Over 180 years of traditions and academic distinction.

We are now accepting applications for Preschool through 7th grade for Fall 2015. To schedule a visit to campus for a tour please contact us. For parents with children between the ages of 18 months to 3 years old, please join us for one of our free Storytime at St. Peter’s programs.

Founded in 1834, St. Peter’s is a prominent fixture in the Society Hill neighborhood in Philadelphia’s most historic area. St. Peter’s is truly a family, committed to providing the very best educational community for children.


Storytime at St. Peter’s School

November 18th, 2014
St. Peter’s School will begin hosting a storytime!  All children ages 18 months – 3 years old and their parents or caregivers are invited to attend for books, music, and an opportunity to look into a Center City independent school.
Storytime will be held in our cozy library beginning
Monday, November 24, at 11:00 a.m. and will be held twice a month.
All are invited free of charge.  This is an event for current St. Peter’s families as well.  Registration is requested. Click here to register

2014 Strategic Plan Launch Presentation

November 6th, 2014

We are pleased and proud to announce that St. Peter’s School completed its most recent strategic plan. The Board and St. Peter’s School are profoundly grateful to the many participants for their hard work, dedication, and thoughtful input. This process underscored one of our school’s core strengths – an unparalleled sense of community. This cooperative commitment to excellence made the strategic plan possible. Read the entire letter from Shawn Kelly, Head of School, and Carmen Guerra, Board Chair, here.

SPS Book Club

November 3rd, 2014

Connect and enjoy a relaxing time while discussing fiction and non-fiction books with other parents.  Bring a friend!
Mark your calendars for the following Book Club Dates:
November book: 50 children by Steven Pressman
Thursday, November 20, 2014 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
January book: The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
Thursday, January 22, 2015, 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
February Book: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simpson
Thursday February 26, 2015, 7:00 pm- 8:00 pm


Strategic Planning Documents

St. Peter's School has released the 2014-2015 Strategic Plan. Read more.

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