St. Pius X Regional Academy is Pre-K through grade 8 and is located in Westerly, RI. St. Pius X is a private/parochial pre-school, elementary and middle school, serving southern RI and southeastern CT, and surrounding areas with excellence in Christ-Centered, Catholic/Christian Education since 1963.

St. Pius X is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and through the Diocese of Providence, RI. We are one of 58 Catholic Schools in Rhode Island.


The school building is comprised of one classroom for each grade. The new air conditioned wing built in 2006 houses a preschool classroom, a kindergarten classroom, three middle school classrooms including a new science lab and full-size middle school lockers. Additionally, the building has a library, an art room, a computer lab with 27 student computers and a music room. The school is located next to St. Pius X Church where school Masses are held. Also located on the property are two playgrounds and grass field for intramural play. 

Highlights: Individualized, Specialized, and Spiritualized 21st Century Education

  • Academically challenging elementary and middle standards based curriculum
  • Curriculum is aligned to prepare students for success in both Catholic and public high schools
  • Top national performance on STAR/Renaissance Testing on a national level
  • Fundations reading program at the primary level
  • Guided reading program at the intermediate level
  • Differentiated Instruction

STREAM Activities -Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics

  • Middle school is fully departmentalized with interdisciplinary units
  • Outstanding fine arts and choir programs
  • The Prout Catholic High School feeder school
  • Safe, disciplined Catholic/Christian environment
  • Highly Qualified Faculty
  • All employees are trained and certified in CPR and First Aid
  • Spiritual leader at St. Pius X Church
  • Children of all faiths are welcome-Christ`s message proclaimed daily

Academic Offerings

  • Religion
  • Reading
  • Literature
  • Math
  • Science
  • English
  • Social Studies
  • Art
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Health
  • Computer Classes (K-8)
  • Resource Remediation/Enrichment
  • Foreign Language: Spanish (K-8)
 Extra-Curricular Programs
  • Adoration Club
  • Middle School Boys and Girls Basketball
  • Boys and Girls Soccer
  • Choir
  • Yearbook Club
  • Student Council
  • Art Club
  • Theatre Club
  • Environmental Club
  • Robotics 

Standardized Test Scores

  • Our students have achieved above average test scores in reading & math every year since 1995.
  • STAR/Renaissance testing – standardized testing that provides valid data to guide instructional planning and measure student growth