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
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade St. James Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
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
Average Financial Aid Grant $11,000


Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, VolleyballBasketballVolleyball,

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Holy Trinity School (12.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Francis Xavier Elementary School (11.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holy Trinity School (12.7 miles away)
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  • Buffalo
    Grades: K-9 | 279 students
    11.1 miles
    219 19th St Nw
    Buffalo, MN 55313
  • Maple Lake
    Grades: KG-8 | 111 students
    6.8 miles
    241 Star St E
    Maple Lake, MN 55358
  • Winsted
    Holy Trinity School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 226 students
    12.7 miles
    110 Winsted Avenue W Po Box 38
    Winsted, MN 55395
  • Delano
    St. Peter's School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-6 | 89 students
    14.3 miles
    Po Box 470
    Delano, MN 55328
  • Delano
    Mt Olive Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 92 students
    14.5 miles
    435 Bridge Ave E
    Delano, MN 55328

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