St. Pius X-St. Matthias Academy Recognize your Significance, Seize your Opportunities

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RECOGNIZE YOUR SIGNIFICANCE.

SEIZE YOUR OPPORTUNITIES.

St. Pius X - St. Matthias Academy is a Catholic, co-ed, college preparatory school on a spacious 17 acre campus in

Downey, California. 

STUDENT LIFE

  • Opportunities for spiritual and religious development
    • Monthly masses and adoration
    • Weekly mass on campus
    • opportunities for sacramental confession and spiritual counseling
    • Annual class and school retreats
  • Student broadcast program
  • Student newspaper
  • Student Council, Campus Ministry, Choir, Drama, Tech club, Leadership club

FACILITIES

  • 47 classrooms 
  • 1GB/per second WIFI Technology throughout the campus
  • Research Library with 35 iMac Apple Computers
  • Remodeled Chemistry, Physics and Biology Labs
  • College and Career Counseling Center
  • Each classroom equipped with either Epson Short Throw Projector or 65" Tatung Interactive Touch Displays
  • Makerspace equipped with tools, sustainable materials, 3D pens, and 3D printer

ACADEMICS

  • College Preparatory curriculum, all courses A-G approved
  • Common Core aligned curriculum 
  • Honors courses available
  • Seven AP classes offered
  • 25:1 student teacher ratio
  • Over 80% of our teachers hold graduate degrees or credentials
  • Next Generation Science Standards Curriculum

  • 21at Century Skills: 4Cs Communication, Collaboration, Creativity and Critical Thinking

    Writing Across the Curriculum

ATHLETICS

  • Boy's Teams
    • Football 
    • Basketball
    • Soccer
    • Track and Field
    • Cross Country
    • Volleyball
  • Girl's Teams
    • Basketball
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Volleyball
    • Track and Field
    • Cross Country
    • Cheer