Why Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School?
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School has been partnering with parents in Naperville to provide an excellent Catholic education for students in grades K through 8 since 1853. Here are some of the reasons why you should be proud to send your children to Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School:
- Forms children in the Catholic faith
- Is committed to providing a Catholic education to students – Kindergarten through 8th grade
- Teaches moral values based on traditional Catholic teachings
- Is a Blue Ribbon School based on overall academic excellence
- Has an experienced staff where 68% of our faculty have obtained advanced degrees
- Offers athletics for 5th- 8th grade students including football, volleyball, cross country, basketball, track and field, and cheerleading.
- Celebrates Fine Arts with an annual art festival, band, choir, and an annual musical
- Includes extra-curricular opportunities like After-School Enrichment Classes, Chess Club, Science Olympiad, Lego Engineering Club, and Math Club
- Operates an extended day program to provide a safe environment for students until 6pm
- Provides financial aid to families that demonstrate a need
Be Part of Our Family!
New Kindergarten Families: In order to process your child’s registration materials we need the completed and signed New Student Application, copy of the birth certificate, copy of the baptismal certificate and $100 non-refundable registration fee. Please submit all materials to Meg Olsen.
Transfer Students: In order to be considered for admissions we need the New Student Application, a recent report card and standardized test score. Please contact Meg Olsen at email@example.com or (630) 718-2214 to set up an appointment. Thank you for considering Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School.
We want to get to know you!
The best way to get a feel for all we have to offer at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School is to come and spend time with us. You can:
Attend a Kindergarten Open House:
Kindergarten Open House dates
Thursday, November 8th 6:30pm-7:30pm
Friday, November 16th 9:30am-10:30am
Sunday, January 27th 9:45am-10:45am
- Schedule a private tour where you will see our students and teachers interacting in the classroom while you explore our beautiful campus. Contact Meg Olsen, Marketing and Enrollment Director at (630)718-2214 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Tours are conducted on school days between 8am and 2pm.
FYI: Kindergarten students must be five years of age by September 1 of the school year. First grade students must be six years of age by September 1 of the school year.
Tuition Rates for 2018-2019
1 student $5,070.00
2 students $9,633.00
3 students $14,196.00
4 or more students $16,225.00
The current tuition and fees sheet can be found here. Financial aid for those families that need it is available online through the parish. Applications for Tuition Assistance can be made online at https://online.factsmgt.com/signin/3G6T5 any time after 1/15/18 and before 3/1/18.
"Kindergarten through 8th grade is an incredibly important time in a child's life. These are the years you build a solid foundation and moral compass for the rest of your life. My time at SSPP provided me with this critical foundation comprised of strong values, faith, work ethic, and education, which were reinforced at home and at my SSPP friends' homes.
As a 31 year old, husband and new father of a 10 month old little girl, I can’t help but reflect on the blessings I've had in my life and the foundation my parents provided me by sending me to SSPP. I'm forever thankful for the role SSPP played in my childhood and for setting me up to handle all of life's successes and failures."
Mike Massa ’99
“We transferred five children into SS Peter and Paul School and are very happy we did. Previously they were either at another Catholic school or home schooled. We came here because the academics are rigorous, the school's size allows ample opportunities to form well-rounded kids through extracurriculars, and the Catholic faith is taught with joy and clarity in the parish and the school alike.”
Mike & Kathy Aabram
“Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School has provided an excellent foundation for our children because of both the strong academic curriculum and the teaching of Catholic values. As parents, we are happy with how well prepared they were for high school.”
Jim and Jane McGrail
“When my daughter turned 4, I knew it was time to start to think about kindergarten. We wanted an environment that supported our child’s growth in all areas of her being – spiritual, academic and personal. We were grateful to find Saints Peter and Paul School. A community that reminded me of fond memories of Catholic school and a place where she could learn to thrive in the modern environment we live in today.”
“The primary reason we chose SSPP School is because we want our daughter to have the best Catholic education. Daily religion classes, weekly mass, Christmas and Easter Programs, Reconciliation, the Trinity Pledge, Benediction and Stations of the Cross as well as excellent academics, set SSPP School apart from other schools. Our priests, teachers and staff are our extended family. We are so blessed to be a part of SSPP School.”
