St. Peter Elementary School

St. Peter Catholic School believes that we participate in the educational mission Jesus entrusted to His Church.
We affirm that our educational efforts embrace the three interlocking dimensions of message, community and service.
The teaching of religious doctrine is supported and extended through a Christian community of faith in the active service of God, Church and neighbor.
At St. Peter Catholic School, the faculty, students and their parents join together to form a living Christian community in which people are bound together in mutual aid, responsibility and cooperation.
As a Catholic School, St. Peter fosters the integration of Catholic Christian values and morals along with learning and living.
St. Peter Catholic School is fully accredited by the Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Association.
St. Peter Catholic School recruits and admits students of any race, color, or ethnic origins to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities.
In addition, the school will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarships, or educational programs and athletic/extracurricular activities.
In addition, the school is not intended to be an alternative to court or administrative agency ordered, or public school district initiated desegregation.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded1857

Student Body

Total Students148 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade St. Peter Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
CYO basketball and volleyball

School Notes

  • St. Peter School is nestled in the heart of a small community along the Sandusky River in Northwest Ohio.  Our community, Upper Sandusky, is home to 6,500 residents and prides itself in its rich history and safe, friendly atmosphere.
  • St. Peter School is part of Transfiguration of the Lord Parish in Upper Sandusky.  Our Catholic traditions and faith run deep, and our parishioners are supportive and generous to our school.  The parish has 773 registered members. 
  • St. Peter School has 114 students (Catholic and non-Catholic) registered for the 2015-16 school year.  We employ 7 full time and 4 part time teachers.  Our student to teacher ratio is 11:1.  Our faculty is dedicated, caring, and enthusiastic.  We provide a balanced academic curriculum that integrates faith, culture, and life.  We provide a safe, welcoming environment for all.
  • St. Peter School is a provider for the Ed Chioce Expanson Scholarship and offers opportunities for other scholarships.  We are a member of the National Catholic Education Association and are fully accredited by the state of Ohio. 
  • When you are in the area, come check us out!

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to St. Peter Elementary School is Wayside Christian School (14.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is Our Lady Of Consolation School (10.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Carey
    Grades: PK-8 | 197 students
    10 miles
    401 Clay St
    Carey, OH 43316
    (419) 396-6166
    10 PK-8
  • Bucyrus
    Grades: PK-12 | 70 students
    14.9 miles
    2345 Kerstetter Rd
    Bucyrus, OH 44820
    (419) 562-5930
    14.9 PK-12
  • Marion
    St. Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 97 students
    18.3 miles
    274 N Prospect St
    Marion, OH 43302
    (740) 382-1607
    18.3 K-8
  • Tiffin
    Calvert High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 563 students
    20.4 miles
    152 Madison St
    Tiffin, OH 44883
    (419) 447-3844
    20.4 PK-12
  • Tiffin
    St. Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-4 | 311 students
    20.5 miles
    75 S Sandusky St
    Tiffin, OH 44883
    (419) 447-5202
    20.5 K-4

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