Frances Xavier Warde School
FXW is a Catholic elementary school in downtown Chicago that provides an academically excellent, values-oriented education to students of all ethnic, religious, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds in a child-centered urban environment. As a keystone of its diverse community, FXW provides need-based scholarships to thirty percent of its students. FXW partners with its families, nurtures faith development for its Catholic students and engages all its students to learn about and respect other faith traditions. FXW uses rigorous curriculum that enables students to grow, clarify their values, and develop decision-making skills and a sense of responsibility for themselves and the world they will inherit.