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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1906

Student Body

Total Students187 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade St Peter Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
3%
Average Class Size17 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khahi pants and navy shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
75%

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
SoccerVolleyball,

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

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Castle
    Grades: NS-8 | 324 students
    1.9 miles
    801 N Dupont Hwy
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302)328-2803
    1.9 NS-8
    324
  • Wilmington
    Grades: PK-8 | 230 students
    6.2 miles
    1715 W. 9th Street
    Wilmington, DE 19805
    (302)421-3743
    6.2 PK-8
    230
  • Wilmington
    St Elizabeth School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 540 students
    5.2 miles
    1500 Cedar St
    Wilmington, DE 19805
    (302)656-3369
    5.2 PK-12
    540
  • Wilmington
    St. Matthew School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 282 students
    4.4 miles
    1 Fallon Ave
    Wilmington, DE 19804
    (302)633-5860
    4.4 K-9
    282
  • Bear
    Grades: PK-12 | 1117 students
    9.3 miles
    2801 Del Laws Rd
    Bear, DE 19701
    (302)834-8938
    9.3 PK-12
    1117

School Reviews

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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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