St. Peter School

  • St. Peter Tri-Parish School provides its students with a quality Catholic education in an atmosphere of mutual respect that fosters spiritual, academic and social growth.
  • Our philosophy of education emphasizes the significance of each individual's contribution to the Christian community and to society.
  • We recognize that, because emotional, social and physical characteristics influence the development of cognitive skills, we must provide for the diverse backgrounds of the students as well as for variation in learning styles.
  • Experiences to strengthen the recognition of similarities among people and to foster each student's development of a Catholic identity provide for effective Christian involvement in a multi-cultural society.
  • Commensurate with individual interests and abilities, each student can achieve an understanding of those concepts and skills that assure the fulfillment of the goals of our mission.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1959

Student Body

Total Students213 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade St. Peter School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size19 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,300
Tuition NotesTuition includes yearbook. Preschool tuition is slightly higher.Preschool tuition varies
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant$700
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJoan Sickinger

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Extended Day Program, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Zumba for children (winter)

Recreational Athletic Programs:
One on One Basketball (fall and spring), Tumblebus

School Notes

  • St. Peter Tri-Parish School provides its students with a quality Catholic education in an atmosphere that fosters spiritual, academic and social growth. Our philosophy of education emphasizes the significance of each individual's contribution to the Christian community and to society. We recognize that, because emotional, social and physical characteristics influence the development of cognitive skills, we must provide for the diverse backgrounds of the students as well as for variation in learning styles. Experiences to strengthen the recognition of similarities among people and to foster each student's development of a Catholic identity provide for effective Christian involvement in a multi-cultural society. Commensurate with individual interests and abilities, each student can achieve an understanding of those concepts and skills that assure the fulfillment of the goals of our mission.

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It is the last year for my daughter at St. Peter School. We will be so sad to leave. The experience has been wonderful. She has been accepted to two top private schools for high school (we only applied to two). I highly recommend this school.
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