St. Peters School

319 Lombard Street,
Philadelphia, PA, 19147-0191
Tel: (215)925-3963
Grades: NS - 8 | 203 students
St. Peter's School is an independent co-educational,day school located in the heart of Philadelphia's historic Society Hill neighborhood.
St. Peter's School serves a diverse student body of approximately two hundred children in Preschool through Grade Eight.
The mission of St. Peter's School is to help children develop a love of learning and a feeling of responsibility towards self and others, which will enable them to meet the challenges of the future.
St. Peter's School is committed to excellence in education and the nurturing of the individual child.
It's students come mostly from nearby city neighborhoods, but the school serves families from as far as New Jersey and Delaware. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Learning Programs Supported yes
Year Founded 1834

Student Body

Total Students 203 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 30%
Average Class Size 9 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 15 / Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $17,090
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $17,090-$23,725
% on Financial Aid 21%
Average Financial Aid Grant $11,000
Acceptance Rate 30%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Rafhia Foster
Admissions Associate Leah Petetti


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports BasketballDanceSoccerBasketballDance,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Drama, after school architecture class, after school art, after school dodgeball, after school knitting and sewing, arts/crafts, community service, computer club, cooking, lego club, tour guide club Drama, arts/crafts, computer club, cooking, lego club, after school architecture class,
after school art,
after school dodgeball,
after school knitting and sewing,
community service,
tour guide club,

School Notes:

  • St. Peter's School is committed to excellence in education and the nurturing of the individual child. It's students come mostly from nearby city neighborhoods, but the school serves families from as far as New Jersey and Delaware.

  • Profile last updated: 10/07/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Student Ed Center & Delaware Valley High School Cc (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Mary's Interparochial School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Beginning Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
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