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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Sports
    C+
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School is a top rated, private, Catholic school located in Austin, TX. It has 390 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. Tuition is $11,400 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 95% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
About St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School...
Address
9300 Neenah Avenue
Austin, TX 78717
Telephone
(512) 388-8846

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$11,400
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
29%
Average Financial Aid
$5,506

St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1260
83 responses
Average ACT
30
58 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.10 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 26 responses
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  • The Senior Breakfast
    35%
  • Imago Christi Day
    19%
  • Cuts for Cancer
    15%
  • Homecoming
    12%
  • Pep rallies
    8%
  • Cow Patty Bingo
    4%
  • International Week
    4%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
390
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.11 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Poll
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.12 responses
Poll
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.12 responses
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.12 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
    A
  3. Housing
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$63,717
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,165
National
$949
Median Home Value
$285,900
National
$184,700
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St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School Reviews

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What a wonderful school! The principal leads with a level of energy and expertise that is contagious throughout the community of students, faculty, and families. It has the perfect mix of arts and stem education and is welcoming to all students, regardless of religious, ethnic, or economic background. The campus is beautiful and it has a manageable student body where kids can find their place and have opportunities to meet new people, however, are not lost in a school of 1000-2000+ kids with varying and often competing needs. Savio boasts a fabulous, college-prep education where tech is utilized to compliment studies-not replace them. Critical thinking is encouraged. We've been extremely happy with the education, support, and overall high school experience Savio has provided our children. Worth the investment!
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The school itself may be small, but that just means more one-on-one time with teachers. It also means that everyone gets to know each other and become one big family. There are multiple clubs and extracurriculars you can join, but not as many as you would see in a public school. The sports teams aren't the best, but the energy at games is pretty good. Academics are more challenging than you would see at a public school, but if you find it too challenging, teachers are available to answer questions and there are always other students that you can talk to. That being said, the academics are part of the school's strong suit. Since this is a Catholic school, there are masses held, Adoration, and retreats (these are really fun). One of the required courses is Theology which I find very thought provoking. If you're not Catholic, don't sweat it, Savio is very welcoming.
St. Dominic Savio CHS provides the community a place for bright students to shine, pursue various hobbies and STEM academics, and grow in their faith. The school becomes a family and the teachers are always willing to challenge and encourage their students. The sports teams always do very well, and personally I loved playing on the Tennis team. Even activities such as the Spring Musical allow the student a chance to learn how to balance their time and step outside of themselves to create a character. There was a heart for service as well. The Junior "street retreat" is just one place where students learn to see the world through someone else's eyes- those of the homeless. Overall, St. Dominic Savio is a wonderful place to continue one's lifelong goals of academia and growth.