St. Pius X School

St. Pius X School was founded in 1962 as a co-educational parish school and designated a regional school in 1990.
Re-named the St. Pius X Regional School, it serves the registered, practicing, and contributing parishioners of Ascension, Sacred Heart, St. Edward's and St. Pius X Parishes.
The philosophy of St. Pius X Regional School is based on the principle, that each child is a unique individual striving to develop spiritually, emotionally, physically, intellectually, and socially.
The faculty believes their purpose is to help instill in each child the desire to learn, to explore and to further his or her relationship with God and others.
The mission of St. Pius X Regional School is to create a learning environment that gives the children the maximum opportunity for the development of their unlimited, God-given talents and gifts.
The building of faith, values, service and academic excellence is clearly the cornerstone of the curriculum and the school community.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 462 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,070
  • Average class size: 27 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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St. Pius X School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1962
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2016

Student Body

Total Students
462 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
64%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade
St. Pius X School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size
27 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
This is the cost for a student that is a member of an Archdiocese of Washington parish in grades K-8. For other tuition rates, please visit our website.
Admissions Director
Patricia Fay

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Book Club, Boy Scouts, Coding Club, Girl Scouts, Green Team, Math Olympiads, Spanish Club, Stem Club, Student Government Association

Arts and Music Programs:
Advanced Band, Beginner Band, Chorus, Honors Chorus, Liturgical Choir

School Notes

  • St. Pius X School was founded in 1962 as a co-educational parish school and designated a regional school in 1990.
  • Re-named the St. Pius X Regional School, it serves the registered, practicing, and contributing parishioners of Ascension, Sacred Heart, St. Edward's and St. Pius X Parishes.
  • The philosophy of St. Pius X Regional School is based on the principle, that each child is a unique individual striving to develop spiritually, emotionally, physically, intellectually, and socially.
  • The faculty believes their purpose is to help instill in each child the desire to learn, to explore and to further his or her relationship with God and others.
  • The mission of St. Pius X Regional School is to create a learning environment that gives the children the maximum opportunity for the development of their unlimited, God-given talents and gifts.
  • The building of faith, values, service and academic excellence is clearly the cornerstone of the curriculum and the school community.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
St Pius is an awesome place for a child to feel safe and enjoy learning. My son went to Montessori school last year and did not learn anything and was so unhappy. He has been here for two months now and is thriving. He loves all the teachers and the structure. He has learned so much and has become quite a wonderful young man. It is so wonderful to see all the children come out of school so happy. St Pius method of academic programs and of teaching goes far and above because they do put your child first.
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5  
St. Pius X Regional School is an excellent elementary school. Two of our children attend 4th and 5th grade. The curriculum is challenging and engaging. There is a full science lab, several computer labs, iPads for use in classrooms, art room, gym, and large library. It is easy for parents to communicate with the teachers. There is ample opportunity to volunteer at the school. The children are given every opportunity to succeed in school. They learn respect for one another and learn about God's love for all. St. Pius offers numerous sports through CYO and clubs like STEM, Lego, Art, Chess, Scouts, and more. The administration keeps the parents informed about changes or future plans for the school through Home and School meetings as well as through the website. St. Pius X school is a real community.
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5  
I have not yet enrolled my child in this school; but I plan to. I will be relocating to the area in a few months. And, when I called St. Pius X to get information about the program and admitting my child midyear, the staff went above and beyond to provide information and accommodate me in every way possible. I was very pleased with the answers that I was given and how I was treated despite not yet being an official part of the St. Pius X School community. What an excellent start to a possible academic relationship!
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 462 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,070
  • Average class size: 27 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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