Good Shepherd Lutheran

  • Good Shepherd is owned and operated by Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.
  • We welcome all families living in the Sioux Falls area to take advantage of the unique, Christ-centered education offered at our school, as space is available.
  • Neither enrollment nor any other rights, privileges, programs, and activities available to the children will be in any way restricted on the basis of race, color, or national origin.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1977
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students237 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Good Shepherd Lutheran Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio47:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,100
Tuition NotesGood Shepherd also has a non-refundable registration fee of $260.

School Notes

The ultimate objective of Christian education must serve to point out the very purpose of life itself—that we exist to praise, glorify, and please God, imperfectly in this life, but perfectly in the next. Our objectives are that every child:
  • has a thorough knowledge and understanding of God's Word.
  • builds his/her life around faith in the Lord so that all thoughts, words, and deeds exemplify the life of Christ.
  • is instructed, in every subject, to develop all the talents God has given for his/her use in the world as he/she does all to the glory of God.
  • is prepared through discipline-based instruction for the next step of his/her education.
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  • Sioux Falls
    Bethel Lutheran School
    Bethel Lutheran School Photo
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: K-8 | 15 students
    6 miles
    1801 S Valley View Road
    Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (605)362-8231
    6 K-8
    15

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The average private school tuition in Sioux Falls, SD is $3,540 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Sioux Falls, SD is 99% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).