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Admissions at Saints Peter and Paul School

SSPP admits students of any race, color, and national and or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities accorded to or made available to students at this school. The school does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and or ethnic origin, age, gender, or disability in administration of educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Applications are currently accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. An application does not guarantee acceptance into the school.

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Join Us for an Open House

Register for our Fall Open House and learn all about the thriving learning community SSPP has to offer your family.

Date: Sunday November 14, 2021

Time: 10 AM

Details: Join us for light refreshments and connect with prospective parents and members of our PTO board and faculty. A short presentation by our Principal, Dr. Lissa Harris will be followed by guided tours of the school, classrooms, and facilities.

Please note: fully vaccinated adults are welcome at this event (no children, please). Proof of vaccination is required, as are masks. We appreciate your cooperation and compliance in keeping our staff and school community safe.

Registration is required.

Register here

Kindergarten Admission Process

  • Kindergarten interview required
  • The applicant must be five years of age on or before September 1st of the school year
  • Applications are currently accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. An application does not guarantee acceptance into the school
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Application Information

  • Pre-K applicants must contact the director for a visit before applying
  • Grade 1 through grade 8 requires overall assessment of the applicant’s ability and current grade level
  • Applications are currently accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. An application does not guarantee acceptance into the school
  • Apply now

Age Requirements

  • Pre-K: The applicant must be 3 years of age on or before September 1st of the school year
  • Kindergarten: The applicant must be five years of age on or before September 1st of the school year
  • First Grade: The applicant must be six years of age on or before September 1st of the school year

School Hours

8:10 am to 3:15 pm, Mondays through Thursdays

8:10 am to 1:35 pm, Fridays

After School Care

The After School Care program is $360.00 a month regardless of the number of days in the month and/or the number of days the student attends. There is a $50.00 registration fee per student per school year. The hours are from after school to 5:30 pm on school days – except on the day before the Christmas/winter break, on the day before the Easter/spring break, and on the last day of the academic school year. Students picked up after 5:30 pm will be charged an extra $5.00 for every 15 minutes or part thereof, payable at the time of pickup. The After School Care payment is due the first of each month. Apply here or contact Mrs. Louisa Toy for more information.

Immunizations and Health Screenings

Health exams and immunizations are required for school.

Children must have a T.B. (tuberculosis) skin test given in the United States within one (1) year before the first admission to school in San Francisco. A Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis) vaccination is required for students entering the 7th or 8th grades.

A complete physical is required for children entering school. The physical examination for Kindergarten must be done between March and September of the same year that they enter school. First graders must have examinations done not more than 18 months prior to entry. Lack of evidence of a physical examination will result in denial of enrollment.

Tuition Information

Tuition rates for the 2021-2022 school year have been established.

SSPP has two tuition categories:

Participating Families

Fundraising and Service Hours are required (30 service hours for two-parent families, and 15 service hours for one-parent families). Participating families include $1,000 in the total tuition due in support of the school's fundraising activities (The Bazaar, Read-a-Thon, and two tickets to the Spring Fundraiser). Failure to meet the minimum requirements for the current school year will result in placement in the non-participating category for the new academic school year.

One Student $13,200

Two Students $25,400

Three Students $37,600

Non-participating Families

No fundraising and no Service Hours are required. Families choosing not to participate in any of the school's fundraising activities include $3,500 in the total tuition due. Non-participating families do no automatically receive tickets to the Spring Fundraiser. Tickets must be purchased if they would like to attend the event.

One Student $15,700

Two Students $27,900

Three Students $40,100

*There is no additional tuition charged when more than three family members of the same immediate family are enrolled during the same academic school year.

**All families MUST enroll and use FACTS Tuition Management for tuition payments. Parents/Guardians will be responsible for the annual fee per family to enroll in FACTS. (There is no fee when the total amount due is paid in full as one payment, a $10 fee when paid in two installments, and a $45 fee when paid as monthly installments.)

***Tuition is payable in full on June 20, 2021, in two equal installments on June 20, 2021 and November 20, 2021, or over a 10-month installment period on the 20th from June 2021 through March 2022.

****Student Educational Fees are collected annually (registration fees, PTO dues, general enrollment fees); new students additionally contribute to a Development and Scholarship Fund.

Contact our office for more information.