Saint Peter's School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
2900 Sandy Spring Rd
Olney, MD 20832
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.
  • Saint Peter's School strives to develop all aspects of the human character to release the spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional, and physical potential of each child.
  • Faculty and staff bear witness to the Gospel of Jesus Christ by helping families nurture their children in the love of God, the love of neighbor, and sound moral values.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Call for information
Year Founded 1957
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012

Student Body

Total Students 384 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade Saint Peter's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size 20 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Navy slacks, white shirt and tie; plaid jumper or skirt & white blouse)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / 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 Director Mary Randles

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Snowboarding, Soccer, Track and FieldAlpine SkiingBasketball,
SnowboardingSoccer,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After-school Art Class, After-school Music Instruction, Choir, Club SciKidz, Drama/Theater (7th & 8th Grade), Girls on the Run, Little Flowers Girls Club, Student Council Choir, Club SciKidz, After-school Art Class,
After-school Music Instruction,
Drama/Theater (7th & 8th Grade),
Girls on the Run,
Little Flowers Girls Club,
Student Council,

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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