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 (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked DE School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 187 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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

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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
187 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
St. Peter Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
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

School Reviews

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 (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked DE School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 187 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in New Castle County, DE is $12,232 for elementary schools and $13,937 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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