St. Francis Xavier Catholic
Erin Mary Finn,
St. Francis Xavier Catholic School is an oasis in the middle
GA. The school was founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, and classes began on the first floor of the
convent in 1900. The present
classrooms are located on 1121 Union
Street in Brunswick,
The school houses over 270 students from grades pre-kindergarten to
eighth grade. Included in the
program is a mother’s morning out program for 3 year old children.
The school serves families from all races, ethnic
backgrounds, economic sources, Catholic or non-Catholic denominations, and
provides tuition scholarships yearly.
The school is subsidied by three
parishes in Glynn
of our Lady in Darien, St. William Church
on St. Simons Island and St.
Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Brunswick.
Under the direction of the Diocese
of Savannah all curriculum and policies are approved by the Bishop of
Savannah and the pastors of the local churches.
The school is joined by 16 others Catholic schools from Columbus, GA, down
to the border of Florida, and up to Augusta, GA, the
home of the “Masters” golf
St. Francis Xavier Catholic School
wide curriculum program begins with religion classes that use the RCL Faith First
Legacy Edition. The core subjects include English-Language Arts, Science, Math,
Social Studies, Art, Music, Technology, Physical Education, and Spanish. St. Francis
Xavier prides itself on the profile of graduate which nurtures each student to
live by Gospel values and the goal of life-long learning in a faith-filled