Journeys Lutheran School

Centered in Christ, Journeys Lutheran School prepares students with unique learning challenges to maximize their God-given spiritual, academic, physical, emotional and social potential. Our school works to offer a therapeutic setting for students and to individualize learning to maximize the talents of our students. We offer small classrooms, coupled with art therapy and music therapy with an emphasis on fine arts and movement.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Council of Bilingual Education
Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades 3-11
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedautism, LD, mild CD, ADHD, mild EBD
Year Founded1958

Student Body

Total Students83 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Journeys Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,000
Tuition NotesDue to the Special Needs Scholarship Program (for students with IEP's) and the Choice Programs, families have alternatives to paying tuition.
Admissions DirectorKaren
Admissions AssociateJenny

School Notes

  • Journeys Lutheran School (JLS) provides faith based special education programs through Teacher Consultant services, Resource Rooms located in Milwaukee in Lutheran grade schools as well as self-contained classrooms for students in grades 3-11. Self-contained classrooms include the use of Art Therapy, Music Therapy and counseling.  Classrooms focus on art-integration and movement with the use of a sensory room, motor lab, and art therapy studio.

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