Getting Started 2020-2021

Welcome to Xavier Catholic Schools! We are thrilled and honored that you have chosen our faith-based, academically-excellent schools to partner with you on your child's educational journey!

We know that transitioning to a new school can be a bit overwhelming so we have collected and assembled many of our common questions and answers below as a resource. The Admissions staff is available all summer long should you need any help. We can be reached at (920) 735-9380 x5226 or by email to We hope these links will help answer some of your questions as you prepare for school.

Schools and Administrative Info    

       Contacts   School Day
Office Hours  
School Day

System Admissions    
1600 Prospect Ave,  Appleton

Tara Pearce, VP of Admissions

Deanna Dupont,
Admissions Coordinator

  Monday - Friday 
  7:30 a.m. - 4:00  p.m.                      

Xavier High School
1600 Prospect Ave,  Appleton

Mike Mauthe, Principal     
Matthew Parish, Associate Principal

Jen Andree, Reception Secretary

Lisa Hansen,
Attendance/Business Office

 Monday - Friday
 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  XHS School Day Hours
Xavier Middle School 
2626 Oneida St, Appleton
(920) 730-8849  

Robert Bires, Principal

Sara Meyer, Associate Principal

Ginny Cerdan,
Administrative Assistant

 Monday - Friday
 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
  8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.          
 (Early drop off begins at  7:00 a.m.)
Xavier Elementary, Marquette
500 W. Marquette St, Appleton 
(920) 733-4918            

Laura Barnett, Principal

Peggy Schwartz, Campus Secretary

Monday - Friday
7:45 a.m. - 3:45  p.m.                                              

 PK3 Morning, 8:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

 4K  8:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.  or
          12:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.                                                      
(PK3 & 4K, walk students into school)
(Car Line for K-4 begins at 8:00 a.m.)

 Kindergarten - 4th grade
 8:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.          

Xavier Elementary,   

1810 N. McDonald St, Appleton 
(920) 739-7826  

Alena Tapelt, Principal

Glenda DeLisle, Campus Secretary

 Monday- Friday
 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

 PK3 Morning, 8:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

 4K  8:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.  or
          12:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
 (PK3 & 4K walk students into school)
 (Car Line for K-4 begins at 8:00 a.m.)

 Kindergarten - 4th grade 
 8:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.


2020-2021 Calendars

Elementary School       Middle School       High School     

Care Program Information

 Elementary School      Middle School   

Course Selections

 Xavier Middle School

 Xavier High School


 5th Elective Sheet                    

  2020-2021 Freshman 
  Course Description Book


 2020-2021 Course  
 Description Book

 6th Elective Sheet

 2020-2021 Course
 Description Book



 7th Elective Sheet




 8th Elective Sheet




School Reopening Information


Student Orientation Day
Last Name A-K Weds., Aug. 26
Last Name L-Z Thurs., Aug. 27



Information will be sent with start of school materials. Our lunch accounts are pay ahead programs. Lunch money should be sent to school in a sealed envelope with "Lunch" and your child's name on it. At XE and XMS the lunch envelopes can be given to your child's homeroom teacher or be dropped off in the school office. At XHS the lunch envelopes should be put in the lunch money deposit box on the brick wall near the volunteer station. 

If you have a question about a lunch balance, please contact or (920) 735-9380.

Free and Reduced Lunch
Information and Application - English
Information and Application - Spanish

Mentoring at Xavier Catholic Schools
Xavier Middle School and Xavier High School offer programs called WEB (XMS) and Link Crew (XHS), which assists all new transitioning students become acclimated to their new school community through peer mentoring. To learn more click below.  If you are a new family to Xavier and would like to be matched with a current Xavier Family, please click the System Family Mentor link below.

   System Family Mentor Request   

    XMS - WEB Program   

    XHS - LINK Crew Program   

If your parish membership has or will change, please reach out to Toni Schmidt at or (920) 735-9380.


PowerSchool is our Student Information System (SIS). It allows you, as a parent, to track your child's grades, academic progress, attendance, and lunch balances. New families at the elementary and middle school will receive the access codes required to create a PowerSchool parent account linked to their child(ren) with their start of school packet. The PowerSchool codes for Xavier High School students will be available at Orientation. Xavier High School announcements can be sent to your parent email from the PowerSchool portal as well. Click here for the URL to log into PowerSchool. 

Parents can also sign up to receive urgent communications from the school system such as for school delays due to weather by going to the notification tab in PowerSchool and selecting text, email or voice option(s). 

Information on accessing your PowerSchool account will be sent from school. If you would like assistance accessing your account, please reach out to the following: 

Xavier Elementary School - Marquette St Campus
Rhonda Folz - 

Xavier Elementary School - McDonald St Campus
Glenda DeLisle - 

Xavier Middle School
Ginny Cerdan - 

Xavier High School
Toni Schmidt -   

Orientation Information  

Start of school information will go out to your family directly from the campus over the summer.  XE and XMS families can expect information on Orientation/Back To School Night near the 2nd week of August.  XHS will reach out with Orientation information in July.

New families can begin saving money on tuition by purchasing SCRIP at any time for the 2020-2021 school year. Returning student families will be able to purchase SCRIP for the 2020-2021 school year from April 1, 2020 until March 31, 2021 and then the SCRIP cycle repeats. Please click here for more information about SCRIP or contact Roy Clark with any SCRIP questions at 920-702-5510 or by email at  

School Supply Lists 

Students in 8th-12th grade are required to complete service hours. Information about service hours will be provided through school. 

Social Media

Join Our Facebook Communities 
On our Facebook pages you will find a wealth of information on the life of our students, activities coming up, and great accomplishments of our students and staff. It is a great way to stay connected!

 St. Francis Xavier Catholic School System

 Xavier High School 

 Xavier Middle School

 Xavier Elementary, Marquette St

 Xavier Elementary, McDonald St

Follow us on Twitter @SFXavierHawks 

Follow our Instagram Page  

Summer Activities for Xavier Students and Families

 XHS News & Notes

 Xavier Summer Sports Camps  2020 Summer Sports Camps

 XMS Band Opportunities - For summer band lessons, parents should reach out to Marcie Ninnemann for grades 5-6 and Jeremiah Eis for grades 7-8. 


Information about transportation is available here. Please reach out to Toni Schmidt, Transporation Coordinator, for assistance. You can reach Toni at (920) 735-9380 x 5229 or

Smart Tuition is our partner for tuition processing. They will reach out to you via email from Customer Service at Smart Tuition to establish your initial tuition account.  For any questions regarding tuition, please contact or (920) 735-9380.

Uniform/Dress Code 

   Elementary School*         

   Middle School             

   High School                 

*Elementary uniform policy does NOT apply to PK3 and 4K students.

Volunteering - Adult
All parents/adults must complete Virtus training prior to volunteering in our schools. More information is available here.
Xavier Parent Volunteer Info 

Wellness Policy