St. Paul Lutheran School

300 W Pecan Blvd
Mcallen, TX 78501-0785
Tel: (956)682-2345
Grades: PK-8 | 227 students
St. Paul Lutheran School provides a quality Christian education in a safe, caring environment for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 students.
We believe every child should experience God's love and be encouraged to live life with a purpose and passion through the power of Jesus Christ.
St. Paul provides a curriruclum of essential academics along with music, PE, and computers PK - 8. Extracurricular activities are offered after school.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS)
Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, English as a second language
Year Founded 1943

Student Body

Total Students 227 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade St. Paul Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Navy or khaki bottoms/blue or gold Polo Top)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,000
Tuition Notes Admission test required for new K-8 students
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,750
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Dr. Jeanne Kretzmann, Principal
Admissions Associate Reyna Willingham, Secretary


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Gymnastics, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballGymnastics,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Japanese School, Yearbook Club Yearbook Club, Japanese School,

School Notes

  • It is the mission of St. Paul Lutheran School to provide a safe place where children  can grow spiritually, physically, emotionally & intellectually. They and their families are assured of their eternal salvation through Jesus' death and resurrection and can succeed in their next stage of life through skills developed at St. Paul. They and their families also grow as disciples of Jesus Christ to serve the community of McAllen and the upper Rio Grande Valley. Can we serve YOU?
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