Saint Paul's - Clearwater's Independent School

  • Saint Paul's - Clearwater's Independent School is an independent day school offering a comprehensive educational program to students from 2 Months through Eighth Grade.
  • Vision Statement: We commit to our students so they will act joyously upon their passions and courageously seize adventures and opportunities we cannot foresee.
  • Belief Statement: We cultivate our students` talents for lives of opportunity. We create unique learning environments, honor our students` passions and develop enduring connections.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1968

Student Body

Total Students366 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Saint Paul's - Clearwater's Independent School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size13 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(School Uniforms Required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease call the Admissions Office for tuition information.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKatie Sibson
Admissions AssociateRita Long


Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsArchery, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballArcheryBaseball,
Flag FootballGolf,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.52 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
3D Printing and Modeling, Archery, Cheerleading, Chess Club, Coding and Mobile App Development, Competitive Robotics, Creative Writing Club, Fantasy Football Club, Holiday Crafts, Lego Robotics Club, Money Management, Odyssey of the Mind, Photography, Printmaking, Prototyping and Design Thinking, Robotics and Electronics, Sailing Club, Scuba Certification, Soccer Shots, Student Council, Water and Laser Cutting, Web and Graphic Design, Yearbook, Yoga

Arts and Music Programs:
Ceramics, Drawing, Film and Literature, Guitar, Handbells, Instrument Design, Mosaics, Movie Production, Music Production, Musical Theater, Orchestra, Painting, Private Music Lessons, Sculpture, Technical Theater, The Artist's Experience Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Baseball, Basketball, Flag Football, Golf, Intramural Sports, Kickball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Tumbles Gymnastics, Volleyball

School Notes

  • JOYOUS: We instill a joyful approach to learning and life through exploration and imaginative play.
  • COURAGEOUS: We build courageous students through creating experiences that encourage our students to discover their unique identity as learners, as members of a community and as individuals.
  • ADVENTUROUS: We promote an adventurous spirit through challenging our students to boldly explore their personal passions and expand their global connections.

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Clearwater
    Grades: PK-12 | 217 students
    5.2 miles
    801 Drew Street
    Clearwater, FL 33755
    5.2 PK-12
  • Saint Petersburg
    Grades: NS-12 | 481 students
    13.1 miles
    990 62nd Avenue NE
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33702
    13.1 NS-12
  • Clearwater
    Grades: PK-12 | 172 students
    4 miles
    1831 Drew St
    Clearwater, FL 33765
    4 PK-12
  • Clearwater
    Grades: PK-8 | 499 students
    4.2 miles
    1350 Court St
    Clearwater, FL 33756
    4.2 PK-8
  • Saint Petersburg
    Grades: PK-12 | 994 students
    9.1 miles
    5101 1st Street NE
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33703
    9.1 PK-12

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The average private school tuition in Clearwater, FL is $9,821 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Clearwater, FL is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).