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

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Why PMA?

At St. Pius X - St. Matthias Academy, our mission is to provide a challenging Catholic college-preparatory education in a supportive learning community that positively affects the lives of teenagers, and provides opportunities for all students to grow in faith, learn without limits, and live with a purpose.

We do this by creating an educational environment where students recognize their significance in our school community, are encouraged and supported to seize opportunities to grow and lead, emerging as empowered, faith inspired and contributing citizens of their community and the world. We are known for visionary leadership; innovative and passionate educators; inspired, tenacious and optimistic students; supportive families and an engaged community.

Students are supported in all aspects of their lives - in their academics, extracurriculars, athletics, and most importantly, in their spiritual life. A PMA Warrior leaves our community with the qualities of Pride, Virtue, and Purpose. Graduates are accepted to, and succeed at schools such as Cornell, USC, UCLA, UC Berkley, Brown, Boston College, and many more.

St. Pius X - St. Matthias Academy encourages students to recognize their significance and seize their opportunities. Join our PMA Warrior Family today!


Top 10 Reasons Why Parents Choose St. Pius X - St. Matthias academy

Choosing to join the PMA family may very well be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make for your son or daughter. Here are 10 reasons to make PMA your high school of choice:

  1. Spiritual growth is part of everything we do and is fostered by weekly morning Mass, school wide Mass and adoration,  regular opportunities for confession.
  2. Service is a large component in building character of our students.
  3. PMA is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges and the Western Catholic Educational Association.
  4. Support from the generosity and activity of our Benefactors and Alumni.
  5. PMA faculty are highly educated and experienced professionals.
  6. PMA provides academic and college counseling all four years, focusing on not only getting into college, but thriving and graduating from a prestigious college or university. 
  7. 100% percent of all graduates attend higher education.
  8. Advanced Placement and Honors Courses are available to prepare your son or daughter for acceptance into the finest universities in the country and abroad.
  9. PMA community has a charism that is unique and vibrant.
  10. Administrators and teachers are attentive and work with parents as partners in education, recognizing that parents are the primary educators of their children. 

Top 10 Reasons Why Students Choose St. Pius X - St. Matthias Academy

St. Pius X - St. Matthias Academy provides its students priceless academic, social and spiritual experiences. 

  1. We offer campus activities that include multiple varsity sports, plus clubs, all-school dances, class retreats, frequent pep rallies, and more.
  2. Our passionate, caring faculty demonstrate genuine care for each student.
  3. The community of students are welcoming, you can say that we are "Family."
  4. There are numerous Advanced Placement and Honors courses offered for all grade levels.
  5. Challenging courses that teach me to think and learn in a way that benefits my growth as a Servant Leader.
  6. Elective offerings are engaging and include digital media, theater, choir ensembles, forensics, environmental club and more.
  7. Skilled guidance counselors provide course selection advice, college planning and career discernment services.
  8. The state-of-the-art facilities include upgraded classrooms, wireless internet and Information Technology help desk, indoor and outdoor break and lunch areas.
  9. Opportunities abound to grow academically, physically, and spiritually in a small and intimate environment that encourages exploration.
  10. Retreats that really build a relationship with Christ, and is supported by the community.