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Admissions Process

St. Pius X Catholic School welcomes applications from students with a wide variety of passions, personal backgrounds, and unique perspectives.




We are still accepting applications for new students for the 2022-2023 school year.

2022-2023 Application for Admission

Important Dates

  • All students applying for pre-Kindergarten must be 4 years old prior to August 31.
  • All students applying for Kindergarten must be 5 years old prior to August 31 per North Carolina State law.
  • Applications will be accepted starting February 1 for students who do not have a sibling already enrolled at our school. Siblings of students currently enrolled at our school are given first priority.
  • We have a rolling admissions policy; however, students who apply after a class is filled will be placed on a waiting list.
  • The state of North Carolina begins accepting applications for the Opportunity Scholarship and the Educational Student Accounts program on February 1 (see Affordability for more information).


Admissions Process

  1. Visit St. Pius X Catholic School for a tour if you have not already done so.
  2. Complete our online application, including required documents:
    • Most recent progress report/report card (grades 1-8; K if applicable)
    • Final report card from the previous school year (grades 1-8)
    • Standardized test results (grades 1-8, as applicable)
    • Most recent IEP/504, if applicable
    • Most recent ed/psych or neuropsychological assessment, if applicable
    • Teacher or caregiver evaluation (as applicable for pre-K applicants)
    • Birth certificate (pre-K and K only)
  3. Schedule a placement assessment for your student. This is conducted by St. Pius X Catholic School, and you will be contacted by the admissions office. There is $100 fee (nonrefundable) for the assessment.
  4. Our admissions committee will meet to review your student's application packet and his/her placement test results. The committee will determine whether St. Pius X Catholic School is a good match for your student's strengths and needs.
  5. You will be notified of the committee's decision, including any recommendations, by the Admissions Director.
  6. If your child is offered enrollment, complete an online enrollment packet, including required documents:
    • Birth certificate (grades 1-8)
    • List of immunizations (click here for a list of immunizations required prior to the start of school)
    • Health form completed by your student's physician within the past year
    • Baptismal and sacramental certificates (if Catholic)
    • Completed Parish Participation form signed by your pastor (in order to receive the participating Catholic rate of tuition)
    • Child Custody Documents, if applicable