John and Mary Beth Zabinski
Frequently Asked Questions
Currently, the school day for all students begins at 7:45am (doors open at 7:30 am for students K-5th and at 7:40 for students 6th-8th). The day ends at 2:05pm for kindergarten students and at 2:15pm for all others.
Students enter through the front doors on Ellsworth in both the Elementary and Junior High Schools.
Yes! All students attend Mass with their classmates each week. The Mass schedule can be found on the website. Parents are more than welcome to join us for Mass.
You are not alone! For many Saints Peter and Paul parents, their greatest concern is where their child will stay after school. Parents at Saints Peter and Paul school have a unique alternative to solve that problem – the school’s Extended Day Program. Extended Day offers a safe and secure environment for children in grades K – 8. For the students, after school time in the Extended Day Program is fun and educational. Extended Day provides gym/play time, homework time, a snack and a variety of enrichment activities each afternoon. The uniqueness of the program lies in the fact that it is a self-supporting program. Cost for the program is $20/day/child with a yearly registration fee of $25 per family. Acceptance into the program is on a first-come, first-served basis while offering a choice of daily/weekly or monthly registration.
There is a hot lunch program available every Monday and Friday. We offer a daily milk program. You can order these online at the school website.
Please report the absence by 8am by calling the main school number (630-355-0113) and listen for the prompt for the school absentee line.
There is a classroom teacher and an aide in kindergarten through 3rd grade classes.
The company we use for our students’ uniforms is Educational Outfitters. You can reach them at: www.educationaloutfitters.com/lansing-michigan.
Saints Peter and Paul School hosts a Preschool Pals Program. Any child (not old enough to attend school full-time), along with a parent, is encouraged to come and gather with us at Preschool Pals. We meet nearly every Thursday of the school year for fun activities such as crafts, games, stories, and music. It’s a great way to make new friends for moms and kids! We meet from 9:15am to 10:15am in the lower level of the Ministry Center.
If interested kindly RSVP to Meg Olsen at email@example.com at least two days prior to the event.
Preschool Pals schedule 2018-2019
September 13, 20, 27
October 4, 11, 18
November 8, 15, 29
December 6, 13
January 10, 17, 24
February 7, 14, 21, 28
March 7, 14, 21
April 4, 11, 18
May 2, 9
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School offers a variety of extra-curricular and athletic opportunities. These include, but are not limited to:
- Altar Servers – Gr. 4-8
- Safety Patrol – 7th & 8th grade
- Student Council - Junior High
- Band – Gr. 4-8
- Yearbook – Junior High
- School Musical - Entire Student Body
- Choir – Gr. 2-8
- Fine Arts Festival – Gr. K-8
- Chess Club – Gr. K-5
- Cross Country - 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
- Tackle Football - 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
- Girls’ Volleyball - 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
- Boys’ Volleyball - 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
- Cheerleading - 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
- Boys’ Basketball - 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
- Girls’ Basketball - 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
- Boys’ & Girls’ Track & Field – 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
- Intramural Basketball – 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
- Intramural Volleyball – 3rd, 4th
No, we do not have a preschool. We have Preschool Pals Program which meets nearly every Wednesday of the school year from 9:00am to 10:00am. All preschool children are invited to these fun events which will include crafts, games, stories, sing-a-longs and a treat. Preschoolers (along with a parent) come and gather with us in the lower level of the Ministry Center to meet friends and have a great time. We ask participants to kindly RSVP to Meg Olsen at firstname.lastname@example.org at least two days prior to the event.
Financial aid for those families that demonstrate a financial need is available online through the parish. Applications for Tuition Assistance can be made online at https://online.factsmgt.com/
Yes, parents who have completed the Protecting God’s Children program and a background check are welcome to volunteer at school. Teachers will coordinate classroom help.
PGC is a course that the Diocese of Joliet requires all parents/volunteers to attend in order to be a volunteer. For more information you can go to
The Saints Peter and Paul website www.sspeterandpaulschool.com contains a wealth of information, as well as a calendar.
Teachers can be contacted by email or by leaving a message with the school office. Teacher email addresses are their first initial, followed by their last name and then, @sspeterandpaulschool.com
Homework is a contributing factor to the learning process. It is designed to supplement, complement and reinforce classroom teaching and learning. The following is a guideline to the average amount of minutes of homework to expect: