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Prince Of Peace Catholic School Photo #1 - This is a partial view of the front of our beautiful school in the suburb of Hoover, AL.
Welcome to Prince of Peace where your child will receive the finest education from dedicated and supportive teachers in a faith-filled, clean and safe environment. We create a love of learnng that students carry with them to high school and beyond. In partnership with our families and our faith community, we form students into mature, responsible and productive members of society who, enlightened by the faith, will go forth to serve God and their community. We offer a rigorous Catholic faith-based curriculum that engages students in the interdisciplinary lessons of science, technology, religion, engineering, the arts and math (STREAM).
Our faculty teaches collaboratively to develop students' critical thinking abilities and prepares them for success in high school.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked AL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 501 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,139
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Prince Of Peace Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
2000
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Student Body

Total Students
501 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Prince Of Peace Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Girls plaid uniform bottom, solid top; boys khaki pants, solid top)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Full time K-8 = $5139+ 535 fees Full time K-8 non-Catholic $7199+535 fees PreK3K/3 day $3347 (1pm dismissal) $6128 (2:45pm dismissal) $8188 (5:45pm dismissal) 3K/4K five day $4325 (1pm dismissal) $6695 (2:45pm dismissal) $9218 (5:45pm dismissal) Fees for 3K/4K range from 150-200
Admissions Director
Connie Angstadt

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, House System, Robotics Team

Arts and Music Programs:
Band and Choir, Music Lessons, Musical Theatre

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Running Club

School Notes

  • Welcome!Thank you for your interest in Prince of Peace Catholic School, which we refer to as POP.  Our vision of educating the `whole child` began when our doors opened in the year 2000. We serve 464 students, pre-k through 8th grade, focusing on the academic, spiritual, physical, social, and emotional needs of each child. We invite you to call or stop by at any time for information or to schedule a tour. You will find us conveniently located in Hoover, Alabama near all major highways (Rts. 150, 65, 31, and 459), just south of Birmingham, in a wooded neighborhood community. Our church and school work together closely to provide the best education possible in the Catholic tradition. Academic and behavioral expectations are high and so are our students` achievements.The school is fully accredited and has been named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence for its outstanding performance. It has also been voted "Best School in Hoover" three times in the past five years.  At POP, all are welcome. Our school family is religiously diverse and is comprised of Catholics as well as members of many other faith families. Parishioners, parents, and school administrators come together as a formation board to guide the church and school. The school PTO actively manages many of the yearly events and fundraisers that have kept our school growing year after year.
  • Prince of Peace is currently one of the largest preK-8 Catholic School campuses in the Diocese of Birmingham. Our newest campus building is a stand-alone Middle School which opened fall 2015. As  population grew, our new building made way for more classroom space allowing us to maintain our preferred small class sizes.Please schedule a tour to view our state-of-the-art classrooms, playgrounds, outdoor learning spaces, ballfields, elementary garden areas and more. Come see if our POP family is right for your family.
Profile last updated: 01/11/2022

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked AL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 501 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,139
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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