Iowa Great Lakes Lutheran School

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  • Iowa Great Lakes Lutheran School operates under the direction of the Board of Directors by authority of the constitution.
  • The mission of Iowa Great Lakes Lutheran School (IGLLS) is to develop the whole child -spirit, mind, and body in a quality Christ-centered environment.
  • 1:1 iPads in K-2; 1:1 Chromebooks in 3rd-6th.  The professional staff administers the day-to-day school affairs and is made up of the principal, the administrator and teachers.
  • Local pastors help in leading weekly chapel services, and serve as advisers to the principal and the board.
  • The principal and administrator are responsible to the board of directors for the supervision of the teachers and the school curriculum.
  • It is the task of the principal and administrator to implement the policies of the board so the school will function in an orderly manner.
  • Iowa Great Lakes Lutheran School admits students of any race, color, nationality and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities made available to students at the school.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
National Lutheran Schools Accreditation
Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Year Founded1999

Student Body

Total Students83 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Iowa Great Lakes Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,180
Tuition NotesFamilies may apply for funds from the Iowa Lutheran School Tuition Organization. For more information, go to
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$750


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsArchery, Basketball, Soccer, VolleyballArcheryBasketball,

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