Admission to St. Pius X

St. Pius X invites you to explore the academic, social and spiritual opportunities at the school. Admission is open to applicants of all faiths who have demonstrated their ability to follow the course of studies at SPX and whose conduct recommends them.





December 15, 2014 – January 24, 2015

Prospective students should apply online.  Go to and click on link “Apply for Admission”.  After completing application, you will receive an email confirming that your application has been received.

December 15, 2014  – January 23, 2015

  • Electronic recommendation forms will available online for prospective students to send to their current principal/counselor, current Math/English teacher and any other current teacher through the SPX website.  Recommendations should be requested no later than January 23, 2015.
  • Authorization to Release School Records Form will be mailed and emailed to prospective students.  Parents should complete the form and bring it to your student’s current middle school no later than January 23, 2015.

January 5, 2015 – January 23, 2015

Students not enrolled in Catholic middles schools who applied online will receive a letter reminding them of the Entrance/Placement exam on January 24, 2015.

January 12, 2015 – January 16, 2015

Students in Catholic Middle Schools will take the Entrance Exam at students’ current middle school. 

January 24, 2015 8:00 – 12:00 Noon


Entrance Exam for students in public, private and charter schools.  Testing fee of $50 is required for students upon arrival at St. Pius X.

No Later than January 23, 2015

Parents will receive the Authorization to Release School Records Form via US Mail and email.  Parents must submit this form to student’s current school.  Students should have already requested the recommendations from the Principal/Counselor, current Math/English teacher and one other current teacher electronically.

January 12, 2015 – February 13, 2015

Student’s middle school staff complete Principal/Teacher Recommendation Forms electronically.  Transcripts, standardized test scores and shot records are gathered by middle school staff and sent to St. Pius X High School. 

February 13, 2015


  • Principal/Teacher Recommendation Forms are due to St. Pius X High school. Middle school staff will submit these forms online.
  • Authorization to Release School Records Form, transcripts, standardized test scores and shot records are due at St. Pius X High School from the student’s middle school. 

February 13, 2015 – March 13, 2015


Admissions Committee reviews student application packets.

Before March 13, 2015 

Acceptance packets or letters of non-acceptance are mailed to the student’s home.

March 28, 2015 8:00 – 12:00 Noon

Registration into grade 9—SPX Main Gym



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Albuquerque, NM 87120-1712
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