St Matthew Lutheran School

818 W Wisconsin Ave
Oconomowoc, WI 53066-0530
Tel: (262)567-5396
Grades: PK - 8 | 158 students
St. Matthew's Lutheran School began in 1922 when members built a two-room school, which also served as the congregation's first worship facility.
The lower level of the present school building was completed in 1952, and the second floor was added in 1962.
Since it's humble beginnings, God has blessed St. Matthew's with continued growth, caring teachers, and supportive families.
The current school has ten classrooms and enrolls children from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8.
St. Matthew's Lutheran School is operated by St. Matthew's Lutheran Church and is part of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.
WELS congregations like St. Matthew's have operated elementary schools for over 150 years.
The 359 WELS schools in 27 states and two foreign countries make up our nation's fourth largest school system.
The dedicated, nurturing, teachers and staff of St. Matthew's are united in their mission to "assist parents in the Christian training of their children." As children are nurtured in this way, their faith grows.
As faith grows, it doesn't remain static; it becomes evident the caring hearts, respectful attitudes, and conscientious work of the students.
Students at St. Matthew's not only know there is a God, they know who God is, what God did to save them, and how they can express gratitude to God by the way they live their lives.
St. Matthew's Lutheran School exists to make disciples for the Lord's kingdom through Christian education, assisting parents in the training of their children as we grow in God's inerrant Word, serving and glorifying Him.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1922

Student Body

Total Students 158 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 87%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St Matthew Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 40%
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Clean and modestly dressed)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Aug. 12
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,500
Tuition Notes $1038 for Church Members
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Eric W. Ziel
Admissions Associate eziel@smls.org

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountrySoftball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Genesee Lake School (5.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary Linsmeier Schools (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mary Linsmeier Schools (0.7 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oconomowoc
    Mary Linsmeier Schools
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-K | 20 students
    0.7 miles
    1341 W. Wisconsin Ave.
    Oconomowoc, WI 53066
    (262)569-9133
    0.7NS-K
    20
  • Oconomowoc
    St Jerome Parish School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 282 students
    1.5 miles
    1001 S Silver Lake St
    Oconomowoc, WI 53066
    (262)569-3030
    1.5PK-8
    282
  • Okauchee
    Grades: K-8 | 53 students
    3.7 miles
    Po Box 146
    Okauchee, WI 53069
    (262)567-0669
    3.7K-8
    53
  • Nashotah
    Grades: PK-8 | 111 students
    5 miles
    120 Nashotah Road
    Nashotah, WI 53058
    (262)646-5821
    5PK-8
    111
  • Oconomowoc
    Genesee Lake School
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 150 students
    5.3 miles
    36100 Genesee Lake Rd
    Oconomowoc, WI 53066
    (262)569-5510
    5.3PK-12
    150

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