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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 490 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,065
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Ss Peter & Paul School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
dyslexia/autism/mild learning differences
Year Founded
1913
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Student Body

Total Students
490 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 11%
Students by Grade
Ss Peter & Paul School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(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)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Catholic 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
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,000
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Katie Kerns
Admissions Associate
Connie Carr

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 490 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,065
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Lexington, KY is $8,203 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Lexington, KY is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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