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              


April 3rd-6th     
ITBS Testing ACRE Testing.  Please make sure your students go to bed on time, get a good breakfast and get to school on time!

April 7th              
Stations of the Cross 2:40: parents welcome

Shrimp Dinners: Sign up to bring desserts

April 13th                       
Holy Thursday, No School

April 14th                        
Good Friday, No School

April 17th - April 21st               
Easter Break

April 24th                                 
Easter Party

April 26th                                                   Benefactor Mass 8:15 at St. Joseph's Parish.  Reception following in school cafeteria.

Vocations Day 5th/6th grade

April 27th                                                 Board meeting 7 pm

April 26th                                                   Mid-quarter

5th-8th grade sing at Nursing Home

May 1st                                                
Send fresh flowers for children to
give to the Blessed Mother in
procession in morning.

May 3rd                                                   
Mid-quarter reports sent home.

PIO meeting 7 pm.

May 4th                                                
Spring Concert at Knights of
Columbus hall.  Warm up at 5:40, concert starts at 6:30. 

May 17th                                                   
Graduation Luncheon               

May 19th                                                
Last day for 8th grade

at Holy Trinity Chapel
Everyone welcome!

May 25th                                                   NO SCHOOL
Feast of the Ascension

May 26th                                                
Last day of school.
Games at the park!



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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"