Welcome

St. John the Evangelist/St. Pius X School is part of Rochester Catholic Schools (RCS), a unified Catholic school system that has been serving the Rochester, Minnesota community since 1877. St. John the Evangelist/St. Pius X School is accredited by the Minnesota Nonpublic Schools Accrediting Association (MNSAA). Located in the southeast quadrant of the city, St. John the Evangelist/St. Pius X School provides a superior educational experience for students in preschool through grade 8 while also serving an integral role in the teaching mission of the Catholic Church.  St. John the Evangelist/St. Pius X School began operating as one school at two separate campuses in the fall of 2006.

St. John the Evangelist campus is located in downtown Rochester, and serves students in grades 5-8. St Pius X campus is located in northwest Rochester and serves students in preschool-grade 4. St. John the Evangelist/Pius X School provides quality Catholic education for all children regardless of economic status, ethnic origin, or religious affiliation. St. John the Evangelist/St. Pius X School strives to promote the Kingdom of God to our children, their families, and the community, witnessing to the mission of the Catholic faith.

Two campuses! One spirit!

Fast Facts

Year Opened

St. Pius X campus - 1956 
St. John the Evangelist campus - 1957
Began operating as one school in two separate campuses in the fall of 2006

Grade Levels

St. Pius X campus serves students in preschool - grade 4.
St. John the Evangelist campus serves students in grades 5 - 8.

Number of Students

447 students (2014-2015)

Number of Staff

33 professional staff, 11 paraprofessionals, 13 support staff

Technology

RCS Top 5 Technology Highlights

  1. SMART Boards in every classroom
  2. Technology Integration Specialists located at each school to support classroom curriculum and instruction
  3. iPads and computer carts for convenient student use, creating interactive learning environments
  4. Full wireless network coverage in each classroom
  5. Google Apps for Education, accounts for all staff, and all students in grades 4-12       

 

Mascot

2014-2015 school year: 20%

Mission Statement

The Rochester Catholic School system is a Christ-centered learning community that forms students who love, learn, and live their faith in service to others.