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St. Pius X High School
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  • Private, Catholic
  • HOUSTON, TX

Monthly Update

2.20.2024

Applications are still open for 2024-2025! Financial aid is also available with deadline fast approaching. Visit us and apply to experience an unforgettable journey at SPX. Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A minus

About

811 W DONOVAN ST
HOUSTON, TX 77091

Applying

Application Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
No
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$19,900
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
30%
Average Financial Aid
$6,800
From St. Pius X High School

St. Pius X High School is a co-educational Catholic college preparatory school in northwest Houston, owned and operated by the Dominican Sisters of Houston. SPX serves a diverse student body, which represents more than 60 parishes and about 100 ZIP codes across the community. At SPX, the knowledgeable, skilled, and qualified faculty and staff are committed to fostering each individual's intellectual, spiritual, and physical potential within a challenging academic and nurturing Christian environment.

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St. Pius X High School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1200
152 responses
Average ACT
25
75 responses

Engineering Your World

academic spotlight

St. Pius X High School is the only private school in Houston offering Engineering 1 (Engineering Design and Analysis) and Engineering 2 (Engineering Applications of Computer Science). Curriculum for the classes was developed by the University of Texas to give students exposure to engineering and to see if they have an interest in what engineers do.

Culture & Safety

Poll
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 16 responses
Poll
94%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 16 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 66 responses
  • Football Games
    21%
  • Homecoming
    18%
  • Prom
    12%
  • Clubs
    11%
  • Liturgy
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    11%
  • Pep rallies
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
560
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 16 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 16 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Poll
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 21 responses
Poll
95%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 21 responses
Poll
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 21 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 12 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 12 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 12 responses

Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$42,651
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,176
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$160,271
National
$281,900

St. Pius X High School Reviews

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