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Alumni 
2017 Graduates
256 (121 Boys; 135 Girls)

Largest Matriculation
for Class of 2017
In State: 
U. of Georgia
Georgia Tech 
Georgia College
Kennesaw State
Georgia Southern
Georgia State University

Out of State: 
Auburn University
University of South Carolina
University of Alabama
University of Mississippi
Florida State University
Samford University

2017 Graduates Attending
Four Year Colleges: 
98%

2017 Graduates Attending
Two Year Colleges: 
2%

Number of Alumni
12,354

Enrollment for 2017-18
1,100 (9-12)
Boys (548), Girls (552)

Minority Enrollment 
279 (25%)

Academic Program
Instruction at 3 levels:
•AP
•Honors
•College Prep

Number of AP Courses Offered: 27

Study Support Program
with 2 teachers

Testing Information 
SAT range for mid-50% of Class of 2017: 1160-1360

2016 National Merit Program Honorees: 
Scholars 6
Commended Students 18
Hispanic Scholars 2 

Number of AP Exams
Taken in 2016-17: 1,049

Faculty: 96
7 Doctoral degrees
8 Specialist degrees
58 Master's degrees
23 Bachelor's degrees

Catholic: 85%
Non-Catholic: 15%

Teachers' average experience:
19 years

Tuition 2017-18
$12,975 Active Catholic
$14,475 Non-Catholic
Grades 9-12

Financial Aid 2016-17
Average award: $5,427

St. Pius X Facilities
62 classrooms
5 computer labs
8 science labs
1 library (12,271 print/2,136 electronic volumes; 37 computers; Ebook Subscriptions: 250,000+; 360 Tablets)
1 music studio
1 art studio
1 dance studio
1 drama studio
1 chapel
1 darkroom
1 theater/auditoriums
2 gyms
4 fields
1 fitness center
1 track
1 cafeteria

Extracurricular Activities
Academic Quiz Bowl 
Allied Health Careers
Altar Servers
Anime
Art Association
Baking Club
Bookalicious
Carpe Diem
Campus Ministry
Chess Club
Class Representatives
Dance Team
Eucharistic Ministers
Film Club
Flagline
Fly Fishing Club
Forensics Team (Speech & Debate)
French Club
Future Educators’ Association
Green Club
Honor Council
Interactive Computer Science Club
Latin Club
Lion Leaders
Marching Band
Math Club
Model United Nations and Arab League
Music Ministry
National Honor Society
Newspaper
Outdoor Club
Percussion Club
Pius Players
Sailing Club
Science Club
Spanish Club
Student Ambassadors
Student Council
Students for Life
Tech Crew
Ultimate Frisbee Club
United Cultural Awareness
Writers’ Club
Water Polo
Yearbook

Fine Arts Program
Band
Chorus
Dance
Drama
Flagline
Guitar
Music Technology
Music Theory
Visual Arts

Fine Arts Participation 2017-18
728 students (68%) 

Athletics
(61 teams at all levels)

Fall Sports:
Cheerleading - Competition 
Cheerleading - Spirit
Cross Country - Girls & Boys
Football
Softball - Fastpitch
Volleyball - Girls

Winter Sports: 
Basketball - Girls & Boys 
Cheerleading - Spirit
Dance Team
Swimming/Diving - Girls & Boys
Wrestling

Spring Sports:
Baseball
Golf - Girls & Boys
Lacrosse - Girls & Boys
Soccer - Girls & Boys
Tennis - Girls & Boys
Track - Girls & Boys

Athletic Participation
High School Teams:
754 students (70%)

6th, 7th, 8th Grade Teams:
403 students

School Motto
Domini Sumus -
"We are the Lord's"
(Romans 14:8b) 

School Colors
White, Gold, and Blue


Explanation of School Crest

The school crest contains much from the life of Pope St. Pius X. On the crest, the winged lion symbolizes St. Mark, the patron Saint of Venice, the city of which Cardinal Sarto was patriarch and cardinal before he became pope. As pope, Pius X retained this symbol for his own coat of arms. It is from this symbol that the school proudly calls itself the "Golden Lions."

Appearing on the coat of arms of both Pius X and the first Archbishop of Atlanta are the waves of the sea. On the saint's coat of arms they represent the seaport of Venice. On the coat of arms of the Archbishop of Atlanta and on our own, they symbolize the city of Atlanta, named from the Atlantic Ocean.

Superimposed on the waves is the anchor of hope, again from the coat of arms of Pius X. At the lower left of the shield is a sword. This is the symbol of the martyrdom of St. Paul from whose First Epistle to the Corinthians Pope Pius X took his motto and from whose Epistle to the Romans the school derives its motto, "Domini Sumus."

Significant colors on the emblem are gold and white, the Papal colors, and with blue, the school colors. The color red symbolizes the martyrdom of the Apostle Paul.

To the left of the emblem is the "chi rho." This can translate to Pius X. Its original meaning, however, is derived from the first two letters of the Greek word for Christ, "christos.".

School Motto

Domini Sumus—“We are the Lord’s” (from Romans 14:8b)