St. Petersburg Catholic High School

St. Petersburg Catholic High School is a Christ-centered, college preparatory school rooted in a firm foundation of Catholic faith, family, tradition, and excellence.
As a diverse teaching and learning community, we are committed to forming young men and women in spirit, mind, and body for future leadership and compassionate service.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 450 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,900
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 22
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Petersburg Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1957

Student Body

Total Students
450 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
St. Petersburg Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
62%
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
18 courses
Average SAT score
1125
Average ACT score
24
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Boys - black pants/shorts/school shirt, special Mass Day dress - black pants, white dress shirt tie; Girls - black pants/shorts/skort/school shirt, special Mass Day Dress - black pants, long sleeve white polo with black sweater or vest

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Mar. 22
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Fees not included.
Admissions Director
Courtney Tanis

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Environment Club, Honor Societies, Spanish Club, Yearbook, Youth for Life, Youth Ministry

Arts and Music Programs:
Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Dance Team

School Notes

  • St. Petersburg Catholic High School students benefit from an active campus life outside the classroom. Athletes compete on 26 varsity sports teams for both boys and girls.
  • Academic Interest: Students explore their intellectual passions more deeply through organizations such as Great Books, Robotics Club, Model United Nations, DECA and 9 academic honor societies.
  • Convocation: The school community prays together, recites the pledge allegiance to the flag, and hears motivational words from SPCHS alumni, community leaders, students, faculty, and staff. Most of our speakers tell their own story through the lens of our core virtues: authenticity, compassion, fortitude, humility, and wisdom. In doing this, students have been able to comprehend what living out the virtues truly looks like, through the witness of speakers that possess them.
  • Faith: Retreats are planned and led by student members of the Senior Leadership Honors students who provide their peers guidance for essential personal growth. Students participate in liturgies. Campus Ministry has an active presence on campus that seeks to provide spiritual support, community outreach, and a sense of belonging for students of all backgrounds. Rooted in Catholic faith, Campus Ministry is open to students of all religious beliefs and offers a safe space to discuss spiritual questions, engage in service projects, and foster connections with peers.
  • Service: Students serve both the school and the local community through their focus on promoting life issues rooted in Catholic social teaching by fulfilling service hours yearly.
  • Performing and Fine Arts: Students engaged in the arts find additional opportunities to pursue their artistries through the Art Club, Praise Band and the Yearbook.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Petersburg Catholic High School cost?
St. Petersburg Catholic High School's tuition is approximately $13,900 for private students.
What sports does St. Petersburg Catholic High School offer?
St. Petersburg Catholic High School offers 17 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling. St. Petersburg Catholic High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Florida for most sports offered.
What is St. Petersburg Catholic High School's ranking?
St. Petersburg Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for: Largest student body, Most sports offered, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Petersburg Catholic High School?
The application deadline for St. Petersburg Catholic High School is Mar. 22.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 450 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,900
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 22
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Saint Petersburg, FL is $10,740 for elementary schools and $14,933 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Petersburg, FL is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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