St. Peters Catholic School

1035 Hampton St,
Columbia, SC, 29201-0292
Tel: (803)252-8285
St. Peter's Catholic School is unique in its mission to teach as Jesus did, teaching and modeling gospel values.
Having served St. Peter's parish and Columbia since 1852, St. Peter's Catholic School is the oldest Catholic school still in existence in the Diocese of Charleston.
St. Peter's provides a traditional curriculum for grades K-4 through 6, with a strong emphasis on developing each student's potential.
We believe that the students of St. Peter's Catholic School should acquire Catholic beliefs and a knowledge of God in order to help them attain their ultimate goal--union with God.
St. Peter's Catholic School is unique in its mission to teach as Jesus did, teaching and modeling gospel values, providing our students with a moral foundation and enforcing the values initiated by their parents.
St. Peter's students are challenged to become more knowledgeable and well-integrated Christian citizens, thoroughly equipped to take their place in society.
At St. Peter's Catholic School, the process of education is never static.
We view the educational process as an ongoing experience, dedicated to teaching basic skills in a way that encourages children to want to learn.
Our fundamental concepts of education at St. Peter's Catholic School are designed so that each child will achieve their maximum potential.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 93 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 49%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 15%
Average Class Size 13 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. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Children's Choir, Cooking Club, Hip Hop, Jujitsu, Little Champs Sports, Piano, Tap/Ballet Cooking Club, Hip Hop, Jujitsu, Piano, Tap/Ballet, Children's Choir,
Little Champs Sports,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Montessori College of Early Learning (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Andrews Christian Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Andrews Christian Academy (0.3 miles away)
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  • Columbia Right Direction Christian Academy
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    Po Box 21672
    Columbia , SC , 29221
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    0.3  mi  |  13  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Columbia
    St. Andrews Christian Academy
    Po Box 21688
    Columbia , SC , 29221
    0.3  mi  |  84  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Columbia
    Trinity Cathedral Child Care Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Episcopal)
    1100 Sumter St
    Columbia , SC , 29201
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Episcopal)
    0.5  mi  |  92  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Columbia
    St. Martin De Porres School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2225 Hampton St
    Columbia , SC , 29204
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.2  mi  |  88  students  |  Gr.  K-7
  • Columbia
    Montessori College of Early Learning
    Montessori School
    PO Box 711
    Columbia , SC , 29202
    Montessori School
    1.5  mi  |  12  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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