St Peter Cathedral Center School

  • Cathedral Center School has been providing a Catholic education for the children of Erie since 1897.
  • Saint Peter Cathedral Center School is a Catholic Christian community dedicated to excellence in education.
  • This community of faculty, staff, and parents works together to nurture the academic, social, spiritual, artistic, and physical development of the students.
  • The purpose of Saint Peter Cathedral Center is to actively integrate the spiritual and intellectual development of each child consistent with his or her potential.
  • In order for this to materialize, the emotional, social and physical needs of the child must be met also.
  • This strong academic curriculum is enhanced by art, physical education, music, and technology programs.
  • Parents are encouraged to be supportive and to become involved in all phases of their child's education, both spiritually and academically.
  • Through the teaching process, the teacher assists parents in helping the child form Christian values and attitudes.
  • These principles and beliefs are the motivating factors that influence the daily experiences of the school.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students268 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St Peter Cathedral Center School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Erie
    Luther Memorial Academy
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: K-8 | 144 students
    0.1 miles
    220 West 11th Street
    Erie, PA 16501
    (814) 454-0106
    0.1 K-8
  • Erie
    Grades: NS-8 | 215 students
    1.9 miles
    1372 W 6th St
    Erie, PA 16505
    (814) 452-4273
    1.9 NS-8
  • Erie
    St Jude School
    St Jude School Photo - Students particpate in daily prayer and religion classes; school and class liturgies, spiritual retreats, sacrament preparation and character education. Older students perform community service and serve as “guardian angels” to second and third graders preparing for First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 407 students
    3.3 miles
    606 Lowell Ave
    Erie, PA 16505
    (814) 838-7676
    3.3 PK-8

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The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $8,004 for elementary schools and $16,439 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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