Saint Paul's - Clearwater's Independent School

1600 St. Paul's Drive
Clearwater, FL 33764-0346
Tel: (727)536-2756
Grades: PK-8 | 250 students
Saint Paul's - Clearwater's Independent School is an independent day school offering a comprehensive educational program to students from Pre-Kindergarten-3 through Eighth Grade.
The curriculum offers an opportunity for each child to find personal challenge and a sense of accomplishment.
Teachers create a safe learning environment, fostering a love of learning in their students.
Our mission is to educate, challenge and inspire young minds in a challenging and nurturing community of learning; to contribute to the intellectual, spiritual, social, and physical development of the whole person; to lay the foundation for successful academic progress; and to create a desire for lifelong learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 250 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Saint Paul's - Clearwater's Independent School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 13 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(School Uniforms Required)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please call the admissions office for tuition information.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,900
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Katie Sibson
Admissions Associate Rita Long


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Flag FootballGolf,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Green Thumbs Gardening Club, Shark Angels, MATHCOUNTS, Cheerleading Club, Chess Club, Happy Feet Soccer, Mandarin Lessons, Friday Baseball, Young Innovators Club, After School Art Club, Science Cats, Friday Soccer, Soccer, Lacrosse, Basketball, Kickball, Flag Football, Tennis, Wiffle Ball Green Thumbs Gardening Club, Shark Angels, MATHCOUNTS, Cheerleading Club, Chess Club, Happy Feet Soccer, Mandarin Lessons, Friday Baseball, Young Innovators Club, After School Art Club, Science Cats, Friday Soccer,
Soccer, Lacrosse, Basketball, Kickball, Flag Football, Tennis, Wiffle Ball,

School Notes:

  • For more than 45 years, Saint Paul's School has inspired a community of learning for children in Pre-Kindergarten 3 through Eighth Grade. Whether it is through fine arts, technology, or one of the many other elements of our broad-based curriculum, our students have the opportunity to discover, learn and grow in a nurturing atmosphere of encouragement, challenge, and discipline. The result is a foundation of lasting value, with an investment in the unique potential of each individual and our shared future. At Saint Paul's, students embrace the values of character and responsibility that prepare them for a lifetime of learning and success.

Profile last updated: 11/04/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Iva Christian School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is First Lutheran School (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Shepherd's Care Learning Center (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Clearwater
    Shepherd's Care Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Church of the Nazarene)
    Grades: NS-PK | 22 students
    0.7 miles
    1875 Nursery Road
    Clearwater, FL 33764
  • Clearwater
    First Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 162 students
    1 miles
    1644 Nursery Rd
    Clearwater, FL 33756
  • Largo
    Largo KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.1 miles
    3270 East Bay Dr.
    Largo, FL 33771
  • Clearwater
    Iva Christian School
    (Assembly of God)
    Grades: KG-12 | 58 students
    1.4 miles
    1430 Belleair Rd
    Clearwater, FL 33756
  • Clearwater
    Grades: 9-12 | 462 students
    1.9 miles
    2750 Haines Bayshore Rd
    Clearwater, FL 33760

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