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PK-8
Private
Baltimore, MD

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6432 York Road
Baltimore, MD 21212

(410) 427-4700
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September 05, 2014
It's sad to see comments such as "posted August 5, 2014". The popular gossip in this school is that dministrators removed their children due to a lack of confidence in the school. I've heard this from more than one parent that I ran into (outside of school events). Those who attend the meetings, volunteer and generally show interest in the whole child (as is the Montessori concept) have a different view. Also, the "mean girl" comment: does that extend to involved dads? Too bad your experience is negative, but I can vouch for a positive experience. Most detractors don't buy into the Montessori concept and frankly, there are other schools that should meet their needs. No school is perfect, including St. Piux, but it's definitely not as bad as some have described here. Had a bad experience last year, but based on the new teachers, I feel a positive change in the works.

- submitted by a parent
August 05, 2014
St. Pius X. Many of the parents that volunteer are mean girls on steroids. The curriculum is so bad the administration has and is transferring their own children to other schools. The school is lacking in every kind (technology, etc.) of anything that is used today. There is basically NO second language course (one day a week starting in 3rd grade doesn't cut it). No official designated coaches for any sport. Do nothings about bullying. Financial help to who they want not who needs it. Too many of the teachers and administration don t smile when they greet students or parents. It seems as though the folks that work there are unhappy and it does impact the learning process.

- submitted by a parent
October 14, 2013
St. Pius X is a wonderful school. They teachers are always available to meet with you to discuss your child's progress, and the principal is very accessible as well. The families are very involved in volunteering for all events and are extremely friendly. While everyone has their friends that they are closest to, all of the students are kind to each other. My sons are in the 2nd grade and the Montessori Primary program.

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2011
St. Pius X School has an incredible group of parents who work well with the faculty to create a great school community. I am honored to know them all.

- submitted by a community member
November 24, 2010
my child attended this school for pre-k. i found that the teacher was very set in her ways and didn't provide a diverse learning environment. i would only recommend this school if your child is an auditory learner. the curriculum did not teach to the various learning styles of the children in the class. even though the literature and the principal said they did. we decided it was actually better to send our child to an area public school than for them to remain at SPX. We loved the family environment but the academics and the learning environment didn't meet our standards, needs or expectations. i heard there was new leadership in place so hopefully this is a change for the better.

- submitted by a parent
March 26, 2010
My son transferred to St. Pius X in the 5th grade from another catholic school in the city. I was extremely overwhelmed by the principal, teachers, staff, students and parents. They welcomed my son with open arms and he made friends immediately. The academics are much more challenging and the extra curricular activites are amaxing. He is involved in activities that have opened his world to new possibilities that he can continue with in high school. Thank God we transferred him, if not he would have missed out on so much!!! I have experienced the other, St. Pius X is the BEST!!!

- submitted by a parent
March 24, 2010
St Pius is a disappointment!!! The teachers are rude and unmotivated... I rarely see any teacher smiling... a few things that need to improve in the school is replacing the carpet to tile in the classrooms, get a cafeteria, and get a new principle since kids are dropping like flies at this school... if you are going to pay extra money for a private school i would recommend you run far far away from St Pius and FYI the public schools around St Pius provide a better education

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 07, 2009
the quick respond ,to any of my concern about my son

- submitted by a parent
November 04, 2009
St. Pius X provides a nurturing learning environment where each child is known by name by all the teachers, staff, and students. The teachers and the administration work very closely with the parents to ensure that the school delivers a high quality experience academically, emotionally, and spiritually.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 20, 2009
I have been associated with St.Pius for over 20 years. My two children are graduates who received a great education with solid values.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 20, 2009
The principal and the teachers take a great deal of pride in their students and the school. The principal knows the name of all of her students all of them.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 20, 2009
The teachers are great, staff and families supportive, curriculum top-notch, and class sizes small so all children get what they need to succeed.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 20, 2009
simply because thru the years the academic level has continued to stay up on a level for all to learn from. With God at the top nothing can or could fail

