Prospective Families

Welcome!

Welcome to St. Peter Catholic School! Thank you for considering partnering with us for your child's education. We invite you to visit our school and experience our faith filled community and witness our quality academic program in action. 

Join us for a scheduled school tour or call the school office at (314) 821-0460 for a personal tour at your convenience. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to our school family!

 

Registration Process

1.     To begin the enrollment process, please make sure you are a registered parishioner at St. Peter.  If you are not, you need to go to the parish rectory in person to register.  If you are registered in another parish and live in their boundaries, you must get a release from your current parish’s pastor if you want to register at St. Peter.  If you want to stay at your current Catholic parish or are not Catholic you do not have to register.                 

2.     If you are a parent enrolling your child in Kindergarten you will be mailed the “St. Peter School Registration Form” in early February.

3.     If you are enrolling a student in 1st – 8th grade we will mail you the “St. Peter School Registration Form” when you inquire about enrollment.                     

4.     Complete the “St. Peter School Registration Form” and send it to the school along with a copy of your child’s birth certificate, baptismal certificate and the registration fee.  If your child was baptized at St. Peter we already have it.      

5.     If you are applying for a grade other than Pre-School or Kindergarten – send the “Request for Student Records” form to your child’s current school.  This will allow the current school to directly send us a copy of your child’s academic record.                                   

6.     Once we have reviewed your application (and transcripts for grades other than PK and Kindergarten) you will be notified of your admission status.  If you are on a waiting list, you will be notified your place on the waiting list.

7.     Once accepted the School Office will send you other school forms to complete and all the information you need for your child to start school here.

                                 

                                                                 

Admissions Policy

Age Requirements:  A student entering kindergarten in a given year must have reached the age of five on or before July 31 of that year.  A student entering first grade in a given year must have reached the age of six on or before July 31 of that year.  The date of birth must be certified by a birth certificate.

Admission Priorities:  Students are accepted for admission according to the following sequence of priorities, however final admission of the student is at the discretion of the pastor and the principal:

1.     Currently registered students in good standing

2.     Siblings of currently registered students

3.     New students of families registered in and supporting St. Peter Parish that reside in the established parish boundaries (All families officially registered in St. Peter Parish prior to January 1, 2007 will be considered as living within the established boundaries.)  These students will be accepted based upon the following:

·      Date of registration in parish

·      Participation in parish stewardship, as determined by the pastor

4.     New students of families registered in St. Peter Parish and participating in parish stewardship as determined by the pastor that do not live in the established parish boundaries.

5.     New students of families who are registered in other Catholic parishes and do not have children currently attending St. Peter Parish School.  These families will obtain written permission from their proper pastor and become members of St. Peter Parish.

6.     New students of families who are not registered in a Catholic parish will be accepted at the principal’s and pastor’s discretion.  The family will be required to pay the full out-of-parish tuition amount per child.

Readiness Assessment – A school readiness assessment is conducted by the Kindergarten teachers prior to enrollment in Kindergarten.  This is an assessment – and not scored as an admissions requirement.

All students not accepted due to unavailable space will be placed on a waiting list.  If space becomes available, new students on the waiting list will be accepted for admission based on the aforementioned priorities.

Any questions??  We strongly encourage you to call the school office with any and all questions you may have.  We are here to serve your family!  Our number is:  314-821-0460.