St. James Lutheran School

1000 - 6th Avenue, P.O. Box 680
Howard Lake, MN 55349-0553
     Tel: (320)543-2630
Grades: PK - 8 | 134 students
St James School offers your child a Christian education for Preschool through grade 8.
St James Lutheran Day School educate the mind and strengthening the faith of our children, that they may grow in the knowledge of God's Word and Grace.
May our children know of God's blessings and thank and praise him eternally.
This school exists to teach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and assist Christian parents in following our Lord’s commands by providing sound Christian training for children.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1918

Student Body

Total Students 134 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 3%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade St. James Lutheran School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 10%
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $1,000
Tuition Notes The above figure is for those students that are members of St. James Church. Nonmembers cost would be $1750.
% on Financial Aid 50%
Average Financial Aid Grant $11,000


Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, VolleyballBasketballVolleyball,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Holy Trinity School (12.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Timothys Parish School (6.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holy Trinity School (12.7 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Maple Lake
    St Timothys Parish School
    (Roman Catholic)
    241 Star St E
    Maple LakeMN 55358
    (Roman Catholic)
    6.8 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 111 students                      
  • Buffalo
    219 19th St Nw
    BuffaloMN 55313
    (Roman Catholic)
    11.1 mi | Gr. K-9 | 279 students                      
  • Winsted
    Holy Trinity School
    (Roman Catholic)
    110 Winsted Avenue W Po Box 38
    WinstedMN 55395
    (Roman Catholic)
    12.7 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 226 students                      
  • Delano
    Mt Olive Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    435 Bridge Ave E
    DelanoMN 55328
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    14.5 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 92 students                      
  • Redlake
    St. Mary's Mission School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Po Box 189
    RedlakeMN 56671
    (Roman Catholic)
    14.7 mi | Gr. K-7 | 84 students                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?          Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Why Would I Want to....
Why Would I Want to....
Many parents tend to dismiss the idea of sending their children to private school without exploring it in depth. We explore this and several more related subjects.
So Many Choices
When it comes to choosing a private school, there are so many choices to consider that the project can be a huge challenge to most of us. We offer some help and advice to help you get started.
What About a Foreign Language School?
Sending your child to a foreign language school makes good sense when you have been posted to this country from abroad and in other circumstances as well.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.


(enter "N/A" if not applicable)

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Minnesota is $4,015 for elementary schools and $10,109 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Minnesota is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).