St. Peter School

659 Beechwood Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06605-0660
     Tel: (203)333-2048
Grades: K - 8 | 189 students
Our motto is Enter to Learn About Jesus, Leave to Serve Jesus.
We off a balanced literacy program, after school program, caring teachers and make every effort to meet the needs of our students.
Technology is integrated into the current via wireless technology and 2 laptop carts in addition to the SmartBoard and computers in each classroom.
In June of 2007 we rededicated our library after a $50,000 renovation.
The renovation included $60,000 of new books over 2 years..

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1950

Student Body

Total Students 189 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 98%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St. Peter School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Average Class Size 20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,470
Tuition Notes Financial aid is available. Tuition discounted for multiple children and children registered in a Catholic parish
% on Financial Aid 60%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,500
Admissions Director Suzanna Zello


Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports BasketballBasketball


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Student Council, Yearbook Yearbook, Student Council,

School Notes:

Being a small school makes it possible for us to know each student's strenghts and weaknesses. For students who are identiied as struggling an individual learners plan is created with specific goals that address the area(s) of concern. Financial aid is available to qualifying families. We have an after school program from 2:00 - 5:30 (cost not included in tuition). Our library is usually open after school 4 days a week until 3:00 for students who have research to do or who may want to stay to work on their homework. Gypsy, our R.E.A.D. visits the school about once a month for the students to read to her. Our science program for grades 5-8 uses the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) curriculum.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Kolbe Cathedral High School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Augustine Cathedral School (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Augustine Cathedral School (1 miles away)
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