Saint Peter Catholic School

Saint Peter Catholic School Photo #1 - Building the leaders of tomorrow upon the foundation of Christ since 1946
We offer education for PreK 3 though 8th grade. Students enrolling in PreK 3 must be 3 years old by August 31 of the school year they intend to start at the school. Students enrolling in PreK 4 must be 4 years old by August 31 of the school year they intend to start at the school. PreK3 has the option of full day and half day, three days a week or five. PreK4 has the option of full day and half day. Tuition is prorated to reflect the schedule chosen. Parents who tour our school often remark how happy the children are here. There is an expectation of discipline that fosters independence. In addition to our core subjects of Math, English, Science, Social Studies and Religion, our students also have classes in Spanish, Computer, Art, Music, Library, and Physical Education. Our beautiful school has a dedicated computer lab, library, music room, art room, full size gymnasium, and a cafeteria.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDocumented Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded1946

Student Body

Total Students437 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Saint Peter Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Polos Mondays-Thursdays, Dress Uniform on Fridays)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,768
Tuition NotesA discount is offered to students who are practicing Catholics. PreK annual full-day tuition is 5,880.
Admissions DirectorHeather Brockway


Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Bridge Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, First Lego League Robotics Team, National Junior Beta Club, NC Science Olympiad

Arts and Music Programs:
Grace Notes Choir, Private Piano lessons, Strings Ensemble, Strings Lessons, Treble Cats Choir, Young Actors Workshop

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Hoopsters Hula Hooping Team

School Notes

  • Choose the school that guides your child to their full potential.  
  • Most experienced non-public school in Greenville with more than 70 years of history in educational excellence
  • Rigorous curriculum that prepares students for high school
  • Tuition value that is competitive with other private school options 
  • Loving teachers who are committed to nurturing students' growth and success 
  • State-of-the-art campus security including 32-camera video monitoring
  • Teaching Catholic values and morals are paramount in a school that welcomes all faiths and cultures
  • Students attend weekly Mass and begin each day with prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance
  • Prayer Partner mentoring program that pairs older students with younger
  • Science courses that offer hands-on learning and lab work, including Earth, Life & Physical Science in Middle School
  • Advanced math curriculum that culminates with Math I
  • Accelerated Spanish classes in K-8
  • Language Arts curriculum that focuses on creating strong readers and writers, with a special emphasis on vocabulary and grammar
  • Art education fused with engineering plus robotics in K-8
  • Cursive writing instruction beginning in 2nd grade
  • Service through community outreach
  • STREAM programs/clubs that inspire intellectual curiosity and promote problem-solving
  • Engaging music classes for PK3 - 8th 

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