St Pius X High School

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  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1956
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students692 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
77%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade St Pius X High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses13 courses
Advanced CoursesArt 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 score23
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki pants and polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,575
Tuition NotesActive Catholic Parishioner First Student $9,575.00 Second Student $9,275.00 Third Student $8,975
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,800
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJeff Turcotte
Admissions AssociateMr. Jeff Turcotte

Sports

Total Sports Offered18 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DivingDrill Team,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyRugby,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Water PoloWrestling,

School Notes

  • 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
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Albuquerque
    Grades: 6-12 | 1149 students
    8 miles
    6400 Wyoming Blvd NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87109
    (505)828-3208
    8 6-12
    1149
  • Santa Fe
    St. Michaels High School
    St. Michaels High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 480 students
    55.7 miles
    100 Siringo Road
    Santa Fe, NM 87505
    (505)983-7353
    55.7 7-12
    480

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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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.
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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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The average private school tuition in Albuquerque, NM is $6,928 for elementary schools and $15,181 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Albuquerque, NM is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).