St. Pius X Admissions Timeline

This timeline is a combination of the St. Louis Archdiocese's Catholic High School admissions process and St. Pius X High School admission events leading to the 2022-2023 school year.

St. Pius X accepts applications for admission throughout the year. Students wishing to transfer during the school year should review the transfer page.


  • St. Pius X accepts applications year-round. 

September 2022

High School Nights provide parents and students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades an opportunity to hear from representatives of Catholic high schools in the St. Louis Archdiocese about their programs and policies. Each evening will begin with a school fair from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Families will have the choice to attend three different 15-minute presentations from the high schools of their choice. St. Pius X is participating in the following High School Nights.

  • Tuesday, September 13 at St. Joseph’s Academy

October 2022

  • 8th Grade Day- Wednesday, October 5, 2022- All eighth grade students are invited to St. Pius X to participate in our annual Eighth Grade Day. This event is scheduled during Homecoming Week so students may witness firsthand the culture and school spirit at St. Pius X.  Students can wear their uniform bottoms or jeans with a school shirt and tennis shoes."
  • St. Pius X Open House Sunday, October 23, 11 am - 2 pm - Open House includes opportunities to meet faculty, staff, coaches, and students. You can tour the campus and learn more about life as a Lancer from our team of student ambassadors as well as areas such as our innovative house system, our lunch hour program, and college counseling. We also hold a drawing for a one-year partial tuition voucher.
  • Applications - Parochial school & PSR 8th graders must submit two applications for admission; the St. Pius X online application and an application through the Archdiocese.
    • Public school students who are not PSR participants need only submit the StPX application.
    • Applications can be submitted starting on October 3.

November 2022

  • Archdiocesan applications for current 8th graders are due by Monday, November 14. 
  • Records for students who have applied to St. Pius X and attend Archdiocesan high schools will be sent by their current schools to StPX no later than Friday, December 2. Records are also sent for PSR students at this time.

January 2023

  • Wednesday, January 11 - First-semester report cards for applicants will be sent by grade schools to St. Pius X.
  • Interviews St. Pius X hosts mandatory interviews with 8th-grade students who have applied for admission on Saturday, January 14. 
  • Tuesday, January 17 - Archdiocesan-based financial aid applications open.
  • Friday, January 27 - Admissions Letters delivered
  • Saturday, February 4 - Class of 2027 Placement Test

February 2023

  • Induction Night Thursday, February 23 - This event is for all recently accepted students so they can meet St. Pius X faculty, staff, and students, as well as each other, while parents are given an opportunity to meet with StPX administrators. This is where incoming freshmen learn about their house assignments.
  • Tuesday, February 28 - Deadline to apply for Archdiocesan-based financial aid.
  • Class of 2027 Placement Test Makeup Date - Tuesday, February 7

March 2023

  • March 7 - Spring Open House
  • March 15 - Deadline for Financial Aid application and Scholarship application. 

May 2023

  • Financial aid packages are distributed to students at the end of May.