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6th Grade D.C. Architecture Field Trip

The 6th grade class took a walking field trip with Ms. Mills and her brother, an Architecture major at Catholic University. The students took pictures and talked about the Greek Influence on the Capitol and Supreme Court buildings.

Second Grade Field Trip

After ending a unit on soil and heading into new unit on plant life the second graders went on a field trip to the National Botanical Gardens today. They were able to pot their own cacao bean and explore various plant life!

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St. Peter  at a Glance

  • Founded in 1868 with the Sisters of the Holy Cross
  • Rigorous academic program with student performance in top 15% of nation
  • Strong Catholic identity & Virtue of the Month program
  • Core Practices in Mindfulness part of the overall curriculum
80% of faculty members hold advanced degrees
Average Class size: 22
All students have access to Surface Pro tablets and iPads
Students participate in :
CYO sports, band, and after school enrichment activities
All students participate in service activities through Student Families and Student Council; middle school students required to complete an additional 15 hours of service


“Founded in 1868, St. Peter School provides children with an education founded on love of God and service to others, characterized by Catholic values and academic excellence.”