Pius XI offers an exceptional educational experience grounded in four core pillars of excellence

• Living the Faith
• College-Ready Academics
• Renowned Arts Program
• Winning Athletics

Award-winning faculty are scholars in their own right and committed to student success

• 100+ courses
• 12 Advanced Placement classes
• Customized Tailored Curriculum
• Engage students in intellectual dialogue
• Cultivating lifelong learning

Pius XI is a warm and welcoming community of global learners

• Diverse, International Community
• Broad World Perspective
• Academic Prowess
• Respect and Dignity of Others
• Deep Appreciation of Peers

Upon graduation, our students are prepared with life skills to succeed

• 93% of Pius XI graduates continue their education at a four-year university or college
• After attaining a Bachelors degree, 32% of grads will pursue an advanced degree
• Pius XI grads have been chosen by every Ivy League and Big 10 School
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A Real World Education for Tomorrow’s Leaders

Pius XI. A nationally recognized Blue Ribbon school

College-Ready Academic Curriculum

12 Teaching Departments. Over 100 Courses.

Exceptionally well-educated faculty devoted to student success in strong academics. 12 AP Classes.

Spiritual Character Development

Guiding Each Student's Moral Compass

Pius XI students are mindful, spiritual individuals with a true desire for service and a strong moral character.

Renowned Arts Education

Expansive Artist-Scholar Programs

$3 million annual scholarship offers. 5 Presidential Scholars. Dozens of Awards. Nationally recognized faculty. 150 performance options.

Winning Athletic Programs

A Rich, Accomplished History

20 Teams. 13 Sports. Nearly 200 Conference Championships and 100 State Championships.

A Welcoming Community of Learners

Incredible Teaching Staff

Global Student Community

Students come to Pius XI from all over southeastern Wisconsin – and the world. They come to be challenged academically and to mindfully grow spiritually in our school community.

At Pius, students are nurtured to become the very best versions of themselves and what God has intended.

Our diverse, international community strengthens human bonds, broadens each student’s world perspective, and allows them a deeper appreciation of their peers. Pius XI Catholic High School is a warm and welcoming environment that is educating tomorrow’s global leaders.

  • 4 Continents
  • 7 Countries
  • 72 International Students
  • Invaluable Experiences
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Academic Excellence. Tailored Curriculum

At Pius XI, our students are scholars. We push our students to succeed and think critically about the world around them.

With a wide, varied and integrated curriculum, Pius XI students are prepared for post-secondary education in all fields, from STEM to the arts.

With 12 AP courses and even more honors courses, there are numerous opportunities for students to challenge themselves and stretch their intellect.

We prepare students to be critical thinkers, not just great test takers; we equip them with the skills they need to make positive changes in their communities – no matter where their paths after graduation take them.

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Grounded Spiritual Development

At Pius XI Catholic High School, faith is part of all we do. It is how we start and end every day, and we encourage students to grow and learn in the faith through our religious education department, service opportunities, and numerous retreats.

As part of the Pius XI community, students are grounded in their faith and challenged to apply Jesus’ teachings to their own lives in their own communities.

Our teachers and staff teach by example; our students live out God’s word in their everyday lives. Students at Pius XI come from a variety of faith backgrounds and experiences, but our community is rooted in its common focus of mutual respect and the divine dignity of every person.

  • Catholic Identity
  • 12  Course Offerings
  • Annual Retreats
  • Dozens of Community Service Outreach Programs
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Premium Arts Education

When a student starts the fine arts curriculum at Pius XI, they are able to learn from nationally-renowned faculty to hone their talents.

Our students are passionate, dedicated and… they are talented.

With four disciplines and dozens of courses, there is something for every student to explore and expand their creativity and self expression.

For students who fall in love with the arts, the arts curriculum leads to many college-preparatory courses and competitions, which have awarded Pius XI students with millions of dollars in scholarship funding last year.

From theatre to dance, music to painting, our students span across all disciplines to find their own place here in our community – and in the world.

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Success in Athletics. Success in Life.

Year Round Athletics. 20 Teams.

  • 13 Competitive Sports Programs
  • 10 Club Sports
  • 25 Leisure Activities
  • Feeder to NCAA Division I & II
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Class of 2016 Earned Full Scholarships
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Gold Keys in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

How Will You Make Your Mark on the World?

Pius XI students are talented well-rounded scholars, athletes and artists… and above all, good people building a solid character.

Take a tour of our school and meet some Pius Popes. Learn why “You Belong Here.”  Watch the video below to get a sneak peek of Pius XI Catholic High School.

Own Your Future at Pius XI

An education from Pius XI Catholic High School is an investment in quality academics, self-confidence, and future achievement. It’s an education you can believe in.

Why Pius?

Pius XI Catholic High School offers more intensive interdisciplinary coursework, individual responsibility, and diversity than most high schools in the US.

