

Phone Number:  9890 1108

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


The 2016 August enrolment was 351. The language background of students and families is varied, with approximately 40% of families from language backgrounds other than English. Among our students the school has listed 32 different language backgrounds. Once again the school catered for a group of students who were funded as New Arrivals to Australia.

The school is characterised by:
• A setting in substantial grounds
• Historic original school buildings
• Modern new buildings

From Prep to Year Six, 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. Classrooms are places of inspiration, challenge and collaboration.

The teachers at St Francis Xavier 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:
• A New Multi Games Area
• A modern library – the Discovery Centre
• Air conditioned classrooms
• Computer access and interactive whiteboard in every classroom.
• Chromebooks for every child in Year 3 to 6 and a selection of iPads and Chromebooks for students in Prep to Year 2 to share
• Adventure playground
• Art room and extensive sporting program and natural grass oval
• Construction began on the new Heart Space development (completed late 2016

School location

Address:  1087 Whitehorse Road
Box Hill VIC 3128

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Melbourne

Region:  Eastern

Parish:  St Francis Xavier's