St. Peters Catholic School

  • The mission of St. Peter's Catholic School is to prepare our students for lives of faith, virtue and excellence.
  • We accomplish this by nurturing and challenging the whole child--intellectually, physically, and spiritually--so that each child achieves his or her God-given potential.
  • The K4 to 6th grade program is academically excellent. Our students consistently score above grade level on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills.
  • Our convenient location in the center of the Captial City allows our teachers to take advantage of the many resources Columbia offers.
  • Currently there are twelve different religious backgrounds in our student body. We welcome all who enter our doors.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded1852

Student Body

Total Students137 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 14%
Students by GradeSt. Peters Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size16 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,294
Tuition NotesTuition listed above is for Non-Parishioners. Parishioner rate is $4995.00
Admissions DirectorKathy Preston

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art Club, Children's Choir, Cooking Club, Minding Your Manners, Piano, Tap/Ballet, Tiny Techz, Writing Art Club, Cooking Club, Piano, Tap/Ballet, Tiny Techz, Writing, Children's Choir,
Minding Your Manners,

School Notes

  • Catholic Faith & Traditions Develop Excellent, Virtuous Character SACS (Southern Association of Colleges & Schools) Accredited for over 40 years Challenging A+ Academics,K4-6 Full & Half-Day K-4 Program Individualized Instruction Based on Identified Strengths & Weaknesses Small, Nurturing Classes Families from 12 Different Religious Backgrounds Strong Reading Program for Future Success Financial Aid for Affordable Excellence Outstanding Music Program with USC School of Music After-School Program Offers Opportunities To Develop Talents & Interests
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