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Saints Peter & Paul School

Saints Peter & Paul School is a coeducational private Catholic traditional school for students in grades Kindergarten through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

Saints Peter & Paul School says

Student Pledge: I promise to do my best today to be Christ-like and accept responsibility for all of my words, actions, and deeds. With Jesus as my role model, I will not only refrain from anything that can be hurtful to my classmates, but I will do my best to be kind, courteous, friendly, respectful, and welcoming with everyone I encounter.

Curriculum

Educating students to reach their highest potential both spiritually and academically is our focus. We differentiate math and language arts instruction to meet the needs of our students. Enrichment courses are provided for qualifying students, as well as, specialized instruction for those who thrive in a smaller group setting.

Junior high students are challenged in an Algebra tracked math class and develop critical thinking, problem solving and collaboration skills.

To further enhance student learning; field trips to locations such as: The Morton Arboretum, DuPage Children's Museum, Naper Settlement, Kline Creek Farm, National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago Symphony, Timber-lee, (7th grade) and Washington D.C. (8th grade) are scheduled throughout the year.

An internally staffed Extended Day program is available for students allowing time for homework completion and socialization without leaving campus. We offer SCHOLARS, an after-school program, which provides students assistance with organization and homework.

Mission Statement

Saints Peter and Paul School is a parish school serving students in grades K though 8. Founded in 1853, we are committed to excellence in preparing our students to think critically and become confident, sensitive Catholic leaders modeled in the image of Jesus Christ prepared to succeed in future academic endeavors and contribute to the community.

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Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Academics

Academics

Awards

Saints Peter & Paul School received a Blue Ribbon award from US Department of Education in 2012.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 690
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Kindergarten 71
1 67
2 72
3 69
4 71
5 62
6 70
7 72
8 70
9 66

Saints Peter & Paul School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Saints Peter & Paul School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 23 : 1
Gender 40% Male / 60% Female
Dress Code Uniform
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 81%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 4%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 2%
Principal   Karen Meskill

Extracurriculars

A wide range of extra-curricular activities are offered to encourage our students to be engaged beyond the classroom. Students in grades 1-4 can participate in intramural basketball and volleyball. Our interscholastic sports program begins in 5th grade, and we sponsor teams for anyone who wishes to participate. Athletics:  Basketball  Cheerleading  Cross Country  Football  Track  Volleyball Activities:  Altar Serving  American Heritage Girls  Band  Bricks for Kids – Lego Club  Chess Club  Choir  Finance Class  Fine Arts Festival  Hobby Fair  Math Club  Scouts  Spanish Club  Spring Play  Student Council  Yearbook

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