About Us

St. Peter/St. Francis School educates children from pre-kindergarten through grade 8.
The school strives to awaken, encourage, and enlighten students in an academically
challenging environment centered on the Roman Catholic faith.

Catholic schools educate diverse student bodies to form Catholic, person-centered learning communities; provide quality teaching through traditional and innovative educational programs infused with Catholic Social Teachings; involve students toserve and support parish life and the local civic communities; graduate students who are critical thinkers, productive moral citizens, and spiritual leaders; and recognize and appreciate parents as the primary educators of their children.

Purpose and Vision for Catholic School Education Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Hartford welcome students of all faiths, ethnic groups
and socio-economic backgrounds.

The fundamental purpose of Catholic schools is to:
• Provide a safe, nurturing and secure environment in which students
encounter the living God, who in Jesus Christ, reveals His transforming
love and truth;
•Partner with parents to support students in their learning and in their
search for knowledge, meaning, and truth;
• Create a Catholic climate that contributes to the formation of students
as active participants in the parish community;
• Foster a culture of educational excellence through critical thinking skills,
innovative and rigorous curriculum standards, a global perspective, and
an emphasis on moral education, community, and service;
• Promote life-long learning that advances the development of the whole
person - mind, body, and soul; and
• Graduate students prepared to become productive, virtuous citizens and
church leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world.

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