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 20, 2009
My granddaughter attends and she is doing an excellent job learning and the school has a great atmoshere.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 19, 2009
I feel that the school offers a comprehensive curriculum in a safe and friendly environment.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 19, 2009
As a new parent, I'm really impressed with the teachers, students and classes.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 19, 2009
St. PIus X - Baltimore is a wonderful and caring school. They take the time to educate and love thier students as if they were their own. They have a lot of family oriented events to get all the parents, children and faculty together.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 19, 2009
St. Pius X offers an excellent education and a warm, welcoming environment!

- submitted by a community member
no rating October 19, 2009
A wonderful school for the youngest student. By the second week of pre-k my son, my son knew quite a few of the older kids by name.

- submitted by a parent
October 19, 2009
My daughter is in her second year of attendace. Having been a first grader for almost two months, she has already learned so much. The work is challenging, the teachers are caring, and the class size is small. My daughter is comfortable and happy at this school and with her peers.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 19, 2009
I love how organize the school is. I love the family vibe. Everyone from the Principal on down if very friendly and cares about the children. This is my first year at St. Pius and I am very pleased and look forward to many more years.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 19, 2009
In a word, 'WOW'...St. Pius is a great school...my kids loves their school! As a parent, I am so grateful and appreciative of the warm, caring and family oriented environment...

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 19, 2009
It's a wonderful place for young people to learn and grow.

- submitted by a community member
no rating October 19, 2009
My child has attended St. Pius for five years and I can not express enough how much the school and teachers have made us feel like family and how the teachers have a genuine interest in the well being of all of their students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 19, 2009
I like the curriculum at St. Pius X school. The teachers are prepared and provide the students with sufficient tools to excel. It is very inviting to speak with the teachers when they take so much pride in their teaching. The Athletic Association is progressive and has a lot to offer a student at any level of interest. Also, the Christian environment is a plus. It is definitely a great school to have your child attend!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 19, 2009
St. Pius is a wonderful school. My child is being given a great education as well as being shown how to be a good person. The St. Pius X community of educators and families is supportive, giving and make the school stand out from all others.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 19, 2009
St. Pius X is a great school! They have awesome teachers that make it fun to learn!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 19, 2009
I can't say enough about St. Pius X School. I loved it so much as a parent I decided to join the faculty!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 19, 2009
The Teachers staff and families are great. It also has a great compassion for the education and well being of the students ans their families.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 18, 2009
Because you feel like you are part of a family at the school

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 18, 2009
The small size and Christian atmosphere has been a great advantage for both my son and daughter who attend. They have both grown in their confidence level in addition to their academics.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 18, 2009
I taught in the Catholic school system for 40 years. Out of all the schools, St. Pius X always has had a special place in my heart. High academic standards have always been important, but our faith based family has been the priority. I now substitute there and I still continue to feel the love and concern for each child present.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 18, 2009
St. Pius X school is a wonderful school with great values. It looks at the whole student. It is a family not just a school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 18, 2009
St.Pius X School in Baltimore, Maryland is a PK thru 8 school that fosters a real sense of community for its students and their families. Whether it is academic, musical, theatrical, athletic or social there is always something exciting happening. That says a lot of about teacher's commitment and our countless volunteers. We have a very diverse student body that contributes to wonderful spirit and appreciation for each others talents. Go SPX!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 18, 2009
The most caring principal and staff a school can have!

