Admissions Process

Step into SPX

Applying to the high school of your choice involves many steps. Let us walk you through the process at St. Pius X High School. If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions Office at or 713-579-7502.

Not ready to apply? Complete an Inquire Now form so that we can get you more information.

Visit our campus

Visiting our campus in person remains the best introduction to the St. Pius X community. Our admissions office provides multiple ways to experience our school.

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2019-2020 online application opens on September 15, 2018

All of our applicants complete their application via our website.

You can find all of the necessary information on the Apply Online page.

Complete your application by January 15, 2019 for inclusion in the first round of admission decisions. Be the first applicant from your school and receive a gift.

Attend our Open House on October 17, 2018

Please join us to meet our dedicated faculty and staff and learn more about our outstanding academic and extra-curricular programs. Reservations are not required.

Find out more on our Open House page.


Complete your application by January 15, 2019

Submitting your application by January 15th includes your student in the first round of decisions. This deadline is important for both acceptance to the school and financial aid decisions.

Take a second look at the Apply Online page if you have questions.

Submit financial aid application via FAST

We provide financial aid to those students most in need, but we need a financial aid application from you to make that happen.

Visit our Financial Aid page for information about the application process and the deadlines for completion.

Take the Entrance Exam at SPX

Entrance exams remains a crucial factor in the admissions process. This year we are offering both the ISEE and the HSPT exams on campus. You can find registration information by checking our Entrance Exam page.

  • HSPT - High School Placement Test (01/12/2019)
  • ISEE - Independent Schools Entrance Exam (11/10/2018 & 01/12/2019)


Receive your decision letter

Decision letters for admission will be mailed to students on March 9, 2018. These letters for incoming ninth graders include information about:

    • admission to school for 2018-2019
    • registration night
    • scholarship information (if applicable)
    • financial aid information (if applicable)

Letters for transfer students will be mailed as decisions are made by the Admissions Committee.