St Pius X Elementary School

  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 301
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3 out of 5 | 9 Reviews
  • Address
  • 7734 Robin Rest Dr
  • San Antonio, TX 78209
  • Phone
  • (210) 824-6431
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School Description

St Pius X Elementary School enrolls 301 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-8. It is located in San Antonio, TX, which is a highly populated city with a median household income of $36,214.

School Operational Details
  • Students Have Access to a Library or Media Center
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 180
    Note: Kindergarten Operates Five Days Per Week
  • School Hours Per Day: 7
    Note: Kindergarten Operates on a Full Day Schedule
School Religious Orientation
  • Roman Catholic
    Archdiocese of San Antonio, TX
School Associations
  • National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
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9 reviews for St Pius X Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on January 11, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I have had my children enrolled at St. Pius for 9 years. Never in my nine years have I been more proud to be part of this school and community. We have an awesome administration, awesome teachers, parents and students. St. Pius is trully at it's best. Our principal, Mr. Deming, is fired up! Wonderful things are happening at SPX, come see for yourself!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 20, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I have read all the comments and let me start off by saying; the school has gone through some hard times, in past few years. I believe we have a great leader in our new principle. Most of the families that left are the ones that do not get involved and try to make things better. The parents and teachers that stayed and fought to make the school a better place I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart and the ones that left I wish you well. We have a great community and school. I was one of the families on the fence, I thought about leaving. I went to several other Catholic schools and took a tour of each one and each one was very impersonal. It was like they were doing me a favor by meeting with me. If I wanted to be treated like a number I would go to public school. Then I realized I am at St. Pius X for a reason and that is to help make this school a better place for the CHILDREN of St. Pius X.

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 03, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • School imploded last year, yet again. If St. Pius is not broken as one reviewer says, then what school is? So much lying and misinformation. Lost half its students during current pastor's tenure (not exaggeration). Completely new middle school faculty every single year (not exaggeration). To make matters worse most of the long-standing great elementary school faculty resigned out of frustration. Fourth principal in five years. Bully issues even made WOAI news. All facts. It is not just a “few” disgruntled former parents out there, there are hundreds that have left over years. It was such a great school with waiting lists not so long ago but community slowly broken by egos at top. Very sad, so many kids and families have been deeply hurt.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on June 28, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I notice new reviews on here concerning the "betterment" and turn around this school is making....well do not believe them. Their "new administration" submitted his letter of resignation last month...not even a full year after being hired to lead this failing school. Most of the "new, fresh" middle school teachers they speak about have also quit, or were fired. Many of the best teachers, with the most tenure (one having 18 years!!) have chosen to abandoned this failing school. In all, almost half the faculty have left this year! This school will never fix it's problems unless a total cleaning is done starting at the top with the priest of the parish! How can anyone rate this school with anything decent when current numbers speak for themselves. High teacher turnovers, a principal that resigns after less than a year and a dramatically declining enrollment (less than 150 after this year!) Research it will see!!! Last year people pulled their kids in huge numbers and this year it's the same. At this rate there will be very few children left at this school and I am sure those are the kinds you would not want you child in with.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on May 26, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • It was providence that lead us to St. Pius X and to this day I am grateful. We have been at other schools. We came to St. Pius from one of the most academically rigorous and expensive schools in Texas so I have a solid basis for comparison. (I do not regret, for example) that my elementary chldren are not staying up until 9:00 every night doing homework anymore). St. Pius is the most decent, welcoming community, and it is NOT broken as some would have it. Staff issues you will find everywhere, but our leadership is wonderful, especially our pastor, who my children see at school ALL the time. He even taught them to sing to God in Gaelic. True the principal's position is in transition, but I am not worried, because the pastor has devoted all his time and energy to it and he is a very good man. The issues here are no less than elsewhere, it is just that St. Pius was blessed not to have them for a time. St. Pius is the strongest, most dedicated parent community I have ever seen and that has not changed. My children actually love going to school each day, they excel academically and are being molded into great human beings. I love that this school is still very genuinely Catholic, that boys can still be boys and girls can be girls here--many schools are unwilling to recognize the difference to the detriment of our young men. It is conservative, meaning it is Catholic through and through and I love that too. Folks, anyone can learn out of a book, but there is so much more to a child's life than that adn this is one of the schools that really, truly knows it.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 02, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Even though the priest received educator of the year, he has never been in a classroom, enrollment has fallen dramatically under his leadership and teacher turnover is at an all time high. There are some (few) good elementary teachers here but overall, teachers and children are an afterthought. Decisions that affect the entire school are made by a very few select parents who are not educators. If you want an ultra conservative school with a charismatic bent, this is the one for you. If you are looking for solid academics and actions by leaders that truly reflect Christian attitudes, look elsewhere.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 13, 2010
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The way the principal handles discipline will eventually make parents withdraw their children from St. Pius.
  • Reviewed by Community Member on August 17, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Very good school many years ago with over 40 kids in every grade, but has been slowly falling apart.

    The number of kids below in statistics section is very inaccurate. Many kids have been pulled and are now going to other Catholic schools. Most grades down to 17-25 kids. Leadership lacking.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on May 07, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I graduated from St. Pius X 3 years ago and I can say from my experience at this school that it is amazing. Everyone that attends this school feels a connection to everyone there. It was not just a school, it was home.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 301
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 24.1
    Full-Time Teachers: 24
    Part-Time Teachers: 1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.1
  • Percent Minority Students: 35.2%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 131 (43.5%)
  • Females: 170 (56.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
St Pius X Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For St Pius X Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade217.0%
2nd Grade279.0%
3rd Grade4013.3%
4th Grade299.6%
5th Grade4013.3%
6th Grade279.0%
7th Grade268.6%
8th Grade3010.0%
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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