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Amerigo Houston

Address: 811 W Donovan St, Houston, TX 77091, United States
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Description Amerigo Houston

  • Location: Houston, the USA
  • Founded: in 1956
  • Age of students: 14-19 years
  • Total students: 573
  • Type of education: joint (mixed)
  • Type of accommodation: residence (full board)
  • Language of instruction: English.

St. Pius X Catholic High School - an exclusive partner of Amerigo Houston - offers students education, tools, resources. St. Pius X is a private co-educational high school in Houston, Texas, where students can develop their interests, earn university loans, and gain real experience that will prepare them for a successful life.

School St. Pius X High School is located on a beautiful campus in the very center of Houston, and provides students with a quality education, offering access to more than 100 courses in AP, Honors, Dual Credit, College Prep in a wide range of subjects. Pupils can take part in 30 clubs and 20 sports teams. In addition, the school offers a unique engineering program, which was created in collaboration with the famous Cockrell School of Technology, University of Texas, one of the best engineering programs in the United States.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Amerigo Houston

Program name

High School Program: AP + Diploma

Amerigo Houston works with academic partners to provide comprehensive support, oversee standardized exam preparation, university selection, planning, application submission, various programs that introduce students to American universities, and potential academic and career opportunities.

Amerigo offers a quick way to enroll students through the Amerigo Promise program, which gives them the right to conditional admission to a network of selective American universities.

High school students are offered more than 100 study areas and disciplines, a large selection of Advanced Placement subjects, which is much higher than the general indicator for the country. Disciplines of AP belong to 9 main areas of knowledge:

  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Psychology
  • Computer techologies
  • Maths
  • Biology
  • Anatomy
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering

The subjects marked with the final AP certificate attract the attention of the selection committee: the student selects them himself, planning to develop in the chosen field further and study them at the university - they usually have a future career and a student’s specialty. The most popular Advanced Placement items:

  • European history
  • Biology
  • Microeconomics
  • Computer science
  • Chemistry
  • English literature
  • World history
  • US Government Administration
  • Theology
  • Geography
  • Spanish language, culture
  • Global politics
  • Statistics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Psychology
  • US history
  • English
  • Higher mathematics (levels BC, AB)
  • Physics
  • Programming
  • Public administration
  • Business
  • Web design
  • Economy
  • Journalism
  • Fiction
  • Art.

Accommodation, housing and food

International students will learn together with students from all over the world in a safe community, to use the countless opportunities for immersion in American culture. Students are located on the Amerigo Houston campus, have access to all home amenities with 24-hour staff support.

Residential campus offers:

  • Single rooms
  • High speed wifi
  • Academic zone for structured self-study, small group work
  • Spaces for recreation, communication
  • Permanent supervision by teachers of the hostel.

Events Amerigo Houston

Students will have the opportunity to realize their interests and develop leadership skills by participating in a wide range of extra-curricular activities, doing athletics. Students St. Pius X can engage in fine arts (choir, work with a musical group, art club, theater), join one of more than 20 school athletics teams, and one of 30 clubs, including Robotics Team, International Club, Art Club .

The school organizes community service projects, weekend excursions to local attractions, including cultural, artistic, sporting events, Thanksgiving trips, spring breaks.

Sports teams cover the following sports:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Rugby
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Athletics
  • Volleyball.


  • Amerigo Houston students study at the central campus of the school and have all the necessary equipment to enable them to follow their hobbies and prepare for university entrance.
  • The school has a new Science and Media Center, where students have access to science classes, cutting-edge equipment, 3D printers, and private rooms. The school has modern facilities for fine arts and performing arts, athletics.
  • St. Pius X offers an in-depth curriculum that includes 30 courses of AP, Honors, Dual Enrollment, an innovative engineering program created in conjunction with the University of Texas at Cockrell University, one of the best engineering programs in the United States. The school offers students a wide selection of courses, students get access to various educational resources.

Suggested languages:

  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish.

Learning Benefits:

  • The ratio of teachers and students is 1:13
  • 30 Advanced Placement (AP) programs
  • 20+ sports teams
  • An engineering program created in partnership with the Cockrell School of Technology (University of Texas)
  • New Media Center
  • Well-equipped laboratories, computer labs
  • 100% college entrance.

Equipment Amerigo Houston

Amerigo Houston offers:

  • Well-equipped laboratories, computer labs
  • Recently refurbished dormitories, library.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Student fee (health insurance, Thanksgiving events, spring breaks, technological equipment, school uniforms, textbooks, airport transfers) - $ 5,950 / year.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Applicants must submit the following package of documents:

  • Completed application
  • Recommendations from the teacher of English, mathematics
  • Official transcript in the original language
  • Certified English Transcript
  • Copy of the passport
  • Certificate of testing for knowledge of English.

Entry requirements:

  • GPA - 2.5 or higher
  • TOEFL iBT - 59 or higher
  • IELTS - 5.0 or higher
  • Interview
  • Video assessment of the level of language proficiency, academic knowledge.

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Recommendations on when to apply

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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