SS Peter & Paul Catholic School

  • Saints Peter and Paul School is the primary educational ministry of Saints Peter and Paul Parish.
  • Since 1865, the school has existed to serve the youth of our parish, and to help parents in passing on the Catholic faith to their children.
  • At present, our program includes a preschool, kindergarten, and grades 1 through 8.
  • We serve the students, parents and the community of Saints Peter and Paul and neighboring communities.
  • We strive to help families pass on the knowledge, beliefs, and traditions of the Catholic faith to their children; to provide an atmosphere of caring and respect for each human person regardless of race or ethnic origin; to create an environment which encourages academic excellence, and the development of individual talents and abilities; and to work in partnership with families, to instill Christian values, and guide children toward becoming responsible, caring adults.
  • We strive for academic excellence in all curricular areas, the development of a positive self-concept, and good moral values.
  • In order to help each child develop to his or her fullest potential, we believe in the shared responsibility of students, parents, teachers, administrators, and pastors.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1863
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students340 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade SS Peter & Paul Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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