Prince Of Peace Catholic School

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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.
Prince Of Peace Catholic School serves 483 students in grades Prekindergarten-8is a member of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) and the Cognia.
The student:teacher of Prince Of Peace Catholic School is 18:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Roman Catholic.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked AL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 483 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,845
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Placements

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

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School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
483 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
27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Girls plaid uniform bottom, solid top; boys khaki pants, solid top)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Full time K-8 = ,$4845 PreK3K/3 day Tu-W-Th $2,995 plus $150 fee 3K/5 day M - F $3,895 plus $150 fee 4K/5day M - F $3,895 plus $150 fee The class day is 8am - 1pm for all preK options above.
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 over 450 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. 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 K-8 Catholic School campuses in the Diocese of Birmingham. Our newest campus building is a stand-alone Middle School which opened Fall 2015. As our population of students increased in both the church youth programs and the school, the 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.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked AL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 483 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,845
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Birmingham, AL is $8,792 for elementary schools and $9,897 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Birmingham, AL is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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