Good Shepherd Lutheran School

151 County Road 42 E
Burnsville, MN 55306-0553
Tel: (952)953-0690
Grades: PK-8 | 118 students
Founded in 1980, Good Shepherd Lutheran School offers a well-rounded elementary education taught in the light of God’s Word within an intimate setting.
The average classroom size of 14 students allows for our staff of seven caring teachers to devote quality time to every child’s individual abilities.
Our students consistently score higher on standardized tests than their public school counterparts.
A family-friendly atmosphere is evidence of many active and involved parents.
This contributes to the success of each child in reaching their full potential.
At Good Shepherd we take very seriously the privilege, challenge and responsibility entrusted to us when assisting parents in providing a Christian education for their children.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 118 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Good Shepherd Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress should be appropriate for witnessing one\\)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,000
Tuition Notes Tuition assistance is available. Discounts apply for multiple siblings.


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
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The average private school tuition in Dakota County, MN is $5,463 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dakota County, MN is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).