Amerigo Houston Saint Pius X High School

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Definition of Terms 
2019 School Data
Amerigo HoustonBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-125-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Religious AffiliationCatholicNon-denominational
Year Founded19531909
Campus Size56 acres106 acres

Student Body

Enrollment573 students318 students
% Students of Color
30%
22%
% International Students
5%
20%
% Students Boarding
10%
67%
Average SAT Score1273* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score27*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasualCasual
Average Class Size19 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:131:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered3017
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
54%
70%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$62,850
(Additional student fee applies)
$56,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$16,500$30,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredYesYes
Director of AdmissionsRaj Patel
Associate Director of AdmissionsSarah Cook

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered3017
CoursesAP 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 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, Honors Trigonometry

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1316
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations3423
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Academic Team, Anime Club, Art Club, Best Buddies, Black History Club, Close Up, Conspiracy Theory, Dominican High School Preaching Team, 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 - 201810 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Boston College1
Indiana University1
Northeastern University1
Northwestern University1
Texas A&M University1
University of California, Davis1
University of Colorado1
University of Texas1
US Military Academy1
US Naval Academy1
Link to Matriculation Data

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

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