St. Peter's Preparatory Academy
     St. Peter's Preparatory Academy is one of Indian River County's first Charter schools founded in 1996 by Pastor Andrew Jefferson. The school began its first year of operation in 1997 targeting at-risk students in grades k-6th grade. The school is a top performing school earning an "A" grade by the Florida Department of Education and students enrolled consistently perform at or above levels in all grades.

     Key components of the school include high academic, behavioral expectations, a school environment that fosters academic achievement, dedicated and professionally competent staff, and the creative involvement of parents in all phases of the school operations so that they assume a contractual obligation for their children's education. The school is accountable to it's Sponsor, Indian River County School District, the Florida Department of Education, students, Parents and the community at large through a continuous cycle of planning, evaluation and refinement. The School is non-sectarian, non discriminatory, does not charge tuition or fees and welcomes all students.

St. Peter's Academy Mission Statement

The vision and purpose of St. Peter's Preparatory Academy is to demonstrate that students can learn at high levels, through an academically rigorous and innovative curriculum that incorporates the development of good character. The School's academic performance objectives consist of ensuring that all students receive a well-rounded education that includes mastery in Mathematics, Reading and Language Arts.
Failure is not an Option!