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
Summer School OfferedYes
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Student Body

Total Students490 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
State avg.: 8%
Students by GradeSs 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$5,110
Tuition NotesCatholic In-Parish rate is $5110 Catholic Out-of-Parish is $6541 Non-Catholic rate is $7363
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorConnie Carr


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Team, 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 Socce
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lexington
    Grades: K-12 | 105 students
    4.2 miles
    3000 Clays Mill Rd
    Lexington, KY 40503
    4.2 K-12
  • Lexington
    Grades: NS-8 | 150 students
    3.9 miles
    725 Stone Road
    Lexington, KY 40503
    3.9 NS-8
  • Lexington
    Grades: PK-12 | 1460 students
    4.4 miles
    450 W Reynolds Rd
    Lexington, KY 40503
    4.4 PK-12
  • Lexington
    Grades: PK-12
    0.3 miles
    194 N Limestone
    Lexington, KY 40507
    0.3 PK-12
  • Lexington
    Grades: PK-12 | 415 students
    6 miles
    3900 Rapid Run Drive
    Lexington, KY 40515
    6 PK-12

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