Welcome to the Cathedral of St. Peter School

1231 N. Court St.  Rockford, Illinois 61103  
815-963-3620    FAX 815-963-0551

James Burns, Principal
Betsy Conery, Secretary

Mission Statement

Developing the talents from the Father...  Sharing the gifts of the Spirit...
Living the example of the Son... We are St. Peter Cathedral School

Principal's Message

Dear Families,

When meeting new families a question often asked is, "Why should I send my child to Cathedral of St. Peter School?" As parents or guardians, you have many options in selecting an educational opportunity for your child. It is indeed one of the most important decisions you can make for your child’s future. The importance of a Catholic education is ongoing formation of our faith and the development of each child’s God-given gifts and talents.

Cathedral of St. Peter School welcomes children of all backgrounds and faiths to experience the comprehensive education of heart, spirit, and mind. In choosing Cathedral of St. Peter School, you are providing your student with the spiritual and developmental skills they will need to build a bright, successful future. Our proven record of success and academic excellence is second to none.

Consider your student’s academic career a success story waiting to be written. Consider the possibilities and potential to be realized. Many of our graduates are now leaders in their community, serve their community in the health professions, or have careers in the entertainment field. These individuals and generations of others have excelled because Cathedral of St. Peter School has a proven record of academic success. Our school promotes self-discipline with moral values to serve others and help develop leadership. The caring educators teach in a safe and disciplined environment where respect to oneself and others is expected.

Those parents who have chosen Cathedral of St. Peter School quickly discovered that they provided their child with the spiritual and developmental skills they will need to build a bright academic future. Additionally, their child has been prepared to be productive citizens and good stewards of resources. Please give serious consideration to the important decision you will make about your child’s future. You will find that the investment you made in your child’s future will be returned many times over.

James Burns


Pre-Kindergarten Program Returns

Pre-Kindergarten will return with the 2017-18 school year! This program will be located in the school building at 1231 N. Court St. Children four years-old by September 1 are welcome. Parents will have the option a child attending for a full day for 5 days or half day for 5 days. Tuition will part of the overall school tuition. Registration will be Sunday, March 5 from 8:30am-10:00am (see Registration for New Families below). 


Registration for New Families 

New families wishing to enroll their child/children for the 2017-18 school year may do so Sunday, March 5, from 8:30am-10:00am. Registration will be in the Fellowship Hall of the Church at 1243 N, Church St. Any family that is unable to register at this time is welcome to register at the school office beginning March 6 during the hours of 8:00am-3:30pm. Registration forms will be available on the school website under the Documents tab beginning March 7 and may be mailed to the school office. The registration fee needs to be paid at the time of registration.  


Vanishing Tuition Program 

Poof!!! And your tuition is gone. Yes, you can make your tuition disappear through the school’s Vanishing Tuition Program. For every new student that you recommend to attend our school you will receive the $500.00. There is no limit to the amount you can have deducted or receive. To take advantage of the Vanishing Tuition call the school office.




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