St. Petersburg Catholic High School

Tel: (727)344-4065
Grades: 9-12 | 551 students
  • St. Petersburg Catholic High School's mission is to educate and inspire all students to be good Christians and honest citizens.
  • As a Salesian school we will collaborate to create a caring and safe environment which allows each student to grow spiritually, academically, and socially.
  • Our purpose and energies are dedicated to compassion and love for the young.
  • The Educative Pastoral Community articulates, encourages, and models Catholic values.
  • We incorporate reason, religion, and kindness into interactions with students.
  • We believe that interactions between adults and students contribute to student learning.
  • We demonstrate our commitment to social justice and Christian values by offering our support and service to the community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1957

Student Body

Total Students 551 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade St. Petersburg Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
Average ACT score 24
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Boys - black pants/shorts/school shirt, special Mass Day dress - black pants, white dress shirt tie; Girls - black pants/shorts/school shirt, special Mass Day Dress - black pants, long sleeve white polo with black sweater or vest)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $9,500
Tuition Notes In-parish tuition $9500 Out-of-parish tuition $12,700 Registration fee: New student $500 Returning student $400 Capital Improvement Fee $200 per family
Admissions Director Mrs. Sue McGough


Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Dance Team, Drama Club, Environment Club, Honor Societies, Journalism Club, Key Club, Knitting Club, Newspaper, SADD, Spanish Club, Theater, Yearbook, Young Authors Club, Youth Ministry, Youth for Life Band, Dance Team, Drama Club, Key Club, Knitting Club, Newspaper, SADD, Spanish Club, Theater, Yearbook, Youth Ministry, Youth for Life, Environment Club,
Honor Societies,
Journalism Club,
Young Authors Club,

School Notes

  • St. Petersburg Catholic High School is a four-year, co-educational, college-prep-oriented institution located in Pinellas County in the Diocese of St. Petersburg, FL. The curriculum of St. Petersburg Catholic High School has been developed within guidelines set forth by the Florida Department of Education and the Diocese of St. Petersburg. The framework of the program promotes and fosters intellectual stimulation and growth while enhancing high moral character. The curriculum for the young adult at St. Petersburg Catholic High School provides an education that is academically challenging, multi-dimensional and fun. The challenging curriculum includes Dual Credit, Advanced Placement and Honors courses. Advanced Placement courses are available in Biology, Chemistry, Calculus AB/BC, Government, Physics, Spanish, Italian, Statistics, U.S. History and Drawing. St. Petersburg Catholic High School works in conjunction with St. Petersburg College to offering a limited number of dual enrollment courses that allow qualified juniors and seniors to earn high school and college credit. Dual enrollment course offerings change depending on the availability of teachers and student interest.

Profile last updated: 01/17/2016

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