First Evangelical Lutheran School
- First Lutheran School was first organized in 1859 by Pastor Fachtmann, our first Pastor, who maintained it for 7 years before the first teacher was hired.
- Remaining as a Christian day school since its inception, our school blossomed from only a few pupils to a record enrollment of 295 students set in 1961.
- In recent years, our school has maintained a fairly stable enrollment of about 115 students.
- We assist families in the spiritual growth of their children to know and live for their Savior Jesus Christ in all areas of their lives.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Council for Exceptional Children|
|Religious Affiliation||Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||112 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 28%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||7 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||16:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||12 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual
(non-offensive, neat, clean clothing)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$3,100|
|Tuition Notes||non-member tuition is listed, other WELS is half and members have no tuition|
|Admissions Director||David Niemi|
|Admissions Associate||Courtney McCollough|
|Total Sports Offered||4 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketball, Softball,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||4 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||choir, band, piano, fine arts choir, band, piano, fine arts,|
- First Lutheran School was blessed in 2002 with a new gymnasium, music room, technology lab, library, and school offices.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
La CrosseGrades: KG-12 | 38 students
1707 Main St
La Crosse, WI 54601
West SalemGrades: PK-8 | 99 students
500 Park St
West Salem, WI 54669
SpartaGrades: PK-8 | 120 students
419 Jefferson Avenue
Sparta, WI 54656
StoddardGrades: PK-8 | 58 students
Po Box 208
Stoddard, WI 54658
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