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

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Calendar News & upcoming School Events

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


September 23rd
Padre Pio Feast Day Celebration.

October 7th
Mid Quarter

October 10th
Columbus Day-No School

October 13th
Shawnee Fire Department Visits

October 20th
Picture Retakes

October 28th
Last Day to turn in Help-a-thon money

October 31st                                             All Saint's Day Party

November 1st                                           All Saints Day - No School

November 2nd                                         All Soul's Day, dismiss at cemetery

November 4th                                          

November 11th                                       Parent/Teacher Conferences             No School 

November 12th                                         Annual Auction

November 14th                                         Honor Roll  2:40

November 23rd                                         Noon Dismissal - Thanksgiving Break




            Accredited School

            Accredited School


Classical Curriculum - 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. 


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.

Help-a-thon - Serving Our Community

Our students serving at Harvesters in 2016.

Our students serving at Harvesters in 2016.

Please consider donating to our Help-a-thon fundraiser through October 28th.   This fundraiser is a vital one to help us meet our operational expenses.

For each dollar we raise, we pledge to serve 1 minute in our community,  $1 = 1 minute of service.  

You may make a donation on-line through our DONATE button.  Please include the student's name to whom you wish the credit to go towards in the comment section.


Padre Pio Alumnus Recognized

We are so proud of our alumni, Richard Santamarina who was awarded a Hispanic national scholar.  Richard was a student at Padre Pio Academy 5th – 8th grade.

7th & 8th grade students Compete in the Regional Science Fair

All of our 7th and 8th graders earned a Gold or Silver Recognition and three of our 7th graders received Special Awards in the Science Pioneer's Annual Science Fair!
Congratulations to you all! 

Vision and Mission Of Our School

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

The Mission....... 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............