St. Peter Claver Regional Catholic School is a Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth grade elementary school within the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Originally founded in 1961 as a parochial school of Saints Peter and Paul Parish, it was reclassified as a regional school by decree of Archbishop John F. Donoghue in February, 2001. In 1971, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools fully accredited the school. In 2006 the Southern Association of Independent Schools also granted full accreditation. In 2013, The Office of Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of Atlanta was granted full accreditation through AdvancED.
The school consists of three buildings, known as the 100, 200, and 300 buildings. The 100 Building consists of pre-kindergarten to grade five, a clinic, staff meeting room, faculty lounge, resource classroom, storage areas, and guidance counseling area. The 200 Building houses grades six through eight, Spanish classroom, media center, science lab, and a computer lab. The 300 Building, the school’s newest addition, consists of a state of the art gymnasium, school offices, music room, and art room.
As part of the strategic initiative for the transformation of urban education in the archdiocese, St. Peter Claver Regional Catholic School was identified as the anchor Catholic school for families in the central city and surrounding suburbs of Atlanta. St. Peter Claver Regional Catholic School currently serves the following Catholic parishes:
The school serves children with a variety of ethnic backgrounds. There are 20 lay faculty and staff serving approximately 107 students.