Our Redeemer Lutheran School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
10025 West North Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Tel: (414)258-4558
Grades: PK-8 | 303 students
  • ~~ NOMINATED as a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School by the Council of American Private Education ~~ORLS Mission Statement ORLS exists to provide Christ-centered quality education by bringing Jesus Christ into the lives of our students and their families thereby equipping them for service to the world as they share the Good News!.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild learning differences addressed through our Lutheran Special School & Educational Services Program
Year Founded 1931
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2013

Student Body

Total Students 303 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Our Redeemer Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
22%
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress code noted in parent handbook available upon request)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,100
Tuition Notes Tuition costs vary from student fees assessed church member families. Costs also vary regarding 3K, 4K, 5K vs. full day students in grades 1-8
% on Financial Aid
3%
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mary Irish
Admissions Associate James Van Dellen

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After School programs (art, crafts, chess, knitting, etc.), Forensics Club, Reading Club for gr. 1-4 Forensics Club, After School programs (art, crafts, chess, knitting, etc.),
Reading Club for gr. 1-4,

School Notes

  • Quality academic education in a Christian environment  
  • Awarded EXEMPLARY STATUS by the National Lutheran Accreditation Commission (LCMS) 
  • Safe and secure family environment
  • Extremely dedicated, caring, and professional teachers
  • Teacher to student ratio very low at 1:16 
  • Strong administration
  • Accreditation through National Lutheran School Accreditation - LCMS and Wisconsin Religious and Independent School Association 
  • Full day & half-day programs for 5K
  • Full-time Spanish instructor (5K full-day through grade 8)
  • P. E. specialist serves grade 5K through 8
  • Full music program with two music specialists plus band & handbell directors
  • Arts Attack art curriculum
  • School Child Care offered from 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM for enrolled students
  • Hot lunch prepared on-site, fresh daily
  • After school enrichment classes offered in 4 &/or 6 week increments
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School Reviews

5  11/25/2016
My child transitioned seamlessly from the public school system to Our Redeemer. They helped us every step of the way! They truly DO care about every single child in attendance. My child has specific learning disabilities and I was hesitant at first with sending him to a private school. I was always under the impression that the appropriate services for him would be lacking and that we would be back to square one. My concerns were totally unfounded. Lutheran Special Schools Services at ORLS have exceeded my expectations. My child is currently enrolled in fifth grade at ORLS. I am ECSTATIC to report that my child has gone from reading and writing at the first grade level in the public school to fourth grade level within one school year. Also, his faith has exploded which is important to me. Three more reasons I would recommend this learning institution: The class sizes are small with very low student to teacher ratios. They maintain a strict adherence to their anti-bullying policies. Extremely open lines of communication between Administration/Faculty and families. I cannot recommend this school highly enough!
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