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

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October 11th
PIO Meeting 7 p.m.                            Mid-Quarter Reports sent home

October 12th                                          
Firefighters' Visit

October 13th                                               100th Anniversary, Our Lady of Fatima, Living Rosary and Balloon Release                          

October 18th                                            
Parent Open House 3:30-4:00

October 19th                                      
Picture Retakes

October 20th                                     
Harvesters Trip

October 27th                                              Help-a-thon Donations Due

October 31st                                      
All Saints' Day Party

November 1st                                       All Saints' Day
 No School

November 2nd                                          All Souls' Day                                Dismiss at 3 p.m at the ST. Joseph's Cemetery

November 3rd                                          End of 1st Quarter

November 8th                                        Report Cards Sent Home

November 10th                Parent/Teacher Conferences        No School

November 11th                                       AUCTION at St. James Academy




            Accredited School

            Accredited School

                                                Classical Curriculum - 


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"