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Harvard, University of Chicago to UCLA… our graduates have attended every Ivy League and Big Ten School

When students graduate from Pius XI Catholic High School, they are prepared for the challenges and opportunities of wherever their lives might take them.

93% of our students choose to continue onto post-secondary education, and we have graduates at premiere universities and colleges across the country.

With a strong grounding from Pius XI, students have gone on to pursue careers in a variety of fields, from an animator living in Los Angeles to a pharmacist living in Pasadena. They are able to apply their education to their success and stay rooted in their faiths within a changing world.

But don’t take our word for it – our alumni success speaks for itself.

Adam Stockhausen ’92 was nominated for an Academy Award – Production Design for his work on “12 Years a Slave.”
Robert Jansen ’96 was recently recognized as a “40 Under 40” by the Milwaukee Business Journal. This award is given to emerging leaders who are making substantial contributions to their professions and the community. Robert is the cofounder and managing director at Bridgewood Advisors.
Philip Suprise ’09 was called up to play midfielder for the U.S. Futsal National Team. He was a rookie for the Milwaukee Wave last season in the Major Indoor Soccer League.
Mike Griese ’11 completed an internship this past summer at Microsoft in Seattle, WA.
Congratulations  to Fr. Phillip Bogacki ’99 installed as Pastor of Christ King Parish in Wauwatosa!

Jean (Wangard) Logan, PhD ’59 is the author of two books “Unlocking the Power of Glyphs” and “Sacred Symbols of Light”.  All profits from the books go to the nonprofit Holy Ground Farm, which is presently supporting two orphanages in Nepal.

Calendar of Events

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Psych 9:00 am
Psych @ PAC
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Psych 12:30 pm
Psych @ PAC
Dec 1 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
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Dec 3 @ 12:00 am – 12:30 am
 
PPP December Mtg. 6:00 pm
PPP December Mtg. @ Faculty Lounge
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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PPP Mtg 6:00 pm
PPP Mtg @ Faculty Lounge
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Dec 6 all-day
 
St. Vincent Pallotti Rehearsal 8:00 am
St. Vincent Pallotti Rehearsal @ Wendy Joy Lindsey Theater
Dec 6 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
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Forensics Judging Training 5:30 pm
Forensics Judging Training @ Room 208
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm
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Dec 7 all-day
 
Psych 9:00 am
Psych @ PAC
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Psych 12:30 pm
Psych @ Chapel
Dec 7 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
UW representative 1:25 pm
UW representative @ Chapel
Dec 7 @ 1:25 pm – 2:15 pm
St. Vincent Pallotti Christmas Concert 7:00 pm
St. Vincent Pallotti Christmas Concert @ Wendy Joy Lindsey Theater; Pre-Function Area
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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*A – 14
Dec 8 all-day
 
Madrigal Dinner
Madrigal Dinner
Dec 8 all-day
 
Psych 9:00 am
Psych @ PAC
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Psych 12:30 pm
Psych @ PAC
Dec 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
Madrigal Dinner 6:00 pm
Madrigal Dinner @ Student Union; Green Room & Dressing Room; School Lobby
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Madrigal Dinner (SOLD OUT) 6:00 pm
Madrigal Dinner (SOLD OUT) @ Pius XI Student Union
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm
Madrigal Dinner (SOLD OUT) @ Pius XI Student Union
Both performances of the Madrigal Dinner are SOLD OUT. This merry mixture of music, mirth and magic combined with a multi-course meal equals the marvelous Madrigal Dinner. Swordfighters, beggars, ladies, lords, thieves, fortune tellers, potion sellers, knights, damsels — all that’s missing is you! Advance reservations required–tickets will not be sold at the door. 6:00pm: Cocktails[...]
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Madrigal Dinner
Madrigal Dinner
Dec 9 all-day
 
Madrigal Dinner 6:00 pm
Madrigal Dinner @ Student Union; Green Room & Dressing Room; School Lobby
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Madrigal Dinner (SOLD OUT) 6:00 pm
Madrigal Dinner (SOLD OUT) @ Pius XI Student Union
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm
Madrigal Dinner (SOLD OUT) @ Pius XI Student Union
Both performances of the Madrigal Dinner are SOLD OUT. This merry mixture of music, mirth and magic combined with a multi-course meal equals the marvelous Madrigal Dinner. Swordfighters, beggars, ladies, lords, thieves, fortune tellers, potion sellers, knights, damsels — all that’s missing is you! Advance reservations required–tickets will not be sold at the door. 6:00pm: Cocktails[...]
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Dec 11 all-day
 
Edinburgh trip 5:30 pm
Edinburgh trip @ Learning Commons
Dec 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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A – 15
Dec 13 all-day
 
