St. Peter Academy

431 5th Avenue,
River Edge, NJ, 07661-0766
Tel: (201)261-3468
St. Peter Academy, Pre-K through Grade 8, serve the children by providing a quality education which not only offers quality academic programs but also instruction and formation in the beliefs and traditions of our Catholic faith.
St. Peter Academy strives to develop a positive self-image in each child, motivating him to reach his full potential, so that he may become an effective member in today's Church and society.
We make commitment to provide a warm and caring environment which is conducive to the spiritual and academic growth and development of the child; to instill an appreciation for the peoples of the world and to share in the responsibility of building a community, nation and world that promotes justice, peace and brotherhood; and to foster willingness to share time, talent and skills in response to the needs of the family, school, Church and local community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1952

Student Body

Total Students 226 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 39%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. Peter Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Spring/Winter Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $4,280
Tuition Notes Discount available when more than one child is enrolled.

School Notes:

  • St. Peter Academy, Pre-K through Grade 8, serve the children by providing a quality education which not only offers quality academic programs but also instruction and formation in the beliefs and traditions of our Catholic faith. St. Peter Academy strives to develop a positive self-image in each child, motivating him to reach his full potential, so that he may become an effective member in today\'s Church and society. We make commitment to provide a warm and caring environment which is conducive to the spiritual and academic growth and development of the child; to instill an appreciation for the peoples of the world and to share in the responsibility of building a community, nation and world that promotes justice, peace and brotherhood; and to foster willingness to share time, talent and skills in response to the needs of the family, school, Church and local community.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Palisades Regional Center (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Growing Garden Nursery School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Yavneh Academy (1.1 miles away)
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