- submitted by a community member
no rating October 17, 2009
We love the caring, loving and christian environment with the high level of scholastic acheivement

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 17, 2009
Great academics and a fantastic staff. Ouir daughter loves everything about it.It is like a second family.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 17, 2009
St. Pius X School challenges its students to be the very best persons that they can be, both within and outside the classroom. In addition to offering a very solid academic envionrment, the school provides its students with a safe and nurturing atmosphere in which they can learn and grow as individuals. Thanks to the combined efforts of its fantastically talented and incredibly dedicated administrators, faculty and staff, St. Pius X School is a wonderful place for its students. It's an incredible gem of a school, and Baltimore is a much better place because of its presence in our community.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 17, 2009
St. Pius X continues to provide my child with a challenging academic program as well as character education and social awareness. The atmosphere is professional yet nurturing. There is never a doubt that educators or families are available to come to your aid if you need it. The example set by this environment is one I would wish for every parent and child to experience.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 17, 2009
This is my son's first year at SPX school, and I feel very comfortable leaving him in the care of the faculty and staff. I am very impressed with how organized they are, and their care and concern for the students. I have seen positive changes in my son personally as well as academically. My husband and I made the right decision to send our son to SPX.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 17, 2009
St. Pius is very diverse and my son comes home sharing something new everyday. I love how he's grown and flourished in just a few short weeks!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 17, 2009
Teachers are spectacular, environment fosters confidence and creativity.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 17, 2009
St. Pius is a wonderful place. It has an amazing community of students, parents, teachers and administration. Each student is valued at St.Pius X School.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 17, 2009
it is like a family. I love the staff, location and everything about it

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 17, 2009
The teachers care about the students development in all areas. Even though my son is only three, he has learned things that will last him a lifetime.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 17, 2009
St Pius X. offers to it's student a love of God and a family togetherness. Students are prepared in all aspects of the learning pie and it is complete

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 16, 2009
St Pius allows students to flourish academically as well as thrive in an environment where the kids feel safe, cared for, and loved.

- submitted by a parent
October 15, 2009
St Pius offers a quality education in an exceptional environment. A catholic parish school, it re-enforces the values that we teach at home and our children learn in church. The community of involved parents is extraordinary.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 15, 2009
It is genuinely concerned about the success of its students. It fosters an exceptional academic environment surrounded by spiritually filled virtues.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 15, 2009
In addition to being academically challenging for students, St. Pius X school also teaches community outreach and the importance of volunteerism to the children. Everyone's goal is to educate children to be good people and good citizens of our world.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 15, 2009
I love St. Pius X School because the administrative team, faculty and staff provide a loving environment for academic excellence. We are a family!

- submitted by a community member
September 16, 2009
St. Pius X School strives to inspire young minds and foster a love for life-long learning. The school community is based in a strong faith community and supportive neighborhood community. Great starts for great minds!

- submitted by a community member
November 16, 2008
My children are alumni of this great school. Academically they were slightly above average students. They learned more about respect and responsibility at St. Pius X School then their peers at other schools in the Baltimore area. They continue to hold the friendships they developed at St. Pius dear to their hearts. I know both could name almost everyone in their classes and have been in countless weddings of their grade school friends. They both attended Catholic High Schools and colleges and have jobs paying significantly more than their parents! Parent involvement in extra curricular activities along with quality teaching made them what they are today.

- submitted by a community member
no rating November 04, 2008
Our daughter has been enrolled at spx since the first grade. We chose the school and then became parishoners because of our school choice. We do not live in that particular parish. The children look happy, and there is a sense of family; a tone we attribute to our principal. She knows every child's name and promotes an open door policy for parents. The school has excelled academicaly in the past 3 years and we decided to keep our child there during the middle school years for this reason. There is also a tremendous parental involvement especially with fathers. We have never had a negative experience with any of our daughter's teachers. These professionals work hard for little pay. Their dedication is truely inspiring. James and deborah o'connor

- submitted by a parent
November 03, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2008
this school is really poor no cafeteria no air conditioning no good cleaning people bad furniture suh as cracked chairs and broken desks i would not recommend this school for yor child

- submitted by a community member
October 18, 2008
My son is currently in the 1st grade, having attended SPX since Pre-K. He truly loves school and looks forward to going every day. I feel that the diversity found at SPX is one of the school's best attributes. It warms my heart to see children of all races playing together and developing life-long friendships. I am also delighted with the number of opportunities the children have to participate in various service projects. The school is dedicated to developing students with strong social consciences. The families that we have met there have been some of the nicest, most down-to-earth, progressive people that we know. SPX has become a second home for our family. Although we are not thrilled with our 25 minute commute to SPX, we wouldn't send our son anywhere else!

