St Petersburg Catholic High School

  • St. Petersburg Catholic High School's mission is to educate and inspire all students to be good Christians and honest citizens.
  • As a Salesian school we will collaborate to create a caring and safe environment which allows each student to grow spiritually, academically, and socially.
  • Our purpose and energies are dedicated to compassion and love for the young.
  • The Educative Pastoral Community articulates, encourages, and models Catholic values.
  • We incorporate reason, religion, and kindness into interactions with students.
  • We believe that interactions between adults and students contribute to student learning.
  • We demonstrate our commitment to social justice and Christian values by offering our support and service to the community.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1957

Student Body

Total Students312 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade St Petersburg Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses9 courses
Average ACT score24
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Boys - black pants/shorts/school shirt, special Mass Day dress - black pants, white dress shirt tie; Girls - black pants/shorts/school shirt, special Mass Day Dress - black pants, long sleeve white polo with black sweater or vest)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,500
Tuition NotesIn-parish tuition $9500 Out-of-parish tuition $12,700 Registration fee: New student $500 Returning student $400 Capital Improvement Fee $200 per family
Admissions DirectorMrs. Sue McGough


Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Band, Dance Team, Drama Club, Environment Club, Honor Societies, Journalism Club, Key Club, Knitting Club, Newspaper, SADD, Spanish Club, Theater, Yearbook, Young Authors Club, Youth for Life, Youth Ministry

School Notes

  • St. Petersburg Catholic High School is a four-year, co-educational, college-prep-oriented institution located in Pinellas County in the Diocese of St. Petersburg, FL. The curriculum of St. Petersburg Catholic High School has been developed within guidelines set forth by the Florida Department of Education and the Diocese of St. Petersburg. The framework of the program promotes and fosters intellectual stimulation and growth while enhancing high moral character. The curriculum for the young adult at St. Petersburg Catholic High School provides an education that is academically challenging, multi-dimensional and fun. The challenging curriculum includes Dual Credit, Advanced Placement and Honors courses. Advanced Placement courses are available in Biology, Chemistry, Calculus AB/BC, Government, Physics, Spanish, Italian, Statistics, U.S. History and Drawing. St. Petersburg Catholic High School works in conjunction with St. Petersburg College to offering a limited number of dual enrollment courses that allow qualified juniors and seniors to earn high school and college credit. Dual enrollment course offerings change depending on the availability of teachers and student interest.
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  • Saint Petersburg
    Grades: PK-12 | 695 students
    3.6 miles
    7777 62nd Avenue North
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33709
    (727) 541-7593
    3.6 PK-12
  • Saint Petersburg
    Grades: NS-12 | 715 students
    4.4 miles
    10101 54th Ave N
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33708
    (727) 393-9100
    4.4 NS-12
  • Saint Petersburg
    Grades: PK-12 | 994 students
    6 miles
    5101 1st Street NE
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33703
    (727) 456-7511
    6 PK-12
  • Clearwater
    Grades: 9-12 | 562 students
    10.4 miles
    2750 Haines Bayshore Rd
    Clearwater, FL 33760
    (727) 531-1449
    10.4 9-12
  • Saint Petersburg
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    Grades: 1-12 | 49 students
    2.9 miles
    4500 43rd Street N
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33714
    (727) 526-5700
    2.9 1-12

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