St. Peters Catholic School

1035 Hampton St
Columbia, SC 29201-0292
Tel: (803)252-8285
Grades: K - 6 | 140 students
The mission of St. Peter's Catholic  School is to prepare our students for lives of faith, virtue and excellence.
 We accomplish this by nurturing  and challenging the whole child--intellectually, physically, and spiritually--so that each child achieves his or her God-given potential.
The K4 to 6th grade program is academically excellent.
 Our students consistently score above grade level on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills.
  Our convenient location in the center of the Captial City allows our teachers to take advantage of the many resources Columbia offers.
 Currently there are twelve different religious backgrounds in our student body.
 We welcome all who enter our doors. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 6
Year Founded 1852

Student Body

Total Students 140 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 40%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade St. Peters Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 40%
Average Class Size 14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,294
Tuition Notes Tuition listed above is for Non-Parishioners. Parishioner rate is $4995.00
Admissions Director Kathy Preston

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Children's Choir, Cooking Club, Minding Your Manners, Piano, Tap/Ballet, Tiny Techz, Writing Art Club, Cooking Club, Piano, Tap/Ballet, Tiny Techz, Writing, Children's Choir,
Minding Your Manners,

School Notes:

• Catholic Faith & Traditions Develop Excellent, Virtuous Character • SACS (Southern Association of Colleges & Schools) Accredited for over 40 years • Challenging A+ Academics,K4-6 • Full & Half-Day K-4 Program • Individualized Instruction Based on Identified Strengths & Weaknesses • Small, Nurturing Classes • Families from 12 Different Religious Backgrounds • Strong Reading Program for Future Success • Financial Aid for Affordable Excellence • Outstanding Music Program with USC School of Music • After-School Program Offers Opportunities To Develop Talents & Interests

Profile last updated: 07/20/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Montessori College of Early Learning (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori College of Early Learning (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori College of Early Learning (0.3 miles away)
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  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-12 | 12 students
    0.3 miles
    PO Box 711
    Columbia, SC 29202
    (803)772-3317
    0.3PK-12
    12
  • Columbia
    Right Direction Christian Academy
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: K | 13 students
    0.3 miles
    Po Box 21672
    Columbia, SC 29221
    (803)798-1230
    0.3K
    13
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-5 | 84 students
    0.3 miles
    Po Box 21688
    Columbia, SC 29221
    (803)772-1556
    0.3PK-5
    84
  • Columbia
    Trinity Cathedral Child Care Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    Grades: K | 92 students
    0.5 miles
    1100 Sumter St
    Columbia, SC 29201
    (803)254-5819
    0.5K
    92
  • Columbia
    Daniel's Christian School
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    Grades: PK-11 | 16 students
    0.8 miles
    1812 Washington St
    Columbia, SC 29201
    (803)397-5329
    0.8PK-11
    16

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