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Academic Excellence

Pius Proud: Faith. Education. Life.
Pius X High School serves the Lincoln community by providing an affordable, Catholic education in a positive environment. As part of the Pius X family, students deepen their faith and knowledge, and have opportunities to pursue their talents and passions. Pius X educates 1,280 Catholic and non-Catholic students in Grades 9-12 from 18 parishes in Lincoln and the surrounding area.

Highlights include:

  • With more than 100 classes in 12 academic departments, advanced placement courses are offered in math, science, English and social studies.
  • ACT Scores - The average composite score (2016) was 24.5 with 43 students scored a 30 or higher.
  • Named a School of Excellence by the Cardinal Newman Society Catholic Honor Roll, places Pius X in the top 5% of all Catholic schools. This is the 5th honor in 9 years, including two other Top 50 honors.
  • 15% of students receive financial assistance. More than $74,000 in tuition assistance/scholarships was awarded in 2016-17. No student is turned away because of financial circumstances.
  • Pius X has one of the most affordable tuition rates in the country: ranging from $1,800 to $2,150. No student is turned away for financial reasons. The yearly cost of education at Pius X is $5,670. This is substantially less than ’14-’15 Lincoln Public Schools average cost of $10,576 per student.
  • Certified staff possess an average of 17 years of teaching experience. 59% have earned a master’s degree or equivalent.
  • 46 Pius X graduates have gone on to become priests or women religious in Lincoln and beyond, with 23 alumni currently in religious formation.
  • Athletics – Student athletes compete in 19 competitive sports: 9 for girls • 10 for boys
  • More than 35 extracurricular activities/clubs. The performing arts offer opportunities in band, vocal music, speech, and drama.

 

 

 

Pius X • 6000 A St. • Lincoln, NE 68510 • 402-488-0931 • Fax: 402-488-1061

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