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Frequently asked Questions

  • How do I get an application?
    Applications can be completed online. Click here!
  • Who do I contact for more information about St. Petersburg Primary School?
    Please contact 727-894-5889 or for all application questions.
  • Are alumni and sibling candidates given preference in the admission process?
    Children of employees, alumni, First Presbyterian Church members, and siblings of current and former students will receive preferred consideration when all other factors are considered equal.
  • When is the application deadline?
    There is no application deadline at St. Petersburg Primary School. The application for the 2024-2025 school year will open November 1st, 2023, at 8:00 a.m. We will continue to accept applications and place students from a waitlist as space becomes available. Prospective students for the 2023-2024 school year may apply any time and will be waitlisted or placed subject to availability. Please contact 727-894-5889 or if you wish to apply for the current school year.
  • When will the Admissions Office notify me of my acceptance?
    Applicants will be notified in January after we complete in-house enrollment.
  • Are shadow days required?
    Shadow days are required for Elementary and NOT for preschool. We require Shadow days for prospective Elementary students. Shadow days are not offered for prospective preschool students due to licensing requirements.
  • Does St. Petersburg Primary School offer tours during the summer?
    School tours are generally offered September through May. Summer tours are only offered for openings in the upcoming school year, if available.
  • Does St. Petersburg Primary offer virtual tours?
    No. Virtual tours are not offered at this time.
  • How will admissions decisions be communicated?
    In January, you will receive an email confirming that you were successfully enrolled or that you are on a waitlist. This email will also include the next steps in your enrollment process to become a student at St. Petersburg Primary School!
  • Are there any additional fee's besides tuition?
    Fees: Application Fee: $50 Enrollment Fee: $275 Curriculum Fee: $300 FACTS Fee: FACTS Fee (for processing online payments): One -time payment ($25) or, two or more payments ($55) Other Incidentals (including, but not limited to): Cot sheets, ID cards, late fees, etc. Tuition and Fees are charged to your account through FACTS.
  • Can my child spend the day in a classroom?
    If your child is an elementary student or rising kindergarten student, we require a shadow day before enrollment. Preschool students cannot spend the day in the classroom due to licensing regulations, but may accompany you on the tour!
  • Do I need to be a Christian to attend St. Petersburg Primary School?
    No, you don't have to be a Christian to attend. We are a faith based school, and students attend our Chapel services once a month (these are held during school hours) and participate in our weekly Bible class.
  • What is your dress code policy?
    Preschool: There are no uniforms for our preschoolers. Closed toe shoes and clothes that are ok to get messy should be worn at all times! Elementary: We are phasing into a uniform, but do not have one available at this time. (2023-2024)
  • Does St. Petersburg Primary School offer transportation to and from school?
    The School does not offer transportation to and from school.
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