About Christ, Prince of Peace School

Christ, Prince of Peace Parish was founded in 1971. Under the leadership of Father Vincent Stolzer, ground was broken for a parish elementary school in 1978. Christ, Prince of Peace Elementary School opened in

"The faculty and staff do a remarkable job of incorporating Catholic values into the academic curriculum."
the fall of 1979 with an enrollment of 289 students. The school was expanded in 1988, adding a computer lab, science room, kindergarten room, and two classrooms. In 2005, a major expansion and renovation project began to add a music room, a middle school wing, school offices and a new school entrance.  The existing building was renovated with an enlarged stage, library, art room and science lab.  Enrollment averages 300 with a staff of approximately 30 educators. 

Religion Christ, Prince of Peace School is a faith-filled community. Our school theme is "Be the Greater Gator," which encourages students to live daily being all that God calls them to be.  We reinforce our theme through participation in the Mass, classroom and school-wide activities. Students are recognized when they exemplify "Being the Greater Gator."  As one of our students said, "In this school, Jesus comes first all of the time."

Specials  In addition to the students' core classes, special classes are part of the school's curriculum.  Art, Computer, and Library Science are taught once a week and include cross-curricular activities.  Music and Physical Education are taught twice a week, with music and optional choir being incorporated into the weekly school Masses.  Students from ELC through 5th grade enjoy Spanish classes once a week, and Middle School grades meet twice a week.  The school proudly has dedicated classrooms for each of these special classes.

Parent Involvement
PTO Room Mother Playground Monitors
Book Fair School Board Library
Cafeteria Office Help Story Readers
Yearbook Fine Arts Night TWB

Learning Center

"I like the size of the school and the sense of community. My children like going to school every day."
Christ, Prince of Peace School assists children with learning differences in grades K-8. Our primary students are supported by the reading specialist who works with small groups of at-risk students in the Learning Center. Our students in grades 4-8 are supported by the learning consultant as well as dedicated teachers who individualize within the classroom to meet our students' needs.

Explo Middle School students take Explo classes twice a year. These classes include bridge, pottery, stained glass, digital photography, drama, needlework, and finance.

School Activities
Student Council Musicals Math-a-thon
Band Art Club Essays
Grandparents' Day DARE Program Art Fair
Mass Servers Speech School Carnival
Scouting Sports Retreats
6th Grade Camp Science Fair Parent Breakfasts
Field Day Recycling Right Start Program
  Geography/Spelling Bee

Technology The Computer Lab at Christ, Prince of Peace School is networked with twenty-five Intel-based Mac computers and a SMART interactive whiteboard system. Students also have access to two mobile labs which consist of 25 wireless laptops on each mobile cart. Students are able to access their saved data through the school’s server on any computer throughout  the campus. Each classroom is equipped with at least three computers, overhead LCD projectors and a faculty laptop. SMART Response clickers and additional SMART Boards are also utilized throughout the school to enhance the curriculum through technology. Our first grade is equiped with five iPads. The campus of Christ, Prince of Peace is completely wireless which allows our students to move freely throughout the campus with any device and still maintain their connection to the server and/or the internet. 

Health Room Christ, Prince of Peace has a nurse on duty in the Health Room from 8:30 to 2:30 daily. The nurse is available to assist with any physical or emotional needs of the students. The Health Room Nurse is able to administer medications and assist in any needs of chronic and acute illnesses. At Christ, Prince of Peace we work closely with the St. Louis County and Missouri State Health Departments to ensure the students remain safe and healthy.

After School Care
This program

"Christ, Prince of Peace is a community where our children go to school, participate in sports and school related activities, and attend church as a family."
is available for working parents. Click here for more information.
Contact Information

417 Weidman Road
Manchester, MO 63011

(636) 394-6840

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