St Peter's School

  • While providing God's children superior educational opportunities in an accepting and loving Catholic environment, St. Peter's School serves its parish community and the greater Kansas City metropolitan area as a leader in preparing children for a morally responsible and educationally sound adulthood, grounded in the spirituality of Jesus Christ.
  • Burning in each child is the light of Christ. Our commitment is to keep that light burning brightly through our staff's professionalism and dedication.
  • Our parents, students, faculty and staff pride themselves on making St. Peter's a home for excellence and achievement fostered by the appreciation of God's presence in each individual.
  • At the heart of our mission is our desire to bring all children to a deeper knowledge and love of God.
  • All St. Peter's students are led by their parents and teachers through an exploration of the Catholic faith.
  • This endeavor is designed to reveal God's desire that we love unconditionally, appreciate each individual's uniqueness, accept the responsibilities of Catholic Christian, and develop an awareness and reverence for God's people and the Earth we share.
  • Because our school strives to be a faith community, parent cooperation and good parent-teacher relations are essential.
  • As members of faith community, our first instance is to assume that all of us – teachers, administrators, parents, guardians and other caregivers – have the child's best interest at heart.

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School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students517 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade St Peter's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kansas City
    Grades: K-8 | 193 students
    5.7 miles
    8941 James A Reed Rd
    Kansas City, MO 64138
    (816) 763-5837
    5.7 K-8
    193
  • Kansas City
    Grades: NS-12 | 712 students
    5.4 miles
    11511 State Line
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    (816) 942-3255
    5.4 NS-12
    712
  • Kansas City
    Grades: PK-12 | 102 students
    5.3 miles
    15710 Calvary Rd.
    Kansas City, MO 64138
    (816) 358-0950
    5.3 PK-12
    102
  • Kansas City
    Grades: PK-6 | 113 students
    1.7 miles
    30 West 51st Street
    Kansas City, MO 64112
    (816) 531-2192
    1.7 PK-6
    113
  • Kansas City
    Grades: K-3 | 16 students
    2.9 miles
    2830 E 60th Street
    Kansas City, MO 64130
    (816) 333-1054
    2.9 K-3
    16

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The average private school tuition in Kansas City, MO is $7,483 for elementary schools and $11,654 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kansas City, MO is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).