PADRE PIO ACADEMY - Independent Catholic School K-8 - Shawnee, KS (Kansas City)

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2016 2017 - School Year
Interested? Call for more info or to schedule a visit to shadow a Padre Pio student at the school.             Space is limited. 913.268.3155                     

February 14th                                           ALL CURRENT REGISTRATIONS DUE!

February 17th                                           Mid-quarter

February 20th                                           NO SCHOOL.  President's Day.

February 23rd                                         Mid-quarter reports sent home.
Board Meeting 7 pm

February 24th                                           NOON DISMISSAL.  Parent-Teacher

February 27th                                        Kindergarten Roundup
No Kindergarten today!

March 1st                                          
Ash Wednesday MASS AT NOON. 

March 3rd                                           Stations of the Cross 2:40.  Parents welcome.   

Shrimp Dinners.  Please bring desserts to school or to the Knight's Hall. 

March 10th                                          Stations of the Cross 2:40.  Parents welcome.   

Shrimp Dinners.  Please bring desserts to school or to the Knight's Hall. 

March 12th                                        
St. Patrick's Parade in Shawnee starting at 1:00.  Bring desserts to hall starting at 11:00. 

March 15th                                        
PIO Meeting at 7 pm in cafeteria.


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Most important, every subject at Padre Pio Academy is taught in the light of Catholicism that is wholly in union with the teaching magisterium given to the Church at its founding by Jesus (Matthew 16:18-19).

We would love to show you our school and explain what makes Padre Pio Academy a great choice for your family.  Schedule an appointment today to see why we are the best kept secret in Kansas City.  Class sizes are limited. 



In cooperation with parents, Padre Pio Academy prepares young people for their academic and spiritual future by striving for a thorough formation as Catholics, body, mind, heart and soul. 

  • Honoring the Magisterium of the Catholic Church consecrated to the Holy Mother of God.
  • Offering both a classical and Catholic curriculum which is permeated with the Catholic truths.
  • Hiring and retaining highly competent staff both academically and in the Catholic Tradition.
  • Cultivating mutually beneficial relationships with alumni, benefactors, and the community.
  • Engaging the parents in continuing the teachings and objectives of the school in the home.
  • Providing access to Mass and Sacraments and Catholic chaplain.

                                                           Reason, Logic, Rhetoric


At Padre Pio Academy, Catholicism permeates every aspect of the curriculum.  We have never and will never involve our students in unproven educational initiatives such as Common Core.

Our focus is on a classical curriculum rooted in the riches of western civilization, a time-tested method for teaching students how to think, how to acquire knowledge in the classroom, and how to pursue it throughout their lives. 




The Vision of Padre Pio Academy is "Promoting excellence, protecting innocence & inspiring reverence"