St. Pius X High School (Festus, Missouri)
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|St. Pius X High School|
|1030 St Pius Drive
Festus, Missouri, (Jefferson County) 63028
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|President||Fr. Edward Nemeth|
|Chaplain||Fr. Edward Nemeth|
|Student to teacher ratio||14:1|
|Color(s)||Navy Blue and Vegas Gold|
|Athletics||Football, Softball, Soccer, Tennis, Cheerleading, Basketball, Baseball, Cross Country, Golf, Track & Field, Volleyball|
|Athletics conference||Jefferson County Athletic Association (JCAA)|
|Accreditation||North Central Association of Colleges and Schools |
|Average ACT scores||22.1|
|Newspaper||The Lancer Legend|
|College Counselor||Marty Zielonko|
|Athletic Director||Barb Charboneau and Tilden Watson|
|Website||St. Pius X Website|
St. Pius X High School was founded in 1959 to provide a Catholic education for high school students in Jefferson County, Missouri. To this day it remains the only Catholic high school in the county. It is part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Saint Louis.
St. Pius's principal, Karen DeCosty, is an alumnus of the school, graduating in 1993.
- Mike Henneman, 1980, former All-Star pitcher for the Detroit Tigers
- Steve Stoll, 1965, former Democratic Missouri State Senator and Congressional candidate
Notes and references
- NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23.