St. Pius X Elementary School

School Mission Statement: St. Pius X School is a small, Catholic coeducational school serving students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through eight from Westelry, RI and the surrounding area.
We are a community of students, staff, principal, parents, volunteers, and parish working together with Jesus, Our Saviour, as our model.
Our educational program, grounded in the basics, promotes the academic achievement of each student within a structured environment.
A commmitment to social responsibility and community service is fostered through the sharing of our gifts.
Together, we are a family of learners growing in the spirit of Jesus.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students175 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade St. Pius X Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,750
Tuition NotesPre-K tuition is $4,000 for 5 day full day
Admissions DirectorSharon Fiest

School Notes

  • St. Pius X School is a small Catholic coeducational school serving students in grades Kindergarten through Eight from Westerly, Rhode Island and the surrounding areas. We are a community of students, staff, principal, parents, volunteers, and parish working together with Jesus, our Savior, as our model. We believe that both teachers and students should embrace the power of prayer and practice their Catholic faith. We believe that students should be life-long learners and that learning should be a partnership between students and teachers. Our role as teachers is to facilitate the student's learning experience; encourage and challenge young minds; foster a cooperative learning experience; and prepare students to think as problem solvers. We believe that, as teachers, we must build an awareness of students' responsibilities and encourage their fulfillment so that each child is challenged to succeed. These successes should occur in a warm, nurturing atmosphere that accepts people as they are and where students experience a strong sense of belonging.
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The average private school tuition in Rhode Island is $10,553 for elementary schools and $27,374 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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