Saint Xavier University School of Education

School of Education

School of Education Title II Data

Conceptual Framework

Preparing scholars, lifelong learners, leaders and reflective professionals who are dedicated to the pursuit of excellence.

Teacher Preparation Programs

The School of Education at Saint Xavier University offers baccalaureate programs leading to licensure in early childhood education, middle level education, elementary education, and in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences, secondary education in art, science (biology), english, social science (history), mathematics, music and spanish.

For candidates holding baccalaureate degrees, the School of Education offers master degree programs leading to initial licensure in early childhood education, elementary education, secondary education, and multicategorical special education, as well as advanced licensure in reading, multicategorical special education and school counseling.

The school also offers master degree programs in curriculum and instruction, educational technology, teaching english to speakers of other Languages (TESOL); integrative STEM (iSTEM), reading teacher, science in education -- and endorsement programs in English as a second language/bilingual education and teacher leader.

2016 Program Completers Pass Rates on Tests Required for Licensure

Test Field / Category

Institution Statewide
Number Tested Number Passed SXU Pass Rate Pass Rate
Basic Skills        
   Basic Skills Requirement -- -- 100% *
Aggregate -- -- -- *
Professional Knowledge/Pedagogy        
   188: All Levels 10 10 100% *
Aggregate 10 10 100% *
Academic Content Areas        
   105 Science Biology 5 -- -- *

   107 Early Childhood 
   Education

6 -- -- *

   110 Elementary/Middle
   Grades

33 33 100% *
   111 English Language Art 5 -- -- *
   114 Social Science: History 6 -- -- *
   115 Mathematics 5 -- -- *
   163 Special Education
   General Curriculum
-- -- -- *

   135 Foreign Language:
   Spanish

5 -- -- *
  143 Music -- -- -- *
  145 Visual Arts 3 -- -- *
Aggregate 108 -- -- *
Teaching Special Populations        
   155 Learning Behavior
   Specialist I
15 15 100% *
   163 Special Ed General Curriculum Test 15 15 100% *
Aggregate
30 30 100% *
         
Summary Totals and Pass Rate 83 82 99% *


"--" indicates "Number Passed" and "Pass Rate" not shown because "Number Tested" is less than 10.

"*" indicates data has not been published yet.

Accreditation

Saint Xavier University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. All programs offered by the School of Education are approved by the Illinois State Board of Education and the unit is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Initial Licensure Admission Guidelines

To earn full admission to the School of Education (SOE) and level 2 coursework SXU undergraduate students, undergraduate transfer students, and graduate students must complete the following requirements:

Conditional Admission to the SOE – Only general education and level 1 education coursework:

Probation Status Admission to SOE – Only level 1 coursework

Probation Status & Conditional Admission to SOE – Only level 1 coursework

Notable Features and Accomplishments