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Alumni 
2013 Graduates
244 (105 Boys; 139 Girls)

Largest Matriculation
for Class of 2013
In State: 
U. of Georgia: 28
Georgia College & State: 24
Georgia Southern University: 18 
Georgia Tech: 17
Georgia State: 17
Kennesaw State: 6  
Emory University: 4

Out of State: 
Auburn University: 18
U. of Mississippi: 12 
Clemson University: 8
University of South Carolina: 7 
University of Alabama: 4
University of Notre Dame: 3
UNC Chapel Hill: 3

2013 Graduates Attending
Four Year Colleges: 
98%

2012 Graduates Attending
Two Year Colleges: 
2%

Number of Alumni
10,977

Enrollment for 2013-14 
1,129 (9-12)
Boys (534), Girls (595)

Minority Enrollment 
222 (20%)

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

Number of AP Courses Offered: 21

Study Support Program
with 2 teachers

Testing Information 
SAT range for mid-50% of Class of 2013: 1060-1310

2013 National Merit Program Honorees:
Scholars 7 
Commended Students 29
Achievement Scholars 1  Hispanic Scholars 7

Number of AP Exams
Taken in 2012-13: 838

Faculty: 9
4 Doctoral degrees
7 Specialist degrees
58 Master's degrees
25 Bachelor's degrees

Catholic: 67
Non-Catholic: 28

Teachers' average experience:
17.95 years

Tuition 2013-14
$11,770 Grades 9-12

Financial Aid 2012-13
Average award:
$4,379 to 155 students
(14% of student body)

2010-11 Endowment Value
$5,061,393
as of October 11, 2012

St. Pius X Facilities
62 classrooms
4 computer labs
8 science labs
1 library (18,581 print/electronic volumes; 37 computers)
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
Guitar
Visual Arts

Fine Arts Participation 2012-13
643 students (58%) 

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:
979 students (89%)

6th, 7th, 8th Grade Teams:
361 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)