Saint Peter's School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Tel: (301)774-9112
  • A 2012 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, providing rigorous curriculum and Catholic faith formation to students in grades PreK-8.
  • Committed to developing all aspects of the human character to release the spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional, and physical potential of each child.
  • Curriculum focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and the Arts (Visual, Musical, Performance)

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedCall for information
Year Founded1957
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012

Student Body

Total Students391 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeSaint Peter's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size20 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Navy slacks, white shirt and tie; plaid jumper or skirt & white blouse)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,000
Tuition Notes$8000 pp is rate for Catholic students, Gr. K-8 $8800 pp is the rate for Catholic students PreK $9800 pp is rate for non-Catholic students, Gr. K-8 $10,000 pp is the rate for non-Catholic students, PreK
Admissions DirectorMary Randles

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Basketball, Dance, Snowboarding, Soccer, Track and FieldAlpine SkiingBasketball,
DanceSnowboarding,
SoccerTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Club SciKidz, Drama/Theater (7th & 8th Grade), Little Flowers Girls Club, Patrols (7th Graders), Spiritual Life Club (5th Graders), Student Council, TV Studio

Arts and Music Programs:
After-school Art Class, After-school Music Instruction, Choi

School Notes

  • Named a Project Lead the Way (PLTW) school in 2015; the first school in the State of Maryland to implement PLTW Launch, the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program for students in grades PreK through grade 5. 2012 National Blue Ribbon of Excellence was awarded for high academic achievement and a strong commitment to The Arts
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  6/16/2016
We have been at Saint Peter's for 2 years now after transferring from MCPS and are extremely pleased with our decision! Saint Peter's has a warm, caring environment among the students, teachers and parents. The teachers that my kids have had so far are top notch. They are attentive to their students' individual needs and truly care about their success. The curriculum is rigorous and not only inspires academic excellence, but places great importance on the students' self esteem and spiritual health as well. The extra-curricular activities include art classes, music lessons, band, choir, drama, Environmental Club, Science Club, Ski Club and more. We definitely recommend Saint Peter's school!
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5  6/13/2016
I highly recommend Saint Peter's. My children are receiving a top notch education and are learning at an advanced level. The teachers we have had so far have been experienced and dedicated to each child's development. The principal is a natural and effective leader and is a huge reason why the school offers so much in terms of academics, arts, science, and spirituality. The music program is amazing! We are lucky to be a part of such a great community with involved families.
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