How old should my child be to enter kindergarten?
Children should be 5 years of age by September 1.
What is the length of the kindergarten day?
The students arrive at 8:00AM and leave at 2:30PM
Is Day Care available?
Extended Day Care is open to all students at St. Pius School from 7:30AM to 8:00AM and 2:30PM to 6:00PM. Day Care is open on all school days, with morning only hours the day preceding Christmas, Easter and summer vacations. (See Extended Day Care Program section for fees and more information.)
How do I apply?
Sunday, January 31st, is Open House following the 9:30AM Mass from 10:30AM to noon. Applications may be picked up at the Annual Open House or downloaded from the website and returned back to school. If you missed our Open House this year, please visit our Virtual Open House site.
Please bring a copy of your child's birth and Baptismal (if applicable) certificates and a $80.00 non-refundable application fee. When you submit your application you will sign up for a time for your child to be assessed for kindergarten readiness. Applicants for grades 1 to 8 should also bring copies of their report cards, results from recent standardized assessments, and a recommendation form sent from their current teacher. You will be contacted to schedule a placement exam.
What is the admission priority for St. Pius School?
- Siblings of already admitted children of active parishioners
- Children presently enrolled in the St. Pius Preschool
- Children of other active parishioners
- Children of newly registered St. Pius parishioners with a history of active involvement in their former parishes
- Children of families active in neighboring parishes
- Other applicants.
What are the tuition and fees?
Tuition rates for 2021-2022 school year are $7,250 for one student, $13,750 for 2 students and $20,275 for 3 or more students. Tuition for all families who are not Catholic or live out of the parish is $1000 more. There is an annual nonrefundable registration fee of $525 per student to cover books, standardized testing, technology, and a classroom party fee per student.
Is there any financial aid available?
Tuition assistance is available based upon need. Application may be made directly to the Parish Finance Council.
Is St. Pius School accredited?
St. Pius School is accredited by the Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
How many students attend St. Pius School?
St. Pius School enrollment is at maximum at 315 students in grades Kindergarten thru 8th grade.
Who should be contacted with questions?
Contact the school at firstname.lastname@example.org.