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St. Peter's School

PHONE: (215) 925-3963 SCHOOL TYPE: Private Independent GRADES: Pre-K (3-4 years old)-8 ENROLLMENT:

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To honor the richness of childhood, foster mastery of academic principles, and educate students to be generous and committed citizens of their communities and the world.

Points Of Pride

  • St. Peter’s School is an inclusive community of engaged learners and dedicated teachers, nestled in the Historic Philadelphia neighborhood of Society Hill, educating students to be kind, generous, and committed citizens of the world since 1834.
  • At St. Peter’s School, we honor the time for childhood in the lives of our students and their families. We strive to foster an early and lifelong love of learning, cultivate inclusivity and compassion, and instill honesty and respect for self and others among our community of students.

Admissions Policy

Families must submit an application as well as schedule a parent interview and student visit. This visit will give you the opportunity to see the campus during the school day and to discuss your child's application. The student's school must complete and send all transcripts and teacher recommendation forms directly to the St. Peter's Admissions Office. Visit https://www.st-peters-school.org/admissions/apply/ for more information.

Accreditations and Honors

St. Peter's School is a member of NAIS, ADVIS, PAIS and the Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education.

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tues8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thur8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat -

Extended Programming Details

After School General Care

  • General after school care is available for all students from 3:00 – 5:00 PM Monday through Friday for an additional fee.


Entrance Instructions

All visitors enter through a secured entrance on Lombard between 3rd and 4th Streets and check in with main reception before entering building.