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 5%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Good Shepherd Lutheran School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 36%
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,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Southview Christian School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodpark Montessori (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Berean Education Center (0.2 miles away)
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  • BurnsvilleBerean Education Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    309 County Road 42 E
    BurnsvilleMN 55306
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    0.2 mi | 109 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • BurnsvilleWoodpark Montessori
    Montessori School
    1080 E 146th St Ste 100
    BurnsvilleMN 55337
    Montessori School
    0.8 mi | 66 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • BurnsvilleSouthview Christian School
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    15304 County Road 5
    BurnsvilleMN 55306
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1.6 mi | 49 students | Gr. PK-10                      
  • BurnsvilleCyprus Classical Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    13560 County Road 5
    BurnsvilleMN 55337
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.8 mi | 98 students | Gr. NS-4                      
  • BurnsvilleBurnsville KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    1888 East 134th Street
    BurnsvilleMN 55337
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.9 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      

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