Why St. Pius V School?

Building God’s Kingdom

The mission and philosophy of St. Pius V Catholic School continue to guide us as we provide students with the best spiritual and academic formation possible. This includes:

  • Daily religion classes and school-wide prayer
  • Weekly mass attendance
  • Sacramental preparation
  • Training for, and participation in, Sunday and other special Masses as musicians, altar servers. and lectors
  • Affordable tuition and tuition assistance for qualified families
  • Clear 6-year term of accreditation from WCEA/WASC
  • Experienced, certificated administrators and teachers
  • Full-day Transitional Kindergarten (4 yr. old) and Kindergarten (5 yr. old) classes
  • Morning and afternoon daycare
  • Inclusion
  • Blended learning in grades 3 – 8
  • Norm-referenced, nationally standardized testing program
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Handwriting
  • STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) and inquiry-based assignments
  • Departmentalized junior high (grades 6 – 8)
  • Advisory period in grades 6 – 8
  • Elective classes for grades 6 – 8
  • Leadership opportunities for junior high students
  • Service opportunities for all grades/Service requirement for junior high
  • Physical Education program
  • One-to-one technology in grades 2 – 8
  • Computer Lab and campus-wide technology access
  • Common Sense media technology safety training program
  • Internet Access in all classrooms (Content filtered for students’ safety)
  • Security gates and cameras throughout the campus
  • Choice Lunch program
  • After school activities
  • Interscholastic athletic teams (grades 5 – 8)
  • Web-based grading and reporting system (Sycamore – see links on main Parent page)
  • Music classes for all grades
  • A full-service library
  • Assemblies and field trips