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Houston, TX 77091
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Amerigo Houston Saint Pius X High School Photo #3 - At St. Pius X High School, student success is at the heart of everything. 100% of students are accepted to colleges and universities, including Top 100 schools across the country.
Amerigo Houston Saint Pius X High School Photo #4 - At Amerigo Houston, students have the opportunity to get involved in a wide range of extracurricular activities, where they can explore their passions, gain leadership experience and make lifelong friends.
Amerigo Houston Saint Pius X High School Photo #5 - At Amerigo Houston, you'll come together with students from around the world in a safe, enriched community that takes advantage of countless opportunities for immersion in American culture.
Amerigo Houston Saint Pius X High School Photo #6 - The school offers students a brand-new Science and Media Center, where students have access to incredible science classrooms, an ultramodern learning commons, 3D printers and private study rooms.
Amerigo Houston Saint Pius X High School Photo #7 - St. Pius X offers an academically rigorous curriculum, including 30 AP and Honors Courses, Dual Enrollment courses and an innovative engineering program created in partnership with the University of Texas Cockrell School of Engineering.
Amerigo Houston Saint Pius X High School Photo #8 - Students live at the Amerigo Houston Residential Campus and have access to all of the amenities of home, with 24/7 on-site support from Residential Life personnel.
Saint Pius X High School and international student provider Amerigo Houston provide a nurturing and challenging learning environment, with all the exciting opportunities of a nearby major metropolis.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 563 students
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Amerigo Houston Saint Pius X High School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 307 schools) for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
Amerigo Houston Saint Pius X High School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1953
1907
Campus Size
56 acres
126 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
563 students
300 students
% Students of Color
30%
26%
% International Students
5%
20%
% Students Boarding
10%
70%
Average SAT Score
1273
* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score
28
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Students wear school uniforms
Casual
Average Class Size
19 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
30
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
68%
70%
Summer Program Offered
No
Yes

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
n/a
$61,200
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a
$34,900
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
SSAT Required
Yes
Yes
Director of Admissions
Raj Patel
Associate Director of Admissions
Sarah Cook

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
30
17
Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Latin, AP Physics I, AP Physics II, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP US Government and Politics, AP US History, Honors Algebra I, Honors Algebra II, Honors Ancient World History, Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry, Honors Computer Science II, Honors Economics, Honors English I, Honors English II, Honors French III, Honors French IV, Honors Geometry, Honors Latin III, Honors Modern World History, Honors Pre-Calculus , Honors Spanish III, Honors Spanish IV

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
33
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Academic Team, Anime Club, Art Club, Best Buddies, Black History Club, Close Up, Conspiracy Theory, Energy Team, Film Group, French Club, Game Club, Honor Board, International Club, International Thespian Society, Junior Catholic daughters of America, Key Club, Literary magazine, National Honor Society, Raffle Promotions Committee, Robotics, Science Club, Scouts Club, Spanish Club, Sports Medicine, Squires, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Theater SPX, VU Crew, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Handbell Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Pantherettes

College Matriculation

Year: 2017 - 2018
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Boston College
1
Indiana University
1
Northeastern University
1
Northwestern University
1
Texas A&M University
1
University of California, Davis
1
University of Colorado
1
University of Texas
1
US Military Academy
1
US Naval Academy
1

School Notes

  • St. Pius X High School is a co-educational college-preparatory school in northwest Houston, Texas. We serve a diverse student body which represents more than 120 zip codes across the community and are committed to fostering each individual's intellectual and physical potential within a challenging academic and nurturing environment. 
  • Amerigo Houston Saint Pius X High School accreditations: Texas Catholic Conference Education Department (TCCED), Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS CASI), AdvanceED
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Justin Anderson - Major League Baseball player
    • Gary Kubiak - NFL quarterback and head coach
    • Gary Majewski - Major League Baseball pitcher
    • Jackson Hurst - Actor
    • Norman F. Carnahan - American Chemical engineer and scientist
    • Tony Braunagel - Musician
    • Kohl Stewart - Major League Baseball player
    • David Pierce - Head baseball coach at the University of Texas
    • Chris Harrington - NFL linebacker
Source: Verified school update
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 563 students
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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