National Blue Ribbon Award
For Excellence 2001 | 2015

School Overview

The mission of St. Pius X School is to promote the spiritual, academic, and personal growth of each child by embracing the Gospel values of Jesus Christ. St. Pius X School provides an exemplary Catholic education that helps students to be successful in their families, their communities, and the world, as evidenced by reception of the National Blue Ribbon Award for Academic Excellence in 2001 and 2015.

Academic Excellence

  • Students score in the top 10% of the nation on standardized tests
  • Differentiated learning instruction meets individual student needs
  • Response to Intervention(RtI) utilized
  • Academic Support Personnel - Literacy Coach, Full-Time Special Education Teacher, and Full-Time Counselor
  • One-to-one technology in grades 4th - 8th, extensive classroom technology kindergarten - 3rd
  • Eighth grade students receive high school scholarships
  • Eighth grade students qualify for high school Algebra I credit from NDA and CCH
  • Progressive and innovative curriculum
  • Accelerated groupings in language arts and math in grades 6th -8th
  • Instructional Aides assist students in grades K-3

Spiritual Growth

  • Celebration of the Eucharist two times a week
  • Reception of the Sacrament of Reconciliation
  • Weekly Adoration
  • Daily religion class
  • Prayer services and Christian value-based teaching
  • Faith-based school traditions - Living Rosary, Stations of the Cross, Sixth Grade Passion Play
  • Christian service program

Personal Development

  • The students are encouraged to develop their God-given talents as they embrace different facets of the curriculum. Our curriculum includes the following subject areas: Religion, Reading, Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science, Art, Music, Spanish, Physical Education, Library, and Computer.
  • Along with these subject areas, our curriculum is extended through arts and enrichment opportunities.

Arts and Enrichment Opportunities

  • Fine Arts Night
  • In-School Speakers and Performances (Playhouse)
  • Student Plays
  • Curriculum Related Field Trips
  • Panther Pause (Intervention and Enrichment for Grades 5-8)
  • Response to Intervention(RtI)(Intervention and Enrichment for grades K-4)
  • Prayer Services
  • D.A.R.E
  • Conservation Program

Students are encouraged to participate in our extensive list of extra-curricular activities.

STEM Program

  • Lego Club (Grades 1-2)
  • First Lego Robotics League (Grades 3-4)
  • Architectural Design Lab (Grade 5)
  • Sigma Math Competition & Computer Programing (Grade 6)
  • VEX Robotics (Grades 7-8)
  • MathCounts (Grades 7-8)

Extra Curricular Activities

Age appropriate activities are offered to our students through the school and the parish.

  • Governor's Cup-Academic Teams
  • After School Tutoring
  • Student Council
  • Boy Scouts
  • Girl Scouts
  • Art Club
  • Chess Club
  • Parish Sports Programs
  • Girls on the Run
  • On the Move
  • Rosary Club
  • Choir
  • Parish Youth Groups
  • Conquest Boys
  • Challenge Girls
  • Kids 4 Jesus(K4J)
  • Drama Club
  • Birthday Club
  • Book Club

Class size

  • Kindergarten is approximately 21
  • Grades 1–8, approximately 24 students

Teacher/student ratio

  • Kindergarten–second grade is 1:12
  • Third–eighth grade is approximately 1:21