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 Students 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


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)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbia
    Montessori College of Early Learning
    Montessori School (Non-sectarian)
    PO Box 711
    ColumbiaSC 29202
    Montessori School (Non-sectarian)
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 12 students                      
  • Columbia
    Right Direction Christian Academy
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Po Box 21672
    ColumbiaSC 29221
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    0.3 mi | Gr. K | 13 students                      
  • Columbia
    Po Box 21688
    ColumbiaSC 29221
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 84 students                      
  • Columbia
    Trinity Cathedral Child Care Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    1100 Sumter St
    ColumbiaSC 29201
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    0.5 mi | Gr. K | 92 students                      
  • Columbia
    Daniel's Christian School
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    1812 Washington St
    ColumbiaSC 29201
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-11 | 16 students                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?          Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Why Would I Want to....
Why Would I Want to....
Many parents tend to dismiss the idea of sending their children to private school without exploring it in depth. We explore this and several more related subjects.
So Many Choices
When it comes to choosing a private school, there are so many choices to consider that the project can be a huge challenge to most of us. We offer some help and advice to help you get started.
What About a Foreign Language School?
Sending your child to a foreign language school makes good sense when you have been posted to this country from abroad and in other circumstances as well.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.


(enter "N/A" if not applicable)

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $9,329 for elementary schools and $6,035 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in South Carolina is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).