St. Pius X Admissions Timeline for 2020 Entry

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 2020-2021 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 2019

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. RSVPs are not necessary and the events start at 7:00 pm. St. Pius X HS is participating in the following Virtual High School Nights.

  • Thursday, September 24
  • Tuesday, September 29

October 2019

  • High School Nights - Virtual
    • Monday, October 5
    • Wednesday, October 14


  • 8th Grade Day- Due to the ongoing pandemic, St. Pius X will not host a regular 8th Grade Day this year. However, we strongly encourage any 8th graders interested in St. Pius X to contact us to arrange a visit. Also, St. Pius X will be dropping off materials for 8th graders at area parochial schools this fall. Stay tuned!


  • St. Pius X Open House Sunday, October 25 11 am - 2 pm - Open House includes opportunities to meet faculty, staff, coaches and students. You can tour 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 SPX application.

    • Applications can be submitted starting on October 15.

November 2019

  • Archdiocesan applications for current 8th graders are due by Monday, November 16. 

  • Records for students who have applied to St. Pius X and attend Archdiocesan high schools will be sent by their current schools to SPX no later than December 4. Records are also sent for PSR students at this time.

January 2020

  • Friday, January 8 - First-semester report cards for applicants will be sent by grade schools to St. Pius X.
  • Interviews Saturday, January 9 - St. Pius X hosts mandatory interviews with 8th-grade students who have applied for admission.

February 2020

  • Admission decision letters will be mailed the first week of February.
  • Induction Night Thursday, February 18 - 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 SPX administrators. This is where incoming freshmen learn about their house assignments.
  • Thursday, February 25 - Deadline to apply for Archdiocesan-based financial aid.
  • Class of 2025 Placement Test- Saturday, February 6

March 2020

  • March 15 - Deadline for Financial Aid application and Scholarship application. 

May 2020

  • May 20 - Financial aid packages are distributed to students.