St. Pius X High School
Saint Pius X High School is a Catholic college preparatory school of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe.
We serve God and the community through faith, love and respect and inspire learning, leadership and service.
Albuquerque's picturesque scenery of the Rio Grande Bosque and Sandia Mountains is the backdrop of the school's beautiful forty acre campus.
The former home to the University of Albuquerque, St. Pius X enjoys a collegiate feel and is also host to the the Archdiocese of Santa Fe.
- Top Ranked NM School
- Grades: 9-12
- Students: 665 students
- Yearly Tuition: $11,575
- Acceptance rate: 80%
- Average class size: 16 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Summer School Offered
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
Number of AP Courses
Art History, Biology II, Calculus AB and BC, Computer Science, English III, English IV, Environmental Science, Music Theory, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, U.S. Government and Politics, U.S. History - Geography
Average ACT score
Classroom Dress Code
(Khaki pants and polo shirts)
(Khaki pants and polo shirts)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Active Catholic Parishioner First Student $9,575.00 Second Student $9,275.00 Third Student $8,975
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
National avg.: 85%
Mr. Jeff Turcotte
Total Sports Offered
- St. Pius X is a diocesan, co-educational, college-preparatory high school. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the New Mexico State Department of Education.
- Fall 2010 enrollment is 806
As a parent of two kids I couldn't say enough wonderful thing about St. Pius? The teachers truly care about their students. The encouragement by the entire staff to be active members of both their school and community is remarkable. Kids are held accountable and are pushed to achieve their best in a loving environment. If you want your kids to be challenged and have a love for Christ St Pius should be at the top of your list.
My daughter is currently a junior at Saint Pius. From my point of view this school is the best kept secret in Albuquerque; strenuous college-prep academics, plus a truly values-based education, all at half the price of the other private high schools in town. I encourage all parents of all faiths to check it out - it is absolutely the best investment I have ever made in my child.
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