About SFX

St Francis Xavier College is a coeducational Christian College in the Catholic tradition. We have an enrolment of over 1200 wonderful students and a dedicated and committed staff of 150.


Mission Statement

At St Francis Xavier College, we seek to be truthful and courageous people who nurture right relationships, value learning and celebrate Christ’s life-giving presence among us.



Living the truth, Leading with courage, Learning for life.
We will bring our vision to reality by working together as a community which reflects the passion and courage of Francis Xavier whose life emulated Christ’s love of teaching and learning, celebrating, building right relationships, and valuing justice for all.


We live by:

  • being Christ’s present to others
  • trusting and respecting each other
  • listening and showing empathy
  • accepting and embracing diversity

We lead by:

  • working together
  • building on prior knowledge
  • being actively responsible for our learning
  • taking risks and challenging ourselves

We learn by:

  • exploring a wide range of opportunities
  • thinking creatively about the future
  • embracing learning that is meaningful and significant
  • creating a safe and inclusive environment where everyone can learn
  • building deep knowledge and deep understanding

We value:

  • nurturing right relationships in an environment of harmony which promotes growth for all
  • building a vital Catholic education community which inspires and promotes excellence and achievement
  • encouraging each individual to seize the moment with spirit and optimism

We are dedicated to:

  • creating a dynamic learning environment where all are challenged to achieve
  • developing and empowering Christian leaders
  • enabling all students to take an active part in our community
  • fostering the partnership of students, staff and parents

We celebrate:

  • Christ’s life-giving presence among us
  • the gift of education and the opportunities that brings to the individual
  • the richness of our gifts and talents
  • the joy and wonder of individual and communal accomplishments

We dare to be:

  • Truthful and Courageous
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