Details overview

Hours 8:20 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Shawn Kelly
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Arts (all)
World languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Classical
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

7
Visual Arts
including: Textiles
4
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
1
Languages
including: French
Music Bell / handbell choir
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught French

Support

16
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 92% 71%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Black 2% 15%
Hispanic 1% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
4
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
3
Clubs
including: Cooking club
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Swimming
Track
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Swimming
Track
Clubs Arts and crafts
Cooking club
Foreign language and culture club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Beginnings Preschool/ Moonstone Preschool
  Schwartz Preschool at Kesher Israel Synogogue
  Trinity Playschool / Beacon Center Preschool
Students typically continue on to these schools Penn Charter
  Friends Central
  Haverford

Teachers

16
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish
Vietnamese

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Historic Philadelphia

Enrollment

Learn more Http://st-peters-school.org/admissions/
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/15/2014
Tuition range (low) $17000
Tuition range (high) $25000
For the year 2013-2014
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012