Ss Peter & Paul School

Sts. Peter and Paul School has been the choice of education for families since 1913.
Sts. Peter and Paul School provides students with Catholic values and high academic standards within a diverse community of lifelong learners who participate in a shared faith. Academic Excellence Sts. Peter & Paul School proudly stands behind their academic programs which follow the diocesan curriculum guidelines.
SPPS provides an array of opportunities for students to participate in community events and be exposed to the arts.
Located within walking distance is the Lexington Children's Theater, Opera House, Living Arts & Science Center, Lexington Public Library, Gratz Park and much more.
The proximity to these organizations is a perfect complement to the expanded arts program offered at SPPS which includes band, choral, visual arts and drama.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supporteddyslexia/autism/mild learning differences
Year Founded1913
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Student Body

Total Students490 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 9%
Students by Grade Ss Peter & Paul School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Navy pants and white logo polo for boys in K-5; Plaid and White logo polo for girls in K-5; Khaki and navy logo polo for grades 6-8)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,065
Tuition NotesCatholic In-Parish rate is $6065 Catholic Out-of-Parish is $7546 Non-Catholic rate is $8613For the 2019.2020 school year, SPPS is offering a 50% discount on base tuition for students in K-8 that are new to Catholic schools. For more information, please contact the SPPS admissions office.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKatie Kerns
Admissions AssociateConnie Carr


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDance,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Team, Battle of the Books, Future Problem Solvers, Kentucky Youth Assembly (KYA), Math Team, Robotics Club

Arts and Music Programs:
4th-5th grade musical, 6th-8th grade musical, Choir, Private Cello lessons, Private guitar lessons, Private percussion lessons, Private Piano lessons, Private violin lessons, Show Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Faith 1st basketball, Faith 1st Soccer
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  • Lexington
    Grades: NS-8 | 150 students
    3.9 miles
    725 Stone Road
    Lexington, KY 40503
    (859) 277-4805
    3.9 NS-8
  • Lexington
    Grades: K-12 | 87 students
    4.2 miles
    3000 Clays Mill Rd
    Lexington, KY 40503
    (859) 313-5285
    4.2 K-12
  • Lexington
    Grades: PK-12 | 1158 students
    4.4 miles
    450 W Reynolds Rd
    Lexington, KY 40503
    (859) 422-5700
    4.4 PK-12
  • Lexington
    Grades: PK-12
    0.3 miles
    194 N Limestone
    Lexington, KY 40507
    (859) 254-1361
    0.3 PK-12
  • Lexington
    Grades: PK-12 | 427 students
    6 miles
    3900 Rapid Run Drive
    Lexington, KY 40515
    (859) 271-0079
    6 PK-12

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The average private school tuition in Lexington, KY is $9,216 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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