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Academics Overview

At St. Peter’s School, our mission is to honor childhood, foster an early and lifelong love of learning, cultivate citizenship and compassion, and instill both responsibility and respect for self and others in our students.

Every step of the way, our robust curriculum embodies this mission and emphasizes the enduring skills we strive to nurture in our students. Our programs are engaging, challenging, and developmentally appropriate, anchored by our commitment to our core values and enduring skills.

  • The Skills of Inquiry and Critical Thinking
  • The Skills of Collaboration and Cultural Competence
  • The Skills of Self-awareness and Integrity
  • The Skills of Persistence and Resilience
  • The Skills of Accountability and Organization

EARLY CHILDHOOD DIVISION: PRESCHOOL THROUGH KINDERGARTEN
St. Peter’s School’s strong educational foundation is laid in our Early Childhood Division, where child-directed learning, imagination, and play are fostered. In these Preschool through Kindergarten years, students access the intellectual tools to solve their own problems and develop a love for learning through sensory, hands-on experiences.

LOWER SCHOOL: FIRST THROUGH FOURTH GRADES
Lower School students are empowered as they question, navigate, an discover the world around them. These First through Fourth Grade years, which are are rich in reading, problem-solving, and collaborating, invite students to take intellectual risks, think critically, and develop both independence and self-awareness.

UPPER SCHOOL: FIFTH THROUGH EIGHTH GRADES
Serving as role models for the student body, our US students reach new levels of self-expression, responsibility, and achievement. Consistently called upon to think critically and solve 21st century problems, our graduates are well-rounded and ready to embrace the challenges of secondary school and beyond.