St. Pius X High School is a Canadian secondary school founded in 1958 in Ottawa, Ontario. The school, operated by the publicly funded Ottawa Catholic School Board, teaches grades 9-12. Enrollment currently[when] stands at around 1,100 students.
St. Pius X High School was the scene of one of North America's first school shootings on October 27, 1975. The gunman, Robert Poulin, an 18-year-old St. Pius student, opened fire on his classmates with a shotgun, killing one and wounding five before killing himself. Poulin had raped and stabbed 17-year old Kim Rabot to death prior to the incident. A book entitled Rape of a Normal Mind was written about the incident.