Psych 9:00 am
Psych @ PAC
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Psych 12:30 pm
Psych @ PAC
Dec 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
Christmas Concert 2017: “Joy to the World” 7:00 pm
Christmas Concert 2017: “Joy to the World” @ St. Sebastian Church
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm
Christmas Concert 2017: “Joy to the World” @ St. Sebastian Church
Join us for this year’s Christmas Concert at the beautiful St. Sebastian Parish! Celebrate the season with Pius XI Choirs and Strings with our highly-anticipated cornerstone event of the holidays! SEATING INFORMATION: East Center: Pews facing the high altar on the East side of the church West Center: Pews facing the high altar on the West[...]
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Dec 14 all-day
 
Ms. Hupfer Marren class 9:50 am
Ms. Hupfer Marren class @ Chapel
Dec 14 @ 9:50 am – 10:45 am
Ms. Hupfer Marren class 11:35 am
Ms. Hupfer Marren class @ Chapel
Dec 14 @ 11:35 am – 12:30 pm
Drama Class Projects 5:30 pm
Drama Class Projects @ Black Box Theater
Dec 14 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Acting 1A @ 5:30 Acting 1B @ 6:45 Basic Improvisation @ 8:00 This message and any included attachments are from Pius XI Catholic High School, and are intended only for the addressee(s). The information contained herein may include confidential information. Unauthorized use of the information is strictly prohibited. If you received this message in error, please[...]
Theater Class Projects 5:30 pm
Theater Class Projects @ Black Box Theater
Dec 14 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Check out the work of our theatre students as they perform their final projects of the semester! Only $2.00 at the door gets you an evening’s worth of entertainment. Schedule for December 14: Acting 1A @ 5:30pm: Scenes from NO CHILD… by Nilaja Sun Acting 1B @ 6:45pm: Scenes from NO CHILD… by Nilaja Sun Basic Improvisation Mods[...]
WIO Dress Rehersal 6:00 pm
WIO Dress Rehersal @ Wendy Joy Lindsey Theater; Green Room & Dressing Room
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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WIO Warm-up 6:00 pm
WIO Warm-up @ Chapel
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Dec 15 all-day
 
Psych 9:00 am
Psych @ PAC
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Recording Session 11:00 am
Recording Session @ Pius; Chapel
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Psych 12:30 pm
Psych @ PAC
Dec 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
WIO Warm-up 6:00 pm
WIO Warm-up @ Chapel
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
WIO Winter Concert 7:00 pm
WIO Winter Concert @ Wendy Joy Lindsey Theater; Green Room & Dressing Room; Pre-Function Area
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Wisconsin Intergenerational Orchestra: Winter Concert 2017 7:00 pm
Wisconsin Intergenerational Orchestra: Winter Concert 2017 @ Wendy Joy Lindsey Theater
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm
The Wisconsin Intergenerational Orchestra brings musicians of all ages together to explore, rehearse, and perform great music. Their winter concert features the Intermezzo and iGen Symphony, along with a special guest performance from the Brookfield East High School Chamber Choir. On the program are works of Rutter, Dvorák, Corelli, and other musical gems.
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TAC 414 Dinner 5:00 pm
TAC 414 Dinner @ Student Union
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Dec 18 all-day
 
Drama Class Projects 5:30 pm
Drama Class Projects @ Black Box Theater
Dec 18 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Acting 2 @ 5:30 Acting 3 @ 6:45 Basic Improv @ 8:00 This message and any included attachments are from Pius XI Catholic High School, and are intended only for the addressee(s). The information contained herein may include confidential information. Unauthorized use of the information is strictly prohibited. If you received this message in error, please[...]
Theater Class Projects 5:30 pm
Theater Class Projects @ Black Box Theater
Dec 18 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Check out the work of our theatre students as they perform their final projects of the semester! Only $2.00 at the door gets you an evening’s worth of entertainment. Schedule for December 18: Acting 2 @ 5:30pm: ALMOST, MAINE by John Cariani Acting 3 @ 6:45pm: Deconstruction of William Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Basic Improvisation Mods 15/16 @ 8:00pm
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Assessment Day #1
Assessment Day #1
Dec 19 all-day
 
Boys Golf Parent meeting 6:00 pm
Boys Golf Parent meeting @ Learning Commons
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Comedy Company Christmas Show 7:00 pm
Comedy Company Christmas Show @ Black Box Theater
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm
Join the Pius XI Comedy Company for their annual Christmas show! Celebrate the spirit of the season with this hilarious improv troupe. Special pre-show activities begin in the 5th floor hallway at 6pm; doors to the theater open at 6:30pm. This performance will be interpreted in American Sign Language.
Comedy Company Christmas Show 7:00 pm
Comedy Company Christmas Show @ Black Box Theater
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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CHRISTMAS VACATION
CHRISTMAS VACATION
Dec 25 2017 – Jan 2 2018 all-day
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