St. Peter Catholic School

St Peter Catholic School provides classes for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 students in a safe, faith-based environment. You are cordially invited to take a personal tour of our fully-accredited school. Observe how we integrate technology into all core studies, and learn more about our sports and extra-curricular activities. St. Peter has provided a quality education for students in New Castle for over 100 years. Any new elementary student (K to 8) family transferring from public school is eligible to receive a $500 discount for the first year at St. Peter School. Please contact Mark Zitz at zitz@stpeternewcastle.org for more information.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked DE School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 168 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Peter Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Delaware for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1906

Student Body

Total Students
168 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
51%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
St. Peter Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
3%
Average Class Size
17 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Khahi pants and navy shirt

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
75%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess, Computer Access Design, Math League, Public Speaking, Science Olympiad

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Instructional Basketball for Lower School Students

School Notes

Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does St. Peter Catholic School offer?
St. Peter Catholic School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Soccer and Volleyball.
What is St. Peter Catholic School's ranking?
St. Peter Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Delaware for: Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Peter Catholic School?
The application deadline for St. Peter Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
It is a fantastic school, my children look forward to going every day!
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5  
I was very well-prepared for high school after graduating from St. Peter School in academics and in technology use. I also tested into Spanish II in high school! I played volleyball and basketball, too, and I still keep in touch with my friends from St. Peter.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked DE School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 168 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in New Castle County, DE is $14,300 for elementary schools and $16,418 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Castle County, DE is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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