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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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

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Oct 2 all-day
 
PPP Meeting 6:00 pm
PPP Meeting @ DCR
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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B
B
Oct 4 all-day
 
Football Dinner 6:00 pm
Football Dinner @ Student Union
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
5
C
C
Oct 5 all-day
 
Psych 9:00 am
Psych @ PAC
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 9:52 am
Psych 12:30 pm
Psych @ PAC
Oct 5 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
NHS Induction Ceremony 4:30 pm
NHS Induction Ceremony @ Wendy Joy Lindsey Theater
Oct 5 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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9
E
E
Oct 9 all-day
 
Code Pope Training 3:00 pm
Code Pope Training @ Learning Commons
Oct 9 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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A – 7
A – 7
Oct 10 all-day
 
Psych 9:00 am
Psych @ PAC
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 9:52 am
Psych 12:30 pm
Psych @ PAC
Oct 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
Forensics Parent info. Mtg 5:30 pm
Forensics Parent info. Mtg @ Learning Commons
Oct 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
MFB 6:30 pm
MFB @ Band & Orchestra Room
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
11
B
B
Oct 11 all-day
 
PSAT assessment 7:30 am
PSAT assessment @ Field House
Oct 11 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
VJ rehearsal 9:05 am
VJ rehearsal @ Pre-Function Area
Oct 11 @ 9:05 am – 10:05 am
CC Girls Dinner 5:00 pm
CC Girls Dinner @ The Table #313
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Ecuador Trip informational meeting 6:00 pm
Ecuador Trip informational meeting @ LC
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Football Dinner 6:00 pm
Football Dinner @ Student Union
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
12
C
C
Oct 12 all-day
 
Psych 9:00 am
Psych @ PAC
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 9:52 am
Psych 12:00 pm
Psych @ PAC
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
FB game 7:30 pm
FB game @ WLC
Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
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12:00 am
Oct 15 @ 12:00 am – 12:30 am
 
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D
D
Oct 16 all-day
 
Piano Tuning 11:00 am
Piano Tuning @ Chapel; Wendy Joy Lindsey Theater
Oct 16 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Class of `67 Reunion Mtg 6:00 pm
Class of `67 Reunion Mtg @ Room 208
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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E
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Oct 17 all-day
 
Rehearsal David Barker 9:00 am
Rehearsal David Barker @ Wendy Joy Lindsey Theater
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
MFB 6:30 pm
MFB @ Band & Orchestra Room
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Tri-M Induction 7:00 pm
Tri-M Induction @ Chapel; School Lobby
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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A – 8
A – 8
Oct 18 all-day
 
+- 8:30 am
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Oct 18 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
 
Performing Arts Rehearsal 9:00 am
Performing Arts Rehearsal @ Wendy Joy Lindsey Theater
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Psych 9:00 am
Psych @ Chapel
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 9:52 am
Psych 12:30 pm
Psych @ PAC
Oct 18 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
Instrumental Chamber Concert 7:00 pm
Instrumental Chamber Concert @ Wendy Joy Lindsey Theater; Green Room & Dressing Room; Pre-Function Area
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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*E
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Oct 20 all-day
 
PXI & BGCM Scholarship Detail Mtg 11:00 am
PXI & BGCM Scholarship Detail Mtg @ Room 208
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Fall Concert Dress Rehearsal 1:30 pm
Fall Concert Dress Rehearsal @ Pre-Function Area; Wendy Joy Lindsey Theater; Green Room & Dressing Room
Oct 20 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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Soles for Education Walk
Fall Choral Concert 7:00 pm
Fall Choral Concert @ Wendy Joy Lindsey Theater; Green Room & Dressing Room; Pre-Function Area
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Fall Choral Concert 2017: A World in Harmony 7:00 pm
Fall Choral Concert 2017: A World in Harmony @ Wendy Joy Lindsey Theater
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm
Fall Choral Concert 2017: A World in Harmony @ Wendy Joy Lindsey Theater
Our unparalleled Choral Music program kicks off the school year with its fall concert! You won’t want to miss hearing music from each of our many ensembles as they fill the Wendy Joy Lindsey Theater with joyful sounds.
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No Classes
No Classes
Oct 24 all-day
 
CC Reception/Awards 5:30 pm
CC Reception/Awards @ School Lobby; Learning Commons
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
MFB 6:30 pm
MFB @ Band & Orchestra Room
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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C
C
Oct 25 all-day
 
Kairos Retreat
Kairos Retreat
Oct 25 all-day
 
Psych 9:00 am
Psych @ PAC
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 9:52 am
Psych 12:30 pm
Psych @ PAC
Oct 25 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
Kairos Retreat 5:00 pm
Kairos Retreat @ Chapel
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
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A – 9
A – 9
Oct 27 all-day
 
Kairos Retreat
Kairos Retreat
Oct 27 all-day
 
Psych 9:05 am
Psych @ PAC
Oct 27 @ 9:05 am – 9:50 am
Psych 12:30 pm
Psych @ PAC
Oct 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
Kairos Retreat 3:00 pm
Kairos Retreat @ Chapel
Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO 7:00 pm
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO @ Black Box Theater
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO @ Black Box Theater
By Christopher Durang Directed by Jordan Hunt As the play begins Bette and Boo are being united in matrimony, surrounded by their beaming families. But as the further progress of their marriage is chronicled it becomes increasingly clear that things are not working out quite as hoped for. Conveyed in a series of dazzlingly inventive interconnected scenes,[...]
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO 7:00 pm
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO @ Black Box Theater; Room 501
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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8th Grade Testing 7:00 am
8th Grade Testing
Oct 28 @ 7:00 am – 12:30 pm
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO 2:00 pm
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO @ Black Box Theater
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO @ Black Box Theater
By Christopher Durang Directed by Jordan Hunt As the play begins Bette and Boo are being united in matrimony, surrounded by their beaming families. But as the further progress of their marriage is chronicled it becomes increasingly clear that things are not working out quite as hoped for. Conveyed in a series of dazzlingly inventive interconnected scenes,[...]
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO 2:00 pm
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO @ Black Box Theater; Room 501
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO 7:00 pm
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO @ Black Box Theater
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO @ Black Box Theater
By Christopher Durang Directed by Jordan Hunt As the play begins Bette and Boo are being united in matrimony, surrounded by their beaming families. But as the further progress of their marriage is chronicled it becomes increasingly clear that things are not working out quite as hoped for. Conveyed in a series of dazzlingly inventive interconnected scenes,[...]
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO 7:00 pm
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO @ Black Box Theater; Room 501
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO 2:00 pm
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO @ Black Box Theater
Oct 29 @ 2:00 pm
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO @ Black Box Theater
By Christopher Durang Directed by Jordan Hunt As the play begins Bette and Boo are being united in matrimony, surrounded by their beaming families. But as the further progress of their marriage is chronicled it becomes increasingly clear that things are not working out quite as hoped for. Conveyed in a series of dazzlingly inventive interconnected scenes,[...]
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO 2:00 pm
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO @ Black Box Theater
Oct 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO 7:00 pm
THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO @ Black Box Theater; Room 501
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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30
B
B
Oct 30 all-day
 
31
C
C
Oct 31 all-day
 
Psych 9:05 am
Psych @ PAC
Oct 31 @ 9:05 am – 9:52 am
Psych 12:30 pm
Psych @ PAC
Oct 31 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
MFB 6:30 pm
MFB @ Band & Orchestra Room
Oct 31 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm