Every year, St. Peter’s School’s biggest fundraising event is our Annual Auction. Please join us on April 7, 2017 at the Society Hill Sheraton Hotel for this wonderful event. Tickets may be purchased online or at the door. We hope to see you there!

PROSPECTIVE FAMILIES: We have a few spaces left for this 2017-2018 school year! Please email lmiller@st-peters-school.org or complete an inquiry form to schedule your parent visit and learn about St. Peter’s School.

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DID YOU KNOW? A cornerstone of St. Peter’s School, Declamation challenges students to master and declaim celebrated works of poetry and prose while providing them with invaluable public speaking experience. Listen as Sixth Grader Jiasheng Shi declaims FDR’s Pearl Harbor Address.

2017 Summer Programs

DID YOU KNOW? This year, SPS Upper School students will participate in yearlong Independent Studies guided by faculty and community members. Some of the topics selected by our Fifth through Eighth Graders include:

  • Making a hybrid plant
  • Studying diseases of the 14th – 16th centuries
  • Designing a Chrome extension
  • Researching the effects of lead on children’s brains
  • Opening a sports franchise
  • Learning how to speak Turkish
  • Training a bonsai tree
  • Writing and recording an original song and video

St. Peter’s School is proud to announce the most parent participation in the Hipster Henry Annual School Survey. Check out the feedback from our current families!


New Date: Eighth Grade Play

March 15th, 2017

When a man is accused of abducting half a dozen cats, it’s a simple open-and-shut case, even for a jury that’s filled with oddballs like a dim-witted PR “maven,” a bickering couple, and a man obsessed with french fries. Although every scrap of evidence indicts the accused, Juror #8–a wannabe lawyer–believes that the “Cat Burglar” is innocent. Will he be able to sway the other jury members? Or will they side with Juror #3–the only sane one in the bunch–in this hilarious parody of 12 Angry Men.
Our Eighth Graders will be performing this hilarious play on Thursday, March 30th at 6:30 PM.

Last Chance for Early Bird Discount!

February 27th, 2017

This is your last chance to register for Summer Programs at SPS with our Early Bird Discount. SPS Summer Programs offer dynamic and engaging experiences for all students. With an emphasis on exploration, socialization, and hands-on activities and lessons for all age groups, our Summer Programs combine learning with fun!

Click Here to register by March 10th and receive 10% off of your entire order!

The St. Peter’s School Annual Auction

February 21st, 2017

Funds Raised at this year’s Auction will go towards:

• Scholarships for students with financial need
• Professional Development for our fantastic faculty
• Other expenses not fully financed by tuition
• The Renovation of our beloved Blum Library

Watch the video below to learn about the importance of
literacy and libraries for our students at SPS.

SPS in the News!

February 10th, 2017

On Wednesday, St. Peter’s School Seventh Grade Artists and our partnership with The Resource Exchange were featured in the Start Community Newsweekly! Students were inspired by a trip to the Creative Africa exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art to print their own take on Kente cloths, using fabric purchased at the Resource Exchange. Their art will be showcased at the Exchange throughout the month of February, be sure to stop by and see the work of our very talented students.

Click Here to view the article!

Summer Programs at SPS

February 3rd, 2017

Weekly Sessions: June 19 – August 25
8 AM – 4 PM Daily
Before and After Care Available for an Additional Fee

SPS Summer Programs offer dynamic and engaging experiences for all students. With an emphasis on exploration, socialization, and hands-on activities and lessons for all age groups, our Summer Programs combine learning with fun! Click Here to learn more about our exciting offerings this summer and to sign up!

Watch a special preview video and learn more about our Summer Programs!

Student Artist Reception at the Resource Exchange

February 1st, 2017

St. Peter’s School is very excited to partner with The Resource Exchange for a student Artist Reception on February 4th!
In honor of Black History Month, The Resource Exchange will be featuring work inspired by African artwork, created by our 7th grade students. Earlier this year, students went to Philadelphia Museum of Art to see Creative Africa, an exhibit of African art that included Kente Cloth textiles and artifacts from the Penn Museum.Their beautiful work, printed on reclaimed fabrics sourced from The Resource Exchange, will be on display in the gallery throughout February.

Class of 2017 Rube Goldberg Project

January 20th, 2017

Our Eighth Graders have been hard at work on their Rube Goldberg Project, an annual part of our Innovation Curriculum. This morning they were able to show their project at work to some of their peers. Great job Class of 2017! Is your inventive student looking forward to creating their project in Eighth Grade?

Click Here to view the video of this great project!

MLK Day Peace March

January 16th, 2017

Every year St. Peter’ School honors the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. by holding a day of service for our students. This year our Preschool and Prekindergarten students began the day with a Peace March through our neighborhood.

Click Here to view the video of their Peace March!

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service at SPS

January 6th, 2017

St. Peter’s School is participating in the annual Martin Luther King Day of Service on Monday, January 16th!

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is an opportunity for our school to build relationships outside our usual community through service. In preparation for participation in the annual MLK Day of Service, SPS students will be discussing Dr. King’s legacy, the many who worked with Dr. King in the fight for racial justice, and the struggle that continues today. Younger students will make personal connections with the concepts of fairness, justice, and philanthropy. Older students explore how individuals can use personal interests and strengths to impact the common good. MLK Day of Service is during school hours on Monday, January 16th.