- submitted by a parent
October 15, 2008
Both of my children have been students of SPX since their inital school experience in the Pre K level. We have been apart of the SPX Family since 2003. I realize that in hard times that some families may have to withdraw and comit to a public school experience for economical reasons but I must say from my own standpoint every dollar that I put towards my children's education is well spent at SPX. I am a strong believer that your child's environment has as much as an impact as the actual educational portion of 'learning'. I do feel sorry for those people who have posted negative reviews on this site. Perhaps there was not enough parent involvement, I truley believe that is a major key to your child's success in their educational career. SPX ' not just a school, a

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 10, 2008
I have had 3 children at SPX. One is now in high school while the other 2 remain at SPX and will graduate from there. It has been the best decision I have ever made in the raising of my children. They have grown spiritually, emotionally and academically. My oldest was very prepared for high school and is excelling. The teachers at SPX are well qualified in their academics as well as their caring, nurturing attitude toward the students. The administration is second to none and when I drop my children off in the morning, I know that they are with people that truly care about them as students and people.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 13, 2008
Very poorly run school, going downhill fast. They are losing students and perhaps now teachers. We were not pleased with this school at all.

- submitted by a parent
August 06, 2008
My son attended prek last year at St. Pius and I would highly recommend the school. I felt that each and every child recieved personal attention and thrived throughout the school year.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2008
My daughter is in the Pre-Kindergarten at St. Pius. I am pleased with the school's program, as my child has grown academically, spiritually, and emotionally. Many of my family members are also impressed with the school, based upon the experiences my daugher has had this school year. My daughter is very excited to share what she is learning in school each day. As a result of a conversation, my daughter inspired my mother to research various artists and their work (Picasso, Henri Matisse, and Marie Lorenchen). I feel that my child is in a safe and nurturing environment. In addition, the school communicates effectively with parents and provides many opportunities for parent engagement. By the way, the parents are very active in the school community. Overall, this experience has been good for my child.

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2008
i dont feel the school takes enough time to learn the content of character of the volunteers they subject there children to ie.basketball coaches etc.

- submitted by a community member
February 27, 2008
My child has been attending SPX from Pre-K thru 3rd grade. My child's experience has been a mixed one: The school is less creative and progressive in areas of academics, i.e. integrating the use of technology in learning. I feel his self-esteem has been affected by a character-building program that is not reinforced by the behaviour of some of its teachers dealing with bullying, etc. The focus on information overload and heavy homework commitments doesn't seem to translate into improved test scores, especially in the upper grades in math and science. Lack of integrating creativity and critical thinking has been another concern. As well, the lack of progressive attitude towards unstructured playtime and/or the importance of fresh air breaks in the busy daily schedule of repetitive seatwork has become a key disappointment. The biggest strength, by far, of the school is its families: most are warm, diverse, supportive and very involved.

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2008
My daughter has been in St Pius since PK-4. She is now in the 1st grade. She has had nothing but a great experience being here. Me as a parent im very satisfied with St Pius.

- submitted by a parent
December 08, 2007
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- submitted by a student
no rating October 25, 2007
My family has been part of the St. Pius X School community for 10 years. It has been one of the best choices we have made for our 3 children. They have grown academically, spiritually and emotionally. Teachers, staff and administrators provide a safe, nuturing environment while achieving academic excellence in all areas. My family is proud to be a SPX family.

- submitted by a parent
March 16, 2006
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St Pius X School
6432 York Road, Baltimore, MD  21212
(410) 427-4700
Last modified St Pius X School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
St Pius X School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 68 reviews. Top