Believing all children are created and loved by God, First Lutheran School, together with family and church, provides a quality academic structure to educate children`s spirits, minds and bodies in a Christ-centered environment, preparing them as responsible citizens for Christian service and eternal life.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 154 students
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

First Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1869

Student Body

Total Students
154 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
First Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
5%
Average Class Size
11 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Khaki pants, polo shirts)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Please visit our website for complete tuition information.
% on Financial Aid
10%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Book Club, First Lego League

School Notes

  • Academica's have always been at the top of our educational priority list at First Lutheran School. Though we follow Tennessee's Guidelines for Education and Core Knowledge, we strive to take your child well beyond state standards and our track record consistently has demonstrated success in doing so. It is our conviction is that no education is complete without the teachings of Jesus Christ. We see His teaching as the 'crown jewel' of an outstanding education. Learning of Jesus wisdom and love will make your child well prepared for the world, feel safer and more secure no matter what adversities may come. The earlier children learn of His truth and mercy, the more confident they are as they grow in academics, athletics, and the arts even into high school, college, and beyond. With Christ's teachings and our experienced and caring faculty and staff, our school is ready to prepare your child for tomorrow. We invite you to enroll today and learn how this is most certainly true. Our Mission We believe that all children are created and loved by God. First Lutheran School together with family and church educates children's spirits, minds, and bodies in a Christ-centered environment, preparing them for Christian service and eternal life. Our Objectives
    • To equip our students both spiritually and academically
    • To nurture them in Christian love as they grow in knowledge, attitudes, and skills
    • To enable our students to reach their full potential as Christian individuals and responsible citizens.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 154 students
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Knoxville, TN is $7,513 for elementary schools and $7,306 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Knoxville, TN is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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