St. Peter Cathedral School

Founded in 1816, we are a family of believers called, like our patron Saint Peter, to be the Rock upon which Jesus built His Church in West Center City.
Through reverent liturgy and sacred music, we worship the Living God.
Called by the Spirit from diverse locations and cultures, we invite and welcome all people into the life of our community.
Nourished by the Eucharist, our mission is to continue to reach out to the needy, to embrace our school children and their families, to serve seniors, and to love one another in imitation of our Lord Jesus Christ.
We will erect no boundaries, welcome all seekers, hold back nothing we should share, and rejoice in the differences that make us one.
Bonded by love, humility and compassion, we are like the individual pieces of stained glass that surround our sacred space and come together to be pleasing in the sight of God.
We prayerfully rely on the wisdom and grace of the Holy Spirit to direct our steps in faith and to use us as witnesses of God's abiding love.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 131 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
131 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
St. Peter Cathedral School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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When is the application deadline for St. Peter Cathedral School?
The application deadline for St. Peter Cathedral School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is St. Peter Cathedral School located?
St. Peter Cathedral School is located in the Quaker Hill neighborhood of Wilmington, DE.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 131 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Wilmington, DE is $16,885 for elementary schools and $20,575 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Wilmington, DE is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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