St. Paul Lutheran School

3407 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78705-0787
Tel: (512)472-3313
Grades: PK-8 | 161 students
At St Paul Lutheran School, we offer Early Childhood Education from 18 months to kindergarten along with our outstanding academic program beginning in 1st grade and continuing through the 8th grade.
We also have before and after school Child Care available to all students as well as a fun-filled Summer Program.
The mission of St. Paul Lutheran School is to nurture the growth of its students as Christian people, fully integrated in spirit, character, mind and body, in service to each other, the church and the community.
 St. Paul Lutheran is accredited through the National Lutheran Schools Association (NLSA) which is recognized by the state of Texas.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia and mild learning differences
Year Founded 1893

Student Body

Total Students 161 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade St. Paul Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 12 students
Advanced Courses 8th Grade - Spanish I and Algebra I
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Solid colored polos & khaki or navy pants/shorts/skirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,000
Tuition Notes PreK (1/2 and full day) - varies Kndg-4th - $5870/yr 5th-8th - $6080/yr $1500 discount for 2nd & subsequent children
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mary Eifert
Admissions Associate Lynda Williams


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After school Art programs, Classics Book Club, Lego Club, Music lessons, PSIA - Academic Competition Lego Club, Music lessons, After school Art programs,
Classics Book Club,
PSIA - Academic Competition,

School Notes:

  • We now offer year round preschool to serve 18 months of age through 4 year olds.  We are open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Our teachers are top notch and our program is licensed through the state child care licensing agency.  We will accept admissions year round.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Sri Atmananda Memorial School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sri Atmananda Memorial School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hyde Park Baptist Schools (0.7 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Austin
    Grades: K-12 | 43 students
    0.6 miles
    4100 Red River St
    Austin, TX 78751
  • Austin
    Grades: PK-12 | 803 students
    0.7 miles
    3901 Speedway St
    Austin, TX 78751
  • Austin
    The Montessori Center
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-K | 60 students
    0.7 miles
    4108 Avenue H
    Austin, TX 78751
  • Austin
    All Saints' Episcopal School
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    Grades: PK-KG | 80 students
    0.8 miles
    209 W 27th St
    Austin, TX 78705
  • Austin
    Grades: K-12 | 524 students
    0.8 miles
    3901 Speedway
    Austin, TX 78751

School Reviews

My daughter has been at St. Paul PreSchool for about six months now, and I have really seen her bloom with their PreK 4 program. The teachers are highly effective and one thing that I truly appreciate is the way they get a child''s attention, they start singing! It is really cute and has made my daughter start singing at home which I had not been able to do before now. It is hard to find a preschool in downtown Austin that is not only affordable but also is curriculum based and effective. I highly recommend this preschool program. I don''t have any experience with the school program other than when the principal found out I was with the preschool at Back-to-School night she quickly dismissed me to move on to another parent rather than try and create a relationship with a future parent of her school.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
St. Paul has offered an incredible preschool experience for my 2 year old son! The director, Tessa Spencer, and all his teachers have been highly professional, flexible, and very kind towards our family. Being a public school teacher, it is evident that they provide an outstanding experience and education beginning at the preschool level. Our son has learned so much and loves attending St. Paul.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
Two of my children have graduated from St. Paul, and my third one is in his last year. We love St. Paul and the people there. Academic quality is very high, with availability of differentiated instruction for alternate learning styles. Outstanding music program in particular. We will definitely miss it, but my children are very well prepared for the next level.
- Posted by Parent, 10/06/12
This school features the small class size and individualized attention my daughter needed to succeed academically from 6th - 8th grade. She is now performing very well academically at Concordia High School here in the Austin area which is a college preparatory school. St. Paul also has a wonderful fine arts program in the way of their choir and band programs which attend performance competitions annually.
- Posted by Parent, 10/06/12

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