Our Redeemer Lutheran School

10025 West North Avenue,
Milwaukee, WI, 53226-0532
Tel: (414)258-4558
Grades: PK - 8 | 263 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 Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2013

Student Body

Total Students 263 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Our Redeemer Lutheran School Students 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

    Profile last updated: 01/10/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Carmelite Home For Boys - School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Christ King School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Christ King School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wauwatosa Christ King School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2646 N Swan Blvd
    Wauwatosa , WI , 53226
    (414)258-4160
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.7  mi  |  392  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Milwaukee St. Joseph Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2750 North 122nd St
    Milwaukee , WI , 53222
    (414)771-4626
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.5  mi  |  223  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Wauwatosa Mercy Academy    
    (Roman Catholic)
    2160 N Wauwatosa Ave
    Wauwatosa , WI , 53213
    (414)258-0881
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.5  mi  |  53  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Milwaukee St. Pius X Grade School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2520 N Wauwatosa Ave
    Milwaukee , WI , 53213
    (414)778-0880
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.6  mi  |  108  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Wauwatosa St John''s Evangelical Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    1278 Dewey Ave
    Wauwatosa , WI , 53213
    (414)258-4214
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    1.7  mi  